Boolavogue, by Susie Vallely (story details)

Story Title: Boolavogue

Collection: Dúchas oral history archive (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Falls Community Council (organisation) [NC]

An oral history recorded by Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.

Sussie Vallely gives an account of her arrest and imprisonment

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Title
Boolavogue, by Susie Vallely (story details)
Description
An oral history recorded by Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
Dúchas
Publisher
Dúchas oral history archive
Date
2014
Format
Text
Language
English
Story Title
Boolavogue
Interviewee Surname
Vallely
Interviewee Forename(s)
Susie
Interviewee Gender
Female
Age
59 (in 2014)
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Status
Former member of Irish Republican Army (IRA), Former republican paramilitary
Published Format
Document
Story Abstract
Sussie Vallely gives an account of her arrest and imprisonment
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Paramilitary Groups; Prison
Dates Mentioned
1975 [1970s]

Collection 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)

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Falls Community Council (organisation) [NC]
Description
"Falls Community Council is a community development organisation set up in 1974 to work for economic justice and social inclusion for the community in West Belfast." (Kelly, 2005; p.54)
The Falls Community Council is responsible for the Dúchas oral history archive which was established in 1999 to record the experience of the conflict.
Date
1974

Citation

Dúchas. (2014). Boolavogue. Dúchas oral history archive.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 3 December 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2692>

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