The establishment of the Cultúrlann and Coláiste Feirste, by Séamus Mac Seáin (story details)

Story Title: The establishment of the Cultúrlann and Coláiste Feirste

Collection: Forbairt Feirste
Organisation: Dúchas oral history archive (collection) [NC]

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

Séamus Mac Seáin explains the background to his involvement in the establishment of an Irish-medium secondary school in west Belfast.

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Title
The establishment of the Cultúrlann and Coláiste Feirste, by Séamus Mac Seáin (story details)
Description
An oral history recorded by Forbairt Feirste, in partnership with the Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
Forbairt Feirste, and Dúchas
Publisher
Dúchas oral history archive
Date
2014
Format
Text
Language
Irish language, Gaelic (with English translation provided)
Story Title
The establishment of the Cultúrlann and Coláiste Feirste
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
Mac Seáin
Interviewee Forename(s)
Séamus
Interviewee Gender
Male
Age
77 (in 2014)
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Published Format
Document
Story Abstract
Séamus Mac Seáin explains the background to his involvement in the establishment of an Irish-medium secondary school in west Belfast.

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Title
Forbairt Feirste

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

Forbairt Feirste, and Dúchas. (2014). The establishment of the Cultúrlann and Coláiste Feirste. Dúchas oral history archive.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 7 October 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2651>

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