Screenshot from TaRP Zoom call with Paul Gallagher and Hazel Deeney

Paul was shot six times with an automatic weapon and Hazel’s husband joined The UVF at sixteen

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Paul Gallagher who has been confined to a wheelchair since gunmen in Belfast shot him when they were unable to find his neighbour and Hazel Deeney whose husband, Trevor, was buried on the day the Good Friday Agreement was signed. Our… Read More »Paul was shot six times with an automatic weapon and Hazel’s husband joined The UVF at sixteen

Screengrap from TaRP Zoom call with Bernie McKearney and Victor Montgomery

‘Every so often, I meet young people in Belfast and their regret is that they’ve missed the war’

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Bernie McKearney, who lost her father, mother and husband to ‘The Troubles’, and Victor Montgomery, who lost his two brothers to the same conflict. Our Panelists are Rev. Chris Hudson, Minister of All Souls Presbyterian Church in Belfast, who acted as… Read More »‘Every so often, I meet young people in Belfast and their regret is that they’ve missed the war’

Still from TaRP Zoom call with Tom Jennings Creaven with info about the 1972 Wings tour bus in the background

Paul McCartney’s “Wings Over Europe” 1972 Tour Bus getting ready to Heal The World

Paul McCartney’s “Wings Over Europe” 1972 tour bus is getting ready to hit the road again. After forty eight years, the world’s most famous bus will carry the message of Peace and Love across the continent and beyond. True to the spirit of The Beatles mantra “All You Need Is… Read More »Paul McCartney’s “Wings Over Europe” 1972 Tour Bus getting ready to Heal The World

Still from a Zoom call with musicians Yvonne Watterson and Scott Henrich

Scott Henrich and Yvonne Watterson from Antrim to Arizona (then on down Mexico way)

‘Music – A Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ featuring Scott Henrich and Yvonne Watterson live from Mexico via Zoom. Music is a universal language that transcends all barriers. It is an unassailable platform where Truth and Love are safe. During our darkest days, it gave us leave to clap our hands… Read More »Scott Henrich and Yvonne Watterson from Antrim to Arizona (then on down Mexico way)

Anne Tracey with Roy Arbuckle and Gerry Tracey

The beautiful voice of Anne Tracey with Roy Arbuckle and Gerry Tracey

‘Music – A Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ with singer-songwriters Roy Arbuckle, Anne Tracey and Gerry Tracey. Music is a universal language that transcends all barriers. It is an unassailable platform where Truth and Love are safe. During our darkest days, it gave us leave to clap our hands and to… Read More »The beautiful voice of Anne Tracey with Roy Arbuckle and Gerry Tracey

Screenshot of TaRP Zoom event with Witnesses Amanda Doherty and Danny Toland

The murders of an eight-year-old child and a popular Derry publican

Eight-year-old Oran Doherty, murdered in The Omagh Bombing, was buried in his Celtic FC strip… Not only did they murder the popular Derry publican, John Toland, his killers also tried to destroy his reputation. The Witnesses at this Tarp event are Amanda Doherty, whose brother, Oran, was murdered in the… Read More »The murders of an eight-year-old child and a popular Derry publican

Screenshot from TaRP Zoom event with Witnesses Danny O'Keeffe and George Jones

Friendship, Music and Loss – The murders of Tony Geraghty and Wesley Black

“Speaking for Myself” is a Truth and Reconciliation Platform (TaRP) educational series broadcast from The Miami Showband Peace Centre Online. The Witnesses at this event are Danny O’Keeffe whose best friend, Tony Geraghty, was murdered at The Miami Showband Massacre on July 31st, 1975, and George Jones whose friend and… Read More »Friendship, Music and Loss – The murders of Tony Geraghty and Wesley Black