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.

Art

Comics

Film

Instrumental compositions

Novels

Plays

Poems

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

Songs

Television

Video games

  • 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.[11]
  • MMORPG The Hooded Gunman[12] has caused major controversy.[13] It includes drug-dealing and gunrunning as primary means of raising funds, which can later be used to organize riots and other illegal actions.

References

  1. ^ Monaghan, Karl (14 May 2011). "Spiderman Versus The IRA". broadsheet.ie. Broadsheet. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Leonard, Allan (9 November 2011). "Graphic portrayals: Northern Ireland, graphic novels and the peace process". sluggerotoole.com. Slugger O'Toole. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Burgas, Greg (20 September 2014). "Year of the Artist, Day 263: Marc Silvestri, Part 2 - Web of Spider-Man #22". cbr.com. Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  4. ^ l Belfast: the war against cliché | | guardian.co.uk Arts
  5. ^ http://hometown. aol. co.uk/KHA200/Irish_History_Song.pdf
  6. ^ Seitz, Dan (17 November 2011). "5 Captain Planet Episodes That Went Horribly Wrong". uproxx.com. Uproxx. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  7. ^ Flaherty, Ciara (6 October 2015). "Have you seen that ludicrous Captain Planet episode set in Belfast?". irishexaminer.com. Irish Examiner. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  8. ^ Mulraney, Francis (18 October 2015). "Captain Planet "saves" Belfast and promotes peace in Northern Ireland". irishcentral.com. IrishCentral. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Where are the IRA when you need them? - Bart Simpson". belfasttelegraph.com. Belfast Telegraph. 17 October 2008. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Campbell not impressed with Simpsons humour". londonderrysentinel.com. Londonderry Sentinel. 13 October 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  11. ^ Block H Official Website http://www.blockh.net/
  12. ^ The Hooded Gunman Official Website http://www.hoodedgunman.com/
  13. ^ The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/may/16/northernireland.games
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