Pieces of the Past (project details)

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

Details of the Pieces of the Past project which is a partnership of six organisations working with the Falls Community Council's oral history archive Dúchas. Over 150 people were involved in the project over two and a half years from 2012 to 2014.
"Three groups of people have been working consistently on the project from the beginning: the staff, the steering group and the interviewers. Each of these layers of the Pieces of the Past project has involved work across political and community differences and divisions." (from the book 'Living Through The Conflict', p.115)

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Title
Pieces of the Past (project details)
Description
Details of the Pieces of the Past project which is a partnership of six organisations working with the Falls Community Council's oral history archive Dúchas. Over 150 people were involved in the project over two and a half years from 2012 to 2014.
"Three groups of people have been working consistently on the project from the beginning: the staff, the steering group and the interviewers. Each of these layers of the Pieces of the Past project has involved work across political and community differences and divisions." (from the book 'Living Through The Conflict', p.115)
Creator
Dúchas oral history archive
Date Formed
2012
Funder
European Union’s PEACE III Programme
Project Full Title
Pieces of the Past
Date Formed
2012
Date Ended
2014
Funder
European Union’s PEACE III Programme
Dissemination Formats
Dúchas oral history archive; and book
Number of Stories
100
Collection Permission Form
No

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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 oral history archive. Pieces of the Past (project details).
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 1 December 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2740>

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