The School of Creative Arts, at Queens University, is the base for Professor Cahal McLaughlin who has been involved in producing documentaries about the conflict in Northern Ireland. In particular he has filmed numerous interviews where a range of people have been given the opportunity to tell their own story. Professor McLaughlin was previously a member of staff at the University of Ulster. show more.
(A collection by Cahal McLaughlin, Queens University Belfast (QUB).)
"The Prisons Memory Archive has recorded 175 interviews from those who passed through Armagh Gaol and the Maze and Long Kesh Prison. These prisons were both touchstone and tinderbox during the 30 years of the violent conflict about the constitutional status of Northern Ireland. The range of participants in the PMA includes prison staff, prisoners, visitors, teachers, chaplains and probation officers." [from the Prisons Memory Archive Web site] show more.
'WAVE is a grass roots, cross community, voluntary organisation formed in 1991 to support people bereaved of a spouse as a result of violence in Northern Ireland.
It was expanded later to incorporate the needs of children and young people and anyone injured or traumatised through ‘the Troubles’.' (WAVE Web site) show more.
A collection of 39 stories that were compiled as part of a project with the aim: "To develop a storytelling project reflecting the cooperation and interaction between former members of Royal Ulster Constabulary and former members of An Garda Síochána along the border from the establishment of the two Police Forces to 2001." (From the Green and Blue website.)
Extracts from the 39 recorded interviews were published in book format in 2014. The associated... show more.
"Smashing Times is a professional theatre and film company involved in performance, training and participation. The work is underpinned by a rights-based approach and a commitment to artistic excellence and social engagement. The company has four high profile patrons – Sabina Higgins, Áras an Uachtaráin First Lady; Joan Freeman, CEO, Pieta House; Ger Ryan, Actor; and Tim Pat Coogan, Author and Historian.
The company was established in 1991 by a group of women actors, who met... show more.
(A collection by Smashing Times Theatre Company Ltd.)
"The Memory Project is an exciting, innovative arts programme that uses drama and theatre to deal with the past and build pathways for the future and to promote peace, reconciliation and mutual understanding in Northern Ireland and the southern border counties.
The project is run by Smashing Times Theatre Company in collaboration with Corrymeela Community / Irish Peace Centres and is funded through the EU’s European Regional Development fund through the PEACE III Programme for Peace... show more.
"CADOLEMO is a limited company with charitable status which was set up by the Loyal Orange Order in the Counties of Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan and the District of Dublin and Wicklow. The initial objective of the company was to establish, promote and operate a progamme of community development using the halls and their facilities as a focus and catalyst, and to empower specific disadvantaged groups to effectively participate in a programme of personal... show more.
Towards Understanding and Healing (TUH) is a story-telling and Positive Encounter Dialogue project that is based in 'The Junction' in Derry/Londonderry. TUH has developed training resources including:
a DVD entitled 'Storytelling & Dialogue' (2008) outlining story-telling and positive encounter dialogue;
a training manual and an accompanying book entitled 'Stories in Conflict';
a resource entitled 'Threading My Life Story Using Beads';
three Open College Network Northern Ireland (OCNNI) accredited programmes (at levels 1, 2, and 3);... show more.
(A collection by Ken Wharton)
Ken Wharton is a former British Army soldier who has compiled personal accounts of the experiences of soldiers who served in Northern Ireland during the conflict.
He has published a number of books containing collections of stories. His first book was 'A Long Long War' and was published in 2008. show more.
(A collection by Ken Wharton)
A collection of personal accounts from former members of the British armed forces who served in Northern Ireland during the conflict. The collection was published as a book which was written and compiled by Ken Wharton. show more.
Indicates that a collection of stories has been deposited with Accounts of the Conflict and is available to view.
Collection of stories deposited with Accounts of the Conflict but access to the material is delayed until a set date.
Collection of stories is catalogued with Accounts of the Conflict but available in full on an external website.
Collection of stories is catalogued with Accounts of the Conflict but available in full on the CAIN website.