Troubles

October 1968: Brink of Chaos

Fifty years on, journalist Denis Tuohy narrates a three-part series marking the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Those who witnessed this pivotal time share their personal stories.

In this episode, the birth of student movement People’s Democracy and the long march to Burntollet are considered.

October 1968: Brink of Chaos (Part 2)

Fifty years on, journalist Denis Tuohy narrates a three-part series marking the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Those who witnessed this pivotal time, share their personal stories.

In this episode, the 5 October march in Londonderry is remembered with accounts from former rugby international Trevor Ringland, whose father was an RUC police sergeant, and journalist Martin Cowley who found himself on the front-line in the chaos that unfolded.

October 1968: Brink of Chaos (Part 1)

Fifty years on, journalist Denis Tuohy narrates a three-part series marking the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Those who witnessed this pivotal time in our past share their personal stories, including Ivan Cooper, Austin Currie, John Taylor, Eamonn McCann and Bernadette McAliskey.

Up Close - Omagh Remembers

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20 years on, hear remarkable stories of survival from many of those caught up in the worst atrocity of the Troubles.