Northern Ireland - Belfast - Boy and a burned-out car.
A young boy wearing his school uniform looks traumatised standing next to a burned-out shell of a saloon car that was set alight by vandals beneath the infamous Divis flats of the Catholic Lower Falls Road, West Belfast. He wears a red jumper which contrasts the blue graffiti paint on the wall behind him and the charred ground at his feet. He is alone, a young boy experiencing childhood through the traumas of a violent world Divis Tower was a flashpoint area during the height of the Troubles. 9 year-old Patrick Rooney a child of a similar age to this lad, was the first child killed in the Troubles, was killed in the tower during the Northern Ireland riots of August 1969,Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download