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Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (book details)

Collection: The Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Diversity Challenges (organisation)

A book produced by the Green and Blue Across the Thin Line project. The book contains 39 extracts of transcripts of interviews with former Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers and former Garda Síochána (Irish Police) officers, and also some members of their families.
The associated Green and Blue website contains full transcripts for 24 of the interviews. The website also contains 18 interview audio files (as of 22 January 2016).
See:
Moloney, Michelle. (2014). Green and Blue Across the Thin Line - Policing the border: The voices of those who policed the border and their families. Markethill: Diversity Challenges Board.

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Title
Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (book details)
Description
A book produced by the Green and Blue Across the Thin Line project. The book contains 39 extracts of transcripts of interviews with former Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers and former Garda Síochána (Irish Police) officers, and also some members of their families.
The associated Green and Blue website contains full transcripts for 24 of the interviews. The website also contains 18 interview audio files (as of 22 January 2016).
See:
Moloney, Michelle. (2014). Green and Blue Across the Thin Line - Policing the border: The voices of those who policed the border and their families. Markethill: Diversity Challenges Board.
Creator
Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project
Subject
Personal accounts about policing along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Source
See also the Green and Blue Web site:
http://www.green-and-blue.org/
Publisher
Diversity Challenges Board
Date
2014
Format
Text (and photographs)
Language
English
Type
Book
Identifier
ISBN-13: 978-09552845-4-0
Author
Moloney, Michelle.
Date Type
2014 Publication
Publication Title
Green and Blue Across the Thin Line - Policing the border: The voices of those who policed the border and their families
Publisher Location
Markethill
Publisher
Diversity Challenges
Publication Type
Book
Publication Status
Published
Number of Pages
44
ISBN
978-0-9552845-4-0

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
The Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (collection) [NC]
Description
A collection of 39 stories that were compiled as part of a project with the aim: "To develop a storytelling project reflecting the cooperation and interaction between former members of Royal Ulster Constabulary and former members of An Garda Síochána along the border from the establishment of the two Police Forces to 2001." (From the Green and Blue website.)
Extracts from the 39 recorded interviews were published in book format in 2014. The associated Green and Blue website contains full transcripts for 24 of the interviews. The website also contains 18 interview audio files (as of 22 January 2016).
Publisher
Diversity Challenges Board
Date
2014
Format
Published book; and Web site
Language
English
Coverage
Police Services; Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland; 1920s to 2001
Stories Collected
39
Stories Deposited
18

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Title
Diversity Challenges (organisation)
Description
"Diversity Challenges is a company limited by guarantee (NI50064) and is recognised by the Inland Revenue as a charity Ref NoXR74395. It was founded in 2001 to facilitate change in a number of Cultural groups in Ireland. Diversity Challenges is a member of the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience." (From Diversity Challenges website)
Diversity Challenges has run two recent story-telling projects: Aftermath; and The Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (details of these two projects are contained in the Accounts archive).
Creator
"Diversity Challenges carries out its work through a Coordinator Will Glendinning." (From Diversity Challenges website)
Format
Website
Language
English
Date Formed
2001
Status
Active (last checked 2014)
Address
31 Bessbrook Road Markethill Armagh BT60 1RJ
Telephone
0044 (0)2837507219
0044 (0)7710174754
Email
w.o.m.glen@btinternet.com
Funder
"It has received funding from a number of bodies, trusts and agencies. Diversity Challenges is currently supported from:
PEACE III County Louth Peace and Reconciliation Partnership for support under the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation 2007-2013 AFTERMATH
PEACE III - Green & Blue Across the thin line." (From Diversity Challenges website)
Work
"To assist culturally specific groups in integrating community relations principles and considerations within all aspects of their work." (From Diversity Challenges website)
Organisation Abstract
Diversity Challenges has worked on a number of projects. Diversity Challenges has run two recent story-telling projects: Aftermath which resulted in 30 recorded interviews; and The Green and Blue Across the Thin Line which resulted in a collection of 39 stories.

Citation

Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project. (2014). Green and Blue Across the Thin Line (book details). Diversity Challenges Board.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 6 December 2021 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2846>

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