Northern Ireland

One Town Successfully Hides Its Neglect With Fake, Lively 'Storefronts'

Bushmills covered up its abandoned buildings with happier scenes. And apparently, it's working.

The Bizarre Fake Storefronts Northern Ireland Is Building for the G8

The country is spending 2 million pounds to hide its blight from world leaders.

Northern Ireland Is Building a Fake Town With Government Money

Officials are putting up sham businesses to try to prove austerity works.

The Fading Politicization of Northern Ireland's Street Art

Murals once devoted to the troubles now take on sporting victories and cultural achievements.

Riots in Belfast After City Council Votes to Lower Union Jack

Tensions are never far beneath the surface in Ulster.