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Story Title: 'Apart from denying me my father ...', about Sammy McLarnon

Collection: Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]

A testimony about the killing of Sammy McLarnon, based on a joint interview with his wife and son. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.

"On the night of 14/15 August Sammy McLarnon was shot dead in his own living room by the RUC. He was 27 years old and the first person from Ardoyne killed in the conflict." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)

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Title
'Apart from denying me my father ...', about Sammy McLarnon (testimony details)
Description
A testimony about the killing of Sammy McLarnon, based on a joint interview with his wife and son. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee.
Source
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mclarnon
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Text
Language
English
Coverage
Ardoyne [Belfast, Northern Ireland] | 1968 to 1998
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Samuel McLarnon
Story Title
'Apart from denying me my father ...', about Sammy McLarnon
Story Available
Testimony published in book but also available on the CAIN Web site.
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book: 'Ardoyne the Untold Truth'.
Details of book at:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02a.htm
Text of testimony available on CAIN site:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mclarnon
Interviewee Surname
McLarnon
Interviewee Forename(s)
Ann (wife); and Sam (son)
Story Abstract
"On the night of 14/15 August Sammy McLarnon was shot dead in his own living room by the RUC. He was 27 years old and the first person from Ardoyne killed in the conflict." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)
Dates Mentioned
15 August 1969
Places Mentioned
Herbert Street, Ardoyne, Belfast [Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Sammy McLarnon (15 August 1969)

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Description
A collection of testimonies based on interviews with over 300 people. The testimonies tell the stories of 99 people from Ardoyne, north Belfast, who were killed during the conflict. The collection was published in the book: 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth' in 2002.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Source
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Book
Language
English
Stories Collected
300
Stories Deposited
0 (However, 5 testimonies are available on the CAIN Web site)

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Title
Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]
Description
The Ardoyne Commemoration Project was established in 1998 with the aim of collecting testimonies related to the 99 people from Ardoyne who had been killed during the Troubles. The project conducted interviews with over 300 people and published a book based on its work in 2002 entitled 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth'.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002

Citation

Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee.. (2002). 'Apart from denying me my father ...', about Sammy McLarnon. Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 2 March 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2523>

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