Attitudes to Peace Walls

WHELAN ClaireAttitudes to Peace Walls
By Claire WHELAN and Chlöe O’MALLEY for Northern Ireland Foundation
31 January 2013

“Since the first paramilitary ceasefires in 1994, the Northern Ireland peace and political processes have addressed a series of sensitive and contentious issues relating to the conflict such as policing, prisoner releases, decommissioning and power sharing. While the peace process has also, in part, began to address issues of segregation and division within Northern Ireland, it has not yet sufficiently addressed the most obvious and physical manifestation of this division – the peace walls.” (Attitudes to Peace Walls Research Report, p.4.)