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Father Desmond Wilson

Community development in W. Belfast

Father Wilson grew up in the mixed community Ormeau Road area in south Belfast. “Belfast, to us, was an amazing place. When I was growing up I was very fortunate, I was able to go to Saint Malachys Grammar School a...

Tar Anall

Conway Mill Drop In Centre

The 50+ Group was established several years ago by a group of Republican women in Tar Anall, a Drop In Centre for Republican prisoners and their families based in Conway Mill, west Belfast. “After the peace came, a...

Noelle Ryan

A life in community education

Noelle spent six years working in a Liverpool convent before being released. “I know there were some of people who felt, maybe fearful of me in ways, I’ve a fairly strong personality. I suppose it wasn’t my permanent ...

Conway Mill Workers

Memories of Conway Mill.

Former mill worker Lily McCurdy takes a tour of her former workplace, Conway Mill with Sean McCaffery and Jimmy Keenan from the radio programme Afternoon Delight. Lily relives her memories from her time working in ...

Conway Mill: The Realisation of a Dream

Regeneration in West Belfast.

After many years of overcoming hurdles and struggling to raise funds, the £5m Conway Mill restoration was finally launched at a gala gathering. The Mill is aimed at promoting social/economic regeneration, job creat...

Belfast Tech: Artisans & Dreamers

Belfast College of Technology.

Belfast College of Technology, opened its door to students in September 1906. The College was the centerpiece of the development of further education in Belfast. Purpose built, it acted as a showpiece on a par with Be...