A site supported by Linen Hall Library which celebrates the strengths, lives and achievements of Northern Irish women from 1965 to the present day. It includes a digital archives of films, images and text resources, blog posts and a resource section with contextual articles, books and teaching resources. Covers all areas of politics as well […]
A website from the BBC Rewind provides free access to BBC archive news programmes reflecting life and events in Northern Ireland from 1952 to December 1979. Most are news clips from BBC Northern Ireland news and current affairs programmes including Ulster Mirror. It includes coverage of the Troubles as well as quirky news stories.
A new online exhibition from the Working Class Movement Library It includes images from 1969 posters made in Belfast and by London Poster Workshop. Background context is provided by a recording of an event which took place on 26 May 2020: find it at www.youtube.com/watch?v=veZmyNW7Nz8.
Part of the Northern Ireland Political Collection, curated by the Linen Hall Library, has been digitised. The Divided Society project makes available documents that were published between 1990 and 1998 in the UK, Ireland and further afield. Access is free to those in the UK, who have to make an account. Access the collection at: […]
The Prisons Memory Archive (PMA) is a collection of 175 filmed oral history recordings from individuals who had a connection with Armagh Gaol and the Maze and Long Kesh Prison during the conflict in and about Northern Ireland from 1971s-2000s. It includes materials relating to the H-blocks and hunger strikes, politics, religion and place. Materials […]
The Northern Ireland Official Publications Archive (NIOPA) is now freely available at the following address: http://niopa.qub.ac.uk/ It is possible to browse by department. Agency, document type or titles as well as to conduct keyword searches. Materials are availbale from approximately 2015 onwards The link is on our UK and Ireland Archives page http://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/subjects/history/ukandireland For more information […]
Brendan Duddy Papers at NUI Galway. A new digital collection. Brendan Duddy was a Derry businessman born in 1936 and with an involvement in community affairs, civil rights in Northern Ireland. A protestant, he had a peace role with all communities and witnessed key events from the 1970s-2008. The papers include newspaper clippings and his eye-witness statements relating […]