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Bloody Sunday: 50 years on

Bloody Sunday: 50 years on

It was a sunny afternoon when 10,000 – 15,000 people joined together to take part in the march. The march began in the housing estate of Creggan and then made its way down the Bogside, which is the largely Catholic area just outside of Derry’s Old City walls. Continue reading

Remembering the Troubles

Remembering the Troubles

These oral histories detail the ordinary activist – those from working-class backgrounds who, in contrast to the revolutionary élite, rarely recorded their thoughts in letters, diaries or memoirs. Continue reading

Peacemaker or Murderer?

Peacemaker or Murderer?

This biography, written by one who is certainly no fawning acolyte of Adams, nevertheless adds to the understanding of one of the most important figures in peace in our time. Continue reading