Under construction. Read More Service History Date not known The 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) Operations Event Northern Ireland (Operation Banner) A brief honeymoon as peace keepers between two warring communities locked in civil unrest descended into a virtual civil war between Republican IRA and Protestant para-military groups during the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ that were to last 37 years. Share Share on FacebookTweet this on Twitter Photos_1 Enlarge Details HRH The Prince of Wales with 'Baz' Roberts and Bob Hood, Ballykinler, 1979-81. 1 Image Solo photos_1 Enlarge Details Bob Hood, Anti Tank Platoon, Support Company, 2 PARA, 1981. 1 Image Group photos_3 Enlarge Details Members of 12 Pln, D Company, 2 PARA, Berlin Ranges, 1978/9. 1 Image Buy Prints Enlarge Details 447 Pln & All Arms Para Course, RAF Brize Norton, 1978. 1 Image Buy Prints Enlarge Details 447 Platoon 1 Image Buy Prints View all media Add content to this article Latest Comments There are currently no comments for this content. Add your comment Add Comment In order to add comments you must be registered with ParaData. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. If you are not currently a ParaData member but wish to get involved please register.