I miss you a great deal but I'm still your mother, by Joan Linhart (story details)

Story Title: I miss you a great deal but I'm still your mother

Collection: Shankill Women’s Centre
Organisation: Dúchas oral history archive (collection) [NC]

An oral history recorded by Shankill Women's Centre, in partnership with the Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.

Joan Linhart gives an account of the killing of her two sons in 1972 and the impact it had on her family.

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Title
I miss you a great deal but I'm still your mother, by Joan Linhart (story details)
Description
An oral history recorded by Shankill Women's Centre, in partnership with the Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
Shankill Women's Centre, and Dúchas
Publisher
Dúchas oral history archive
Date
2014
Format
Text
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 5 July 1972
Story Title
I miss you a great deal but I'm still your mother
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
Linhart
Interviewee Forename(s)
Joan
Interviewee Gender
Female
Age
85 (in 2014)
Marital Status
Married
Birth Country
Channel Islands
Victim 1
Malcolm Orr
Relationship Victim 1
Mother
Victim 2
Peter Orr
Relationship Victim 2
Mother
Status
Civilian
Published Format
Document
Story Abstract
Joan Linhart gives an account of the killing of her two sons in 1972 and the impact it had on her family.
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Malcolm Orr (5 July 1972); Peter Orr (5 July 1972)

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Shankill Women’s 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

Shankill Women's Centre, and Dúchas. (2014). I miss you a great deal but I'm still your mother. Dúchas oral history archive.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 October 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2646>

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