General Collections 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...

Duke Special – 5 nights at the Belfast Empire

Highlights from 2007’s Empire shows.

Featuring highlights from 2007’s extraordinary 5 nights at the Empire in Belfast. Northern Visions' cameras were given unlimited access to the gigs and the film includes a mix of live songs, backstage footage, intervi...

College Green House

Built in 1870, it was a private house, complete with coach house and stables until 1930 when it was converted into flats and the outbuildings became commercial. Filming was completed as Hearth Revolving Fund restor...

I remember my Death Sentence

An interview with Peter Pringle.

A rare interview with Peter Pringle who talks about his experience as the last person sentenced to death in Ireland, how he struggled to clear his name while dealing with the trauma of serving time for a crime he didn...

Heritage Collections highlights

WRDA Lectures – Dr Myrtle Hill

Pioneers, Protestors and Preachers

The second lecture, of the Anna Eggert Lecture Series, took place on 8th December and was delivered by Dr Myrtle Hill from Queen’s University who spoke on “Pioneers, Protestors and Preachers: Belfast’s Forgotten Women...

Shankill War Memories

Residents of the Shankill area of Belfast talk to Mary Ann Quigley  about their memories of serving in the army at home and abroad. Robert Hoy talks to us about his experiences in serving in the Royal Engineers in Nor...

HMS Caroline

A tour with Commander Martin Quinn.

A tour of the ship with Commander Martin Quinn and reflections on its history by those who served on her. HMS Caroline is a decommissioned C-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy.  Caroline was launched and commiss...

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. ...