Along the Peace­line 11.30am, Ra­dio 4

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They re­main vis­i­ble sym­bols of the Trou­bles: walls that once di­vided – or pro­tected – Catholic and Protes­tant com­mu­ni­ties from one other, and which will be gone by 2023. In this ab­sorb­ing pro­gramme, Belfast-born writ­ers Maria Fusco and Glenn Pat­ter­son re­flect on their up­bring­ings be­side North­ern Ire­land’s peace lines. “There’s a child’s small ball up there in the barbed wire,” ob­serves Pat­ter­son in the Shankill Road. On the other side “lay Nar­nia – so close, and so un­known”. Pick of the Day

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