The following Apirl, by Jude Whyte (story details)

Story Title: The following Apirl

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.

Jude Whyte gives an account of the killing of his mother and a police officer at his family home in Belfast in 1984.

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Title
The following Apirl, by Jude Whyte (story details)
Description
An oral history recorded by Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Creator
Dúchas
Publisher
An oral history recorded by Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project.
Date
2014
Format
Text
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 12 April 1984
Story Title
The following Apirl
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
Whyte
Interviewee Forename(s)
Jude
Interviewee Gender
Male
Age
57 (in 2014)
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Victim 1
Margaret Whyte (12 April 1984)
Relationship Victim 1
Son
Status
Civilian
Published Format
Document
Story Abstract
Jude Whyte gives an account of the killing of his mother and a police officer at his family home in Belfast in 1984.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Killing
Dates Mentioned
12 April 1984
Organisations Mentioned
Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR); Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC); Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Margaret Whyte (12 April 1984);
Michael Dawson (12 April 1984);

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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)

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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). The following Apirl. An oral history recorded by Dúchas oral history archive, as part of the Pieces of the Past project..
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 3 December 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2695>

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