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Reminiscences of Grainne McCoy : oral history, 2007.

Creator: McCoy, Grainne, 1959-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 103 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROMs (97; 81 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Professor, University of Ulster and Queen' University; Grant Recipient, The Atlantic Philanthropies.

Scope and Contents

Born Armagh, Northern Ireland; childhood and convent school education in Moy, Northern Ireland; early awareness of religious and cultural segregation, internment policy; education: B.A. Textiles, University of Ulster, Ph.D Youth and Community Development, Queen's University; career: Educational Development Officer, Benburb Youth Center; Education and Welfare Officer, East Belfast; Community Relations Officer, Belfast City Council; Preparing for Post Conflict Trust grant recipient, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and The Atlantic Philanthropies; grant-funded work in comparative conflict studies and conflict management; professor and researcher, Queen's University and University of Ulster; other: political awareness, Good Friday Agreement, family and friends in civil rights movement and paramilitary groups, government and non-governmental approaches to post conflict management, death threats; interactions: Charles F. Feeney, Ken Logie, Pamela Montgomery, Colin McCrea.


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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