General Collection highlights

An tAire, an Fáinne agus an Droichead

Bhuail an tAire Cultúir Carál Ní Chuilín le daltaí Scoil an Droichid i ndeisceart Bhéal Feirste le fáinní airgid agus óir a bhronnadh ar Rang 4 agus 7 as an dul chun cinn atá déanta acu ag foghlaim na Gaeilge. Tá Scoi...

The Legacy Programme

Pursuing a lasting legacy.

"When we talk about the legacy we would like to leave, we find ourselves united in many unexpected ways..." Members of Seaview Presbyterian Church in Belfast decided to come together in the pursuit of a lasting leg...

Gallows & other tales of suspicion and obsession

Playwright and novelist John Arden.

A short documentary film about renowned playwirght and novelist, John Arden on aspects of his work and thought. The documentary, produced by his son Finn Arden, accompanies the publication of a collection of short sto...

Time Trap

Animation inside prison.

A Made in Belfast production by Amanda Dunsmore and prisoners at Long Kesh/H.M.P. Maze, 1999. Amanda Dunsmore was invited to Long Kesh/HMP Maze as a visiting artist by the Prison Arts Foundation. Trained as a sc...

Heritage Collections highlights

Surviving the Holocaust

Surviving Auschwitz.

A conversation with Dr. Hajo G. Meyer, a German Dutch physicist. Born in 1924 in Bielefeld, Germany, he fled to the Netherlands, alone in 1938. In 1944, after a year in the underground, he was caught and subsequently ...

Betty Carlisle

Shankill Women’s Centre Manager

As the youngest of five children, Betty recalls fond memories of the Woodvale area of the Shankill in west Belfast as she was growing up. “It was a very community spirited area, I spent lots of time playing and felt a...

War Stories – The D Day Commando

Remembering D-Day.

Former Royal Marine Commando Tommy Fulton talks about his combat experiences in World War Two. As a Commando, Tommy was one of the first soldiers ashore on the Normandy beaches on D Day in June 1944, and his unit t...

Roisin McGlone

Life as a Falls community worker

“The Troubles began at the time we moved up to Andersonstown from the Falls Road.  My lasting memory is the raids, whenever the army and police came. This would be before Ulsterisation. They closed off streets and sea...