You came home ..., by Sean

Story Title: You came home, dumped the school bag, and headed for the nearest riot ...

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).

Personal account about a background in a traditional republican family and a growing awareness of left-wing politics.

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Title
You came home ..., by Sean
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 19 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Thomas Maguire
Story Title
You came home, dumped the school bag, and headed for the nearest riot ...
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
Maguire
Interviewee Forename(s)
Sean
Interviewee Gender
Male
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Victim 1
Thomas Maguire
Relationship Victim 1
Brother
Story Abstract
Personal account about a background in a traditional republican family and a growing awareness of left-wing politics.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Civil Disturbances
Dates Mentioned
1970s, 1980s
Places Mentioned
Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland; West Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Organisations Mentioned
Republican Movement
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Thomas Maguire (7 March 1987)

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). You came home, dumped the school bag, and headed for the nearest riot .... Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 27 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2173>

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