I was reared believing ..., by 'Sam'

Story Title: I was reared believing ...

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).

'Sam' gives an account of an incident that occurred when he was a member of a loyalist paramilitary group.

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Title
I was reared believing ..., by 'Sam'
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
Date
2000
Format
Text; pages 58-59 in the book.
Language
English
Story Title
I was reared believing ...
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.
Identity Provided?
No
Interviewee Pseudonym
Sam
Interviewee Gender
Male
Home Address
Protestant
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Status
Loyalist paramilitary
Story Abstract
'Sam' gives an account of an incident that occurred when he was a member of a loyalist paramilitary group.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Intimidation;
Places Mentioned
Sandy Row [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). I was reared believing ....
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2197>

Related Item(s)

Bear in Mind (book details)


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