Next Episode of The Road to Partition is
Series exploring the political brinkmanship and bitter communal violence that led to the partition of Ireland.
On June 22, 1921, King George V and Queen Mary arrived in Belfast for the official opening of the first Northern Ireland parliament. Fearful for their lives, they had come to a city scarred by bitter sectarian violence. One hundred years on, this is the story of the dramatic events that led to the partition of Ireland - one that continues to reverberate to the present day.
The second episode explores how political tensions and outbreaks of sectarian violence threatened to destabilise the new Northern Irish state.
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