The Peace People and Troubled Times, by Rhoda

Story Title: The Peace People and Troubled Times

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).

Rhoda gives an account of her decision to join the Peace People soon after it was formed in 1976. She also describes the activities of the peace movement and her role as editor of the magazine Peace by Peace.

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Title
The Peace People and Troubled Times, by Rhoda
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 87 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN Abstract on Organisation: Peace People
CAIN Chronology: 10 August 1976
Peace People. (1980-). Peace by Peace, Vol.5, No.16, 3 October 1980, [Front Cover]Peace by Peace, (Fortnightly): 1980. Belfast: Peace People. ... [5966]
Story Title
The Peace People and Troubled Times
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
Watson
Interviewee Forename(s)
Rhoda
Interviewee Gender
Female
Story Abstract
Rhoda gives an account of her decision to join the Peace People soon after it was formed in 1976. She also describes the activities of the peace movement and her role as editor of the magazine Peace by Peace.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Peace Movement
Dates Mentioned
10 August 1976 [1970s]; [1980s]
Places Mentioned
Peace House
Organisations Mentioned
Peace People
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Joanne Maguire (9) (10 August 1976); 
John Maguire (3) (10 August 1976); 
Andrew Maguire (6 weeks) (10 August 1976)

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). The Peace People and Troubled Times. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2216>

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Bear in Mind (book details)


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