Thursday, 13 October 2016

Launch of Digital Archive relating to Northern Ireland Peace Proces

Can You Keep a Secret? Family Life with a Secret Peacemaker 

This new online resource contains digitised items from the archive of Brendan Duddy the Derry businessman who maintained a secret channel of communication between the British government and the IRA Army Council for twenty years. Duddy was a key figure in the 1975 ceasefire negotiations, the 1981 Republican Hunger Strikes, and ceasefire talks between 1990 and 1994 and was the subject of Peter Taylor's BBC documentary 'The Secret Peacemaker'.

Venue: Tuesday, 25 October, 2016, Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway

Programme:           Venue: G010

17:00                      Interviews with Duddy family members: Shaun, Larry and Patricia Duddy, and Éamonn Downey                                 with Dr. Niall Ó Dochartaigh

18:00 - 18:30           Questions and Answers/ Discussion

18:30 - 18:40           Launch of archive: John Cox, introduction with Professor Lionel Pilkington talk on digital archive                               and its value to scholarship

18:40                     Demonstration of digital archive by Aisling Keane

18:50                     Reception - Venue G011

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