At the beginning of 2022, Katherine McKee joined the project as an intern, part of her coursework for a History MA at Queens University Belfast. It was absolutely wonderful having Katherine on board. She made brilliant suggestions and was really great to work with. Katherine has written about what she learned from the experience. Sensing […]
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31 May 2022 I speak to Kieran online, long distance. He talks about his childhood during the Troubles and throughout the conversation there is a push-pull between the narrative of normality wrapped around evidence of things far from ordinary. About an hour into the conversation Kieran talks about going to see Kenneth Branagh’s film Belfast […]
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
It was Christmas 1973 and a little girl drew a picture of the nativity. When her teacher asked ‘if the spiky shape above the stable was a star’, the girl replied, ‘Oh no, Miss – that’s the helicopter’. The child lived in the Creggan in Derry and her school was beside a well-known flashpoint so, […]