It's about time we used our heads instead of our fists, by David Colvin (story details)

Story Title: It's about time we used our heads instead of our fists, by David Colvin

Collection: EPIC (Ex-Prisoners Interpretative Centre)
Organisation: Dúchas oral history archive (collection) [NC]

An oral history recorded by EPIC, in partnership with the Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.

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Title
It's about time we used our heads instead of our fists, by David Colvin (story details)
Description
An oral history recorded by EPIC, in partnership with the Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
EPIC, and Dúchas
Publisher
Dúchas oral history archive
Date
2014
Story Title
It's about time we used our heads instead of our fists, by David Colvin
Story Available
Not on-line. Story available in published book and in the Dúchas oral history archive.
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book:
n.a. (2014). Living Through The Conflict: Belfast oral histories. Belfast: Dúchas oral history archive.
Interviewee Surname
Colvin
Interviewee Forename(s)
David
Interviewee Gender
Male
Age
56 (in 2014)
Religion
Protestant
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Status
Paramilitary, Loyalist paramilitary, Loyalist prisoner

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
EPIC (Ex-Prisoners Interpretative Centre)

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Dúchas oral history archive (collection) [NC]
Description
"The Dúchas project was developed by Falls Community Council in 1999 to record the experience of the conflict in nationalist West Belfast through oral history accounts." (Kelly, 2005; p.54)
Between 2012 and 2014 Dúchas worked in partnership with a number of groups to record oral history accounts related to the conflict, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
Falls Community Council
Subject
A collection of recordings of personal accounts of life in west Belfast during the period of the conflict.
Date
1999
Coverage
1969 to present day.
Address
Falls Community Council
275-277 Falls Road
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT12 6FD
Stories Collected
100 in Dúchas archive (another 150 stories in the process of being archived)

Citation

EPIC, and Dúchas. (2014). It's about time we used our heads instead of our fists, by David Colvin. Dúchas oral history archive.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 5 December 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2445>

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