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Story Title: 'We will pray for the people who took her life', about Margaret McCorry

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

A testimony about the killing of Margaret McCorry, based on a joint interview with her siblings and an eyewitness. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.

"On 20 December 1971 the IRA accidentally killed Margaret when they opened fire on a British army convoy on the Crumlin Road. Margaret was 20 years old at the time of her death." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)

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Title
'We will pray for the people who took her life', about Margaret McCorry (testimony details)
Description
A testimony about the killing of Margaret McCorry, based on a joint interview with her siblings and an eyewitness. 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#mccorry
Publisher
Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Text
Language
English
Story Title
'We will pray for the people who took her life', about Margaret McCorry
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:
cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mccorry
Story Abstract
"On 20 December 1971 the IRA accidentally killed Margaret when they opened fire on a British army convoy on the Crumlin Road. Margaret was 20 years old at the time of her death." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)
Dates Mentioned
20 December 1971
Places Mentioned
Crumlin Road [Belfast, Northern Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
Irish Republican Army (IRA)

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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). 'We will pray for the people who took her life', about Margaret McCorry. Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 27 October 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2524>

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