The Lurgan Bomb, by Mairead

Story Title: The Lurgan 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).

Mairead gives an account of a large bomb that caused extensive damage in the centre of Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The bomb was the responsibility of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and exploded on 5 March 1992.

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Title
The Lurgan Bomb, by Mairead
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 101 in the book.
Language
English
CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict: 5 March 1992
Story Title
The Lurgan 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
Murray
Interviewee Forename(s)
Mairead
Interviewee Gender
Female
Status
Civilian
Story Abstract
Mairead gives an account of a large bomb that caused extensive damage in the centre of Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The bomb was the responsibility of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and exploded on 5 March 1992.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Bombing
Dates Mentioned
5 March 1992 [1990s]
Events Mentioned
Lurgan bombing
Places Mentioned
Victoria Street [Lurgan, County Armagh, 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). The Lurgan Bomb. Lagan Press, and An Crann / The Tree.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 30 November 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2226>

Related Item(s)

Bear in Mind (book details)


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