Before the Whole World Dies, by Aisling, aged 11

Story Title: Before the Whole World Dies

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).

Aisling tells of some of her experiences of the Troubles and also a family relationship to one of the people killed on Bloody Sunday (30 January 1972) in Derry.

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Title
Before the Whole World Dies, by Aisling, aged 11
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 44 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Events: Bloody Sunday (30 January 1972)
Story Title
Before the Whole World Dies
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
Hannaway
Interviewee Forename(s)
Aisling
Interviewee Gender
Female
Age
11 (in 2000)
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
Aisling tells of some of her experiences of the Troubles and also a family relationship to one of the people killed on Bloody Sunday (30 January 1972) in Derry.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
State Killing
Dates Mentioned
30 January 1972 [1970s]; 1998 [1990s]
Events Mentioned
Bloody Sunday (30 January 1972)
Places Mentioned
Derry [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). Before the Whole World Dies. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2189>

Related Item(s)

Bear in Mind (book details)


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