The Troubles in popular culture

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The Northern Ireland Troubles have been referenced numerous times in popular culture, particularly through films, novels, songs and poems. This article aims to provide a complete list of such works.

Films[edit]

Novels[edit]

Instrumental compositions[edit]

Songs[edit]

Poems[edit]

Poem Poet
Ceasefire Michael Longley
Ballad of Claudy James Simmons
Belfast Confetti Ciarán Carson
Casualty Seamus Heaney
Punishment Seamus Heaney
There Are Too Many Saviours on My Cross Dr. T. James

Art[edit]

Plays[edit]

Video Games[edit]

  • Block H is an interactive installation which includes a Counter-Strike mini-mod with maps changed to Belfast and standard player skins changed to Loyalists and Nationalists.[3]
  • MMORPG The Hooded Gunman[4] has caused major controversy.[5] It includes drug-dealing and gunrunning as primary means of raising funds, which can later be used to organize riots and other illegal actions.

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