Bridie Marlow

Story Title: Bridie Marlow

Collection: Omagh: Voices of Loss (collection)
Organisation: Spencer, Graham. (individual compiler)

One of 15 personal stories about the Omagh bombing (15 August 1998) that were published in the book 'Omagh: Voices of Loss' (2005).

"Bridie Marlow runs a pub in a small village just outside Omagh. I talk to her in her living room about her daughter Jolene who was seventeen. Bridie talks openly about Jolene and has had a CD of songs performed by Loreto Grammer School made as a tribute. She gives me a copy of the CD to keep and we talk over tea for an hour about Jolene, the bomb and the aftermath. Bridie has another daughter, Nikki, who was seriously injured in the bomb." Spencer, G. (2005; p.45)

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Title
Bridie Marlow
Description
One of 15 personal stories about the Omagh bombing (15 August 1998) that were published in the book 'Omagh: Voices of Loss' (2005).
Creator
Graham Spencer
Publisher
Appletree Press
Date
2005
Format
Text; Chapter in Book.
Language
English
CAIN Glossary:  Omagh Bomb
CAIN Key Event: Omagh Bomb (15 August 1998)
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Jolene Marlow
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: All Omagh bomb deaths
Story Title
Bridie Marlow
Story Available
Yes
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book: 'Omagh: Voices of Loss'.
Details of book at:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/events/omagh/spencer/spencer05.htm
Interviewee Surname
Marlow
Interviewee Forename(s)
Bridie
Interviewee Gender
Female
Home Address
Near Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Victim 1
Jolene Marlow
Relationship Victim 1
Mother
ID Victim 1
3452
Story Abstract
"Bridie Marlow runs a pub in a small village just outside Omagh. I talk to her in her living room about her daughter Jolene who was seventeen. Bridie talks openly about Jolene and has had a CD of songs performed by Loreto Grammer School made as a tribute. She gives me a copy of the CD to keep and we talk over tea for an hour about Jolene, the bomb and the aftermath. Bridie has another daughter, Nikki, who was seriously injured in the bomb." Spencer, G. (2005; p.45)
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Victims; Bombing
Dates Mentioned
15 August 1998 [1990s]
Events Mentioned
Omagh bomb (15 August 1998)
Places Mentioned
Omagh, County Tyrone

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Omagh: Voices of Loss (collection)
Description
A collection of stories, based on interviews, and published in book format.
Creator
Graham Spencer
Subject
Omagh bombing, 15 August 1998
Source
Spencer, Graham. (2005). Omagh: Voices of Loss. Dublin: The Appletree Press Ltd.
ISBN 0-86281-978-4
Publisher
Appletree Press, Belfast. (2005)
Date
2005
Relation
Extracts from the book:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/events/omagh/spencer/spencer05.htm
Format
Text; Book
Language
English
Identifier
ISBN 0-86281-978-4
Stories Collected
15
Stories Deposited
0 (However, 1 story is available on the CAIN Web site)

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Spencer, Graham. (individual compiler)
Description
Graham Spencer compiled a book entitled 'Omagh -Voices of Loss' based on interviews with 15 people who lost loved ones in the Omagh bombing.
Creator
Graham Spencer
Subject
Stories by people who lost loved ones in the Omagh bombing on 15 August 1998.
Publisher
Appletree Press, Belfast. (2005)

Citation

Graham Spencer. (2005). Bridie Marlow. Appletree Press.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 October 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2108>

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