My brother and I ..., by Laurence

Story Title: My brother and I got interested in First Aid from stories my father used to tell ...

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).

Laurence gives an account of working for the ambulance service during the conflict. He describes the aftermath of the Shankill Bomb on 23 October 1993.

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Title
My brother and I ..., by Laurence
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; pages 26-27 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Glossary of Terms: Shankill Bomb
CAIN: Chronology: 23 October 1993
Story Title
My brother and I got interested in First Aid from stories my father used to tell ...
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
Robertson
Interviewee Forename(s)
Laurence
Interviewee Gender
Male
Marital Status
Married
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Occupation during conflict
Paramedic and ambulance driver
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
Laurence gives an account of working for the ambulance service during the conflict. He describes the aftermath of the Shankill Bomb on 23 October 1993.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Bombing; Ambulance Service
Dates Mentioned
23 October 1993 [1990s]
Events Mentioned
Shankill Bomb (1993)
Places Mentioned
Shankill Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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). My brother and I got interested in First Aid from stories my father used to tell .... Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2178>

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Bear in Mind (book details)


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