On the evening of Wednesday, April 7, rioting in Northern Ireland’s capital city erupted on a scale not seen in years.
After decades of violence, 1998’s Good Friday Agreement had paved the way for Belfast to rebuild, and it had since made vast strides to become a welcoming, safe city, moving on from its turbulent past. Until this week. For Wednesday night felt, to many, like a scene from days gone by – and there is now a real fear here that our hard-fought peace is now at stake.
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