Housing Conference Report

Report From the Irish News: Event to mark 40 years since Caledon protest By Claire Simpson – 21/06/08 THE 40th anniversary of the one of the pivotal events in the fight for civil rights in the north is being marked at a conference in Armagh city today. In 1968 Nationalist MP Austin Currie squatted in … 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

Upcoming Event: Housing Conference – 21st June 2008

HOUSING RIGHTS FOR ALL A Housing Conference Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Caledon Protest and looking at the major housing issues today in Ireland and internationally Saturday 21 June 2008 Armagh City Hotel, Armagh City Agenda Austin Currie, Lord Ken Magennis, Representative from Gildernew Family Duncan Morrow , Chief Executive Community Relations Council Inez … Read more

Upcoming Event: Women in the civil rights movement

“Those Were The Days My Friend” A round-table discussion with audience to commemorate the courageous role of women in the civil rights movement then and now. The audience will be invited to give their personal stories or testimonials 11.00am -3.00pm Saturday 31 May 2008 in East Tyrone College, Circular Road, Dungannon, Chair: Susan McKay Speakers: … Read more