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Story Title: 'My father was an innocent victim.', about David Glennon

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

A testimony about the killing of David Glennon, based on a joint interview with two of his sons. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.

"In 1973 David Glennon was abducted and killed by loyalists in a brutal sectarian attack. His mutilated body was found in the boot of a car, hooded, with his feet bound and shot in the head. Although no one has ever claimed responsibility, the killing is attributed to the Shankill Butchers." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)

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Title
'My father was an innocent victim.', about David Glennon (testimony details)
Description
A testimony about the killing of David Glennon, based on a joint interview with two of his sons. 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#glennon
Publisher
Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Text
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: David Glennon
Story Title
'My father was an innocent victim.', about David Glennon
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#glennon
Interviewee Surname
Glennon
Interviewee Forename(s)
Francie (son); and Davey (son)
Interviewee Gender
Male
Story Abstract
"In 1973 David Glennon was abducted and killed by loyalists in a brutal sectarian attack. His mutilated body was found in the boot of a car, hooded, with his feet bound and shot in the head. Although no one has ever claimed responsibility, the killing is attributed to the Shankill Butchers." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)
Dates Mentioned
8 March 1973
Specific Deaths Mentioned
David Glennon

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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.ulst.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). 'My father was an innocent victim.', about David Glennon. Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 February 2019 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2525>

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