Footsteps, by Eva

Story Title: Footsteps

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).

Eva gives an account of some events in Belfast. She describes trying to get to work on the morning that Internment was introduced (9 August 1971). She also describes the beginning of the peace movement that resulted in the formation of the Peace People (1976).

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Title
Footsteps, by Eva
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 60-61 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Abstracts on Organisations: Peace People
CAIN: Key Events: Internment
Story Title
Footsteps
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
Bates
Interviewee Forename(s)
Eva
Interviewee Gender
Female
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
Eva gives an account of some events in Belfast. She describes trying to get to work on the morning that Internment was introduced (9 August 1971). She also describes the beginning of the peace movement that resulted in the formation of the Peace People (1976).
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Peace Movement; Internment
Dates Mentioned
9 August 1971; 1976 [1970s]
Organisations Mentioned
Peace People

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). Footsteps. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2198>

Related Item(s)

Bear in Mind (book details)


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