Roisín’s paper to the Contemporary Irish History Seminar, Trinity College Dublin.
Listen to Roisín Higgins discuss the project with Audrey Carville on BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0014nnk
This post appeared in The Conversation, 28 January 2022. Bloody Sunday 50 years on
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