Divided Society

Launching 22nd January 2018

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What's in the Archive?

The Archive includes:


Over 500 journal titles, comprising hundreds of individual issues and thousands of articles, published between 1990 to 1998. These come from a variety of perspectives including political parties, community groups, pressure groups, local and national government, and paramilitaries.


Hundreds of political posters including key iconic images from the nineties.

Audio History

Over 30 audio clips featuring interviews taken during the project’s intergenerational reminiscence project.


TV news clips focused on key political moments such as the IRA Ceasefire and the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

Why use the Archive?

The Divided Society resource also features:

  • An audio gallery with interviews with people involved in the conflict
  • Curated content focused on 24 key themes
  • Ten exclusive essays centred on themes from leading academics
  • Educational toolkits for students
  • Fully searchable full-text articles with OCR and Dublin Core metadata
  • Exclusive introduction by Senator George J. Mitchell, Chair of the Peace Process talks

Education and Outreach

Bespoke packs including:


Six educational toolkits will be available to download. These are for GCSE History students and anyone else with an interest in the time period.


Transcripts of some of the oral history interviews will also be featured giving a unique insight into life in Northern Ireland at the time.

Resource Pricing

UK and Ireland


Individual Users Outside
the UK and Ireland


  • Monthly subscription fee of £50 for non-academic International and U.S Individuals. No hosting fee.
  • (VAT charges may apply in certain territories.)

Universities, Public Bodies and other Institutions

from £1,500/year

  • Perpetual access fee of £15,000 (excluding annual hosting fee of £150).
  • Three-year access fee of £3,000. No annual hosting fee.
  • Annual access fee of £1,500 No annual hosting fee.
  • (VAT charges may apply in certain territories.)

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