Maurice-Walsh.pdf

Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh (story transcript) Deposited

Story Title: Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh

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

Transcript (PDF) of the audio recording of interview with Maurice Walsh which was recorded as part of the Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project.

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Title
Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh (story details)
Description
A personal account from a collection of 39 interviews recorded as part of the Green and Blue Across the Thin Line project. The interviews were conducted with former police officers who served in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Extracts from the interviews were published in a book of the same title in 2014. (This account is one of 19 for which the audio file and full transcript were made available at the project's Web site. This particular story was also deposited with the Accounts archive.)
Creator
Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project
Subject
The experiences of former police officers from the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC; Northern Ireland) and the Garda Síochána (GS; Republic of Ireland), especially in relation to the border between the two jurisdictions.
Publisher
Diversity Challenges Board
Date
2014
Relation
See also the Green and Blue website:
http://www.green-and-blue.org/
Format
Text
Language
English
Coverage
Police Services; Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland; 1920s to 2001
Story Title
Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh
Story Available
Yes; deposited. Story extract available in published book.
Story Format
Text (page 43 in the book)
Story Source
Story contained in:
Moloney, Michelle. (2014). Green and Blue Across the Thin Line - Policing the border: The voices of those who policed the border and their families. Diversity Challenges Board.
Interviewee Surname
Walsh
Interviewee Forename(s)
Maurice
Interviewee Gender
Male
Nationality
Irish
Occupation during conflict
Police officer, Member of Garda Síochána (GS)
Status
Former member of Garda Síochána (GS), Former member of Irish Security Forces
Published Format
Document; Audio
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Policing
Dates Mentioned
1974 [1970s]
Places Mentioned
Manorhamilton [County Leitrim, Republic of Ireland]
Organisations Mentioned
Garda Siochana (GS)

Publication InformationShowHide

Title
Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh (story transcript)
Description
Transcript (PDF) of the audio recording of interview with Maurice Walsh which was recorded as part of the Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project.
Creator
Green and Blue – Across the Thin Line project
Date
2014
Format
PDF version of transcript
Language
English
Author
Maurice Walsh
Date Type
Completion date 2014
Publication Title
Transcript of audio interview
Publisher Location
Website
Publisher
Diversity Challenges Board
Publication Type
Transcript
Publication Status
Published on-line
Number of Pages
6

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

Organisation InformationShowHide

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). Untitled Story, by Maurice Walsh (story transcript).
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 23 November 2020 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/3472>

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