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It is estimated that more than 1,000 people died during the Belfast Blitz. Photograph: Belfast Telegraph

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The Beamish and Crawford cooperage in 1900. The brewery was once the biggest in the country, producing more stout than Guinness

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Sam Epstein, George Clooney, John Goodman, Bob Balaban and Matt Damon in The Monuments Men

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