Just Another Old House, by Richard

Story Title: Just Another Old House

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).

Richard gives an account of the arson attack which destroyed his home during the disturbances that surrounded the death of Bobby Sands (one of the 10 Republican Hunger Strikers who died in 1981).

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Title
Just Another Old House, by Richard
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
Language
Text; pages 92-94 in the book.
AIN: Events: Hunger Strike
CAIN: Glossary of Terms: 'The Blanket'
CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict: 7 May 1981
Story Title
Just Another Old House
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
Scott
Interviewee Forename(s)
Richard
Interviewee Gender
Male
Story Abstract
Richard gives an account of the arson attack which destroyed his home during the disturbances that surrounded the death of Bobby Sands (one of the 10 Republican Hunger Strikers who died in 1981).
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Hunger Strike (1981)
Dates Mentioned
March 1981; 7 May 1981 [1980s]
Events Mentioned
'Dirty Protest'; Bobby Sands funeral (7 May 1981)
Places Mentioned
Carrrickmore [County Tyrone, Northern Ireland]
People Mentioned
Bobby Sands

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). Just Another Old House. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2220>

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Bear in Mind (book details)


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