Four Bombs (third bomb), by Jill

Story Title: Four Bombs (third bomb)

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).

Jill gives an account of a bomb attack on a public house frequented by students in which two people were killed.

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Title
Four Bombs (third bomb), by Jill
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 91 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 28 May 1976
Story Title
Four Bombs (third bomb)
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
McKenna
Interviewee Forename(s)
Jill
Interviewee Gender
Female
Occupation during conflict
Journalist
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
Jill gives an account of a bomb attack on a public house frequented by students in which two people were killed.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Bombing
Dates Mentioned
28 May 1976 [1970s]
Places Mentioned
Club Bar [University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Paul Hamil (21) (28 May 1976); 
David Robinson (23) (28 May 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). Four Bombs (third bomb). Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 8 December 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2219>

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