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The Docklands Bomb: Executing Peace

Looking at the events that resulted in the Docklands bombing twenty years ago, an act that ended the IRA's 17-month ceasefire on the day of Clinton's visit to Northern Ireland.

Twenty years after the Docklands bomb exploded in London, this film tells the dramatic story of the IRA operation to end its ceasefire and how the security forces in London and Northern Ireland tracked down the bombers. When US President Bill Clinton visited Northern Ireland in November 1995, there was a celebration of peace on the streets. But, unknown to him, on the same day the IRA was already planning the attack that would end its 17-month ceasefire. Against the backdrop of an extraordinary political climate and knife-edge road to peace, The Docklands Bomb: Executing Peace unpacks the events that led to the bombing and follows the trail that led police to the South Armagh team behind it.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 9 Feb 2016 22:00



Role Contributor
Director Trevor Birney
Producer Mary Curry
Editor Michael Paisley
Executive Producer Deirdre Devlin


  • Mon 8 Feb 2016 21:00
  • Tue 9 Feb 2016 22:00