Vice Guide to Belfast

Gerry and Alistair, two ex-paramilitaries from opposite sides of the sectarian divide, guide us through post-peace process Belfast.

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  • maciej

    I’m from Poland. I watched this thing and I can’t really believe how stupid people are. It really seems ridiculous. Bunch of drunken, hyped-up idiots on both sides. Everybody’s infected with moronic hate from the old geezers in their ridiculos outfits down to the little ones who don’t even know what the’re talkin about. Let’s organize  Belfast Hatred Games with competitions like brick throwing, speed drinking, wall painting, flag waving, palet lifting, abuse shouting. At the opening ceremony they would all march together sporting their brand new tracksuits and face masks…

  • Onna

    Agree totally, white people fighting each other is plain retarded.

    • Dave

      How about people in general fighting is bad, you jackass? Your ignorance is shown EVEN MORE by using ‘retarded’ as an adjective to describe the atrocity of war. You have no idea the sacrifices made abroad and at home, wherever that may be for you, in order for you to type that ignorant fucking comment.

  • Dave

    How about people in general fighting is bad, you jackass? Your ignorance is shown EVEN MORE by using ‘retarded’ as an adjective to describe the atrocity of war. You have no idea the sacrifices made abroad and at home, wherever that may be for you, in order for you to type that ignorant fucking comment. 

  • Worldonjohn

     yeah well you should try speaking to people from northern Ireland before you make your mind up.. and you polish love our country the place is full of yeaaasss; google belfast humour and say something like that on the forum and see what is said lol

  • Trevorgibbons

    why dont we have the polish games with denim suits,dodgy haircuts and taches,gang rapes and just generally being tight!

  • darwind

    Stuuuupid. Does not make any sense.

  • GMC

    Some would say – by the grace of Gwad go I .. I will say – by the grace of my parents, family, educators, good chance and wonderful peers – go I ………..in a totally opposite direction, from these poor souls who have clearly no positive ‘love everyone’ guidance nor influence in their micro-scopic world – am so sad for this!
    I absolutely grew up during the height of the ‘Troubles’ but so many thanks to good fortune, I am now able to count today as my dearest, bestest friends, those from all Religions, Creeds and colours, as my best friends and my most respected icons thro to my revered acquaintances.
    My heart bleeds for those tiny kids (featured in this Humour? (Really) piece? (am thinking it’s not so funny really.)
    So unfortunate that they have not been blessed with such inspiringly pleasant and humanitarian role models, but sadly, instead such angry ones.(clearly both communities in equal sad measure)
    To be fair, in Northern Ireland, fantasticly positive role models do exist – my regret is that whilst this documentary highlights many amazing issues – it fails to lay out, in clear view, the very many positive role models these poor young people/kids could have been directed and inspired by, it would be so easy to direct them towards respecting and emulating such iconic peaceful people, but would there be the same ‘Grab em’ story line for the producers of this piece — possibly not ……. but instead this piece of ‘Documation’ has chosen to focus on the very small percentage of those who fail to be inspired by kind religion, nor world class sport nor positive community spirit, (not tholling each other – but loving each other as me and my cross community friends do ) nor positive communication nor progress …. it is NOW 2012, for flip sake, we all know better – don’t we? – nor love for fellow human beings – nor charity … I could go on , but am hoping you get the picture. This is a sad, sad reflection of daily life in Northern Ireland – but in my experience in NO way reflects the life of me and mine – we all get on with everyone decent – just that – Good or bad ……not which religion……… We love nd get along with all who are decent kind and positive – we aren’t that keen on negitive people – but on the whole of the last forever years, I can honestly say this has never been pre empted with a question as to which religion a person comes from – just are they decent?………. wish every one else was brought up to ask the same, no more – no less…. am just a peace loving Mother Goose x

  • psycko

    the illuminati’s wet dream in place. divided and conquered. poor diet and education as a result of hundreds of years of poverty enforced by the church and the crown.