General Collections highlights

It Makes You Want To Spit: Punk in Ulster

A definitive history of punk in N.I.

Recorded at the book launch of 'IT MAKES YOU WANT TO SPIT' in the Empire, Belfast, authors Sean O'Neill and Guy Trelford tell of their labour of love in compiling this definitive history of punk in Northern Irelan...

Gabhla – Scoil Samhraidh

Teaching traditional building skills.

This film is subtitled. Ar Oileán Gabhla a reachtáil an Cumann Ailtireachta agus Oidhreachta Uladh Scoil Samhraidh chun séan scileanna tógála a theagasc do dhaoine agus chun Teach Charlie Ned a athdhéanamh sa...

Bhí Mé Ann! Portráid de Eddie Keenan (1921-2009) I was there! A Portrait of Eddie Keenan (1921-2009)

Cuntas ar Eddie Keenan, fear clúiteach i measc pobal na Gaeilge. Insíonn sé scéalta faoina shaol agus na rudaí atá déanta aige. Portráid den phoblachtánach Eddie Keenan (Éamonn Ó Cianáin), fear clúiteach i measc phob...

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

May Blood

Talking with Baroness Blood

May was born during World War Two and grew up in Roden Street, a mixed area of Belfast with her mother and sister. He family was separated due to the evacuations during the war. “For the first six years of my life I t...

Our Generation: Colonel Robin Charley

Colonel Robin Charley talks about his experiences fighting in the Korean War. “The freedom of the whole world might have been changed if we hadn’t stood up against the communists” Colonel Robin Charley

The Law Centre

The story of NI's Law Centres

The Law Centre NI was set up in the early 1970s by a dedicated group of solicitors to help those who suffered social inequalities. “It was about using the law as one aspect of a much broader campaign involving tena...

Henry Bell

Henry talks teaching and history

Bernard Conlan talks to Henry Bell about his teaching career and his passion for history. Born in Belfast in 1949, for the first few years of his life Henry lived in a wooden bungalow in Islandmagee in County Antri...