General Collection highlights

Rod Stoneman

David Hyndman talks to Rod Stoneman the former Deputy Editor of Independent Film & Video at Channel 4 and former CEO of the Irish Film Board, about his childhood in Devon, his participation in grassroots avant-gar...

Mina Wardle

Talking to the community activist

Mina’s father was an engineer on RMS Queen Mary, her mother suffered from arthritis. Mina passed her 11+ and was awarded a place at Grammar School but at 15 years, her parents could no longer afford to keep her at the...

Mark Revels ‘Protect-Infect’

An ambitious project which brings to light the struggles and joys of life in the 21st century. “The circle of life is both beautiful and bittersweet in its uncompromising persistence to evolve.” Mark Revels. Nor...

Two Door Cinema Club

Studio session from alt-pop band Two Door Cinema Club. Although the band are still in school it hasn't stopped them becoming on of the most popular acts around. Regular host Jonny Tiernan invited AU Mag colleague a...

Heritage Collections highlights

Mark Thompson

Talking Ulster Scots

Mark’s hometown of Ballyhalbert in Co. Down proved to play a significant influence on his life, “everyday whenever we got out of bed you opened the curtains and on a clear day, you could see Scotland”. It was at th...

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 ...

Jim Deery

Community development in North Belfast

Jim’s childhood was spent growing up on the Cregagh estate in east Belfast. His family moved to north Belfast when he was ten. “My fond memories of north Belfast are the Cavehill, I think it’s an underused tourist ...

Helen Bell

Tales from the lower Shankill

Born in 1947 in Hopewell Street at the bottom of the Shankill Road, Helen remembers the late 1960s and the first time that real “trouble” started on the Shankill Road, with rioting and flares being shot into the air. ...