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Shoot-to-Kill: Gervaise McKerr, by Mary Green (story details) CAIN Website

Story Title: Gervaise McKerr

Collection: Unfinished Business: State Killings (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Rolston, Bill. (individual compiler)

One account from a collection of personal accounts compiled by Bill Rolston, with Mairead Gilmartin. The accounts were given by relatives and friends of people who were killed by state forces in Northern Ireland.

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Title
Shoot-to-Kill: Gervaise McKerr, by Mary Green (story details)
Description
One account from a collection of personal accounts compiled by Bill Rolston, with Mairead Gilmartin. The accounts were given by relatives and friends of people who were killed by state forces in Northern Ireland.
Creator
Bill Rolston, with Mairead Gilmartin
Source
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/violence/docs/rolston00.htm#mg
Publisher
Beyond the Pale Publications
Date
2000
Relation
Extracts from the book are available on the CAIN Web site:
Rolston, Bill., with Gilmartin, Mairead. (2000). Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/violence/docs/rolston00.htm
Format
Text
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: 11 November 1982
Story Title
Gervaise McKerr
Story Available
Not on-line. Story available in published book.
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Chapter 8, in:
Rolston, Bill., and Gilmartin, Mairead. (2000). Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Interviewee Surname
Green
Interviewee Forename(s)
Mary
Interviewee Gender
Female
Religion
Catholic
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Victim 1
Gervaise McKerr
Relationship Victim 1
Sister-in-law
Status
Civilian
Published Format
Document
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Killing; State Killing
Dates Mentioned
11 November 1982
Organisations Mentioned
Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Gervaise McKerr (11 November 1982)

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Title
Unfinished Business: State Killings (collection)
Description
Unfinished Business is a book containing a collection of stories that was compiled and published by Bill Rolston with Mairead Gilmartin.
Creator
Bill Rolston, with Mairead Gilmartin
Subject
Personal accounts related to killings by the state in Northern Ireland during the period of the conflict.
Publisher
Beyond the Pale Publications.
Date
2000
Relation
The collection of stories is contained in the book:
Rolston, Bill., with Gilmartin, Mairead. (2000). Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Format
Book
Language
English
Identifier
ISBN 1 900960 09 5

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Title
Rolston, Bill. (individual compiler)
Description
Bill Rolston is an Emeritus Professor Of Sociology at Ulster University. He has written extensively about various aspects of the Northern Ireland conflict, including victims, and story-telling. He has also published books containing collections of personal accounts.
Creator
Bill Rolston
Subject
Personal accounts / stories related to the Northern Ireland conflict.
Date
2014
Relation
The CAIN Bibliography contains a list of most of Bill Rolston's publications. His books which contain personal accounts are:
Rolston, Bill., with Gilmartin, Mairead. (2000). Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications.
Rolston, Bill. (2011). Children of the Revolution: The lives of sons and daughters of activists in Northern Ireland. Derry: Guildhall Press.

Citation

Bill Rolston, with Mairead Gilmartin. (2000). Gervaise McKerr. Beyond the Pale Publications.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 February 2019 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2899>

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