Understand Northern Ireland Video

[flv:http://space.freshideas.ie/storage/video/understanding-northern-ireland.flv 480 320] Originally shown on UTV this program will be you a good understanding of the background to the Northern Ireland conflict. Press the play button to start the video.

Springtown Camp and Civil Rights’ women

Originally Published Derry Journal, Friday, 6th June 2008.   Local author and historian Fionnbarra Ó’Dochartaigh, a co-founder of NICRA in 1967, in this third exclusive article for the “Journal” traces the roots of early public agitations which led to the dramatic events on Derry’s Duke Street on October 5th 1968.  Almost overnight the civil rights … Read more

Women were backbone of the civil rights movement

“I never thought I would have the courage to walk into the mayor’s parlour and ask a question,” Sadie Campbell said. “And when I did, the mayor said: ‘Get the police.’” Sadie was speaking on Saturday after she was presented with an award to celebrate her contribution to” the achievement of civil rights. Sadie’s activism … Read more