Margaret Thatcher vs The IRA: The ballot box and the Armalite

In the third and final episode in our series on the Irish Republican Army, we track the final stage of The Troubles, as 1979 brought with it the reign of Margaret Thatcher in the United Kingdom.

From prison strikes to Libyan weapons, this period would culminate in the Belfast agreement, better known as the Good Friday Agreement, which ended the violent struggle.

 

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