Stolen Innocence, by Wilma

Story Title: Stolen Innocence

Collection: Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles (collection)
Organisation: An Crann / The Tree (organisation)

One of 69 contributors who gave personal accounts about the Northern Ireland conflict that were published in the book: 'Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles' (2000).

A short account about two Irish Republican Army (IRA) members who were killed in 1973 when the bomb they were transporting exploded prematurely.

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Title
Stolen Innocence, by Wilma
Description
One of 69 contributors who gave personal accounts about the Northern Ireland conflict that were published in the book: 'Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles' (2000).
Creator
An Crann / The Tree
Publisher
Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree
Date
2000
Format
Text; page 18 of the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 21 July 1973
Story Title
Stolen Innocence
Story Available
Yes
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book:
An Crann / The Tree. (2000). Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles. Belfast: Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Interviewee Surname
Kenny
Interviewee Forename(s)
Wilma
Interviewee Gender
Female
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Previous Address
Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
A short account about two Irish Republican Army (IRA) members who were killed in 1973 when the bomb they were transporting exploded prematurely.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Bombing
Dates Mentioned
21 July 1973 [1970s]
Places Mentioned
Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Organisations Mentioned
Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Alphonsus Cunningham (21 July 1973); 
Pauline Kane (21 July 1973)

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles (collection)
Description
'Bear in Mind' is a book containing 84 stories related to 'the Troubles'
Creator
An Crann / The Tree
Subject
Stories of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Publisher
An Crann / The Tree
Date
2000
Rights
Stories are copyright of the individual contributors (2000).
Format
Book
Language
English
Identifier
An Crann. (2000). Bear in Mind: Stories of the Troubles. Belfast: Lagan Press / An Crann The Tree.
ISBN 1 873687 13 3
Stories Collected
84

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
An Crann / The Tree (organisation)
Description
"Founded in 1994, An Crann / The Tree was an arts-based, charitable organisation ‘dedicated to providing a space in which people can tell - and hear - the splintered, complex, often contradictory stories of the ‘Troubles’ as part of a process which contributes not only to the ethos of peace, healing and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, but also to building a more inclusive, rounded story of the conflict.’ [from organisational literature]." Kelly, G. (2005).
Creator
An Crann / The Tree
Subject
Personal Accounts / Story-Telling related to the Northern Ireland conflict.
Relation
CAIN Bibliography: List of An Crann publications
Date Formed
1994
Status
No longer exists (project ended in 2004?).
Work
Recording and Exhibiting Stories; story-telling.

Citation

An Crann / The Tree. (2000). Stolen Innocence. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2172>

Related Item(s)

Bear in Mind (book details)


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