On 30 January 1972 the British Army deployed the 1st Parachute Regiment to conduct an arrest operation in Derry during a Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march. Twenty-six civil rights protestors were shot, fourteen died, and the day has since be
The Belfast Empire, the Royal Hippodrome and the
newly restored Grand Opera House, along with the
cine-variety theatres such as the Gaiety and
Colosseum, are all familiar names to the citizens
of Belfast, yet they are only the tip of the iceberg.
Creating Belfast describes the growth of technical education in Belfast over a 120-year period during which the town developed from a small mercantile community into a large, bustling, industrial city.
It explains how technical education contributed t