A Draft Truth Recovery Process

DRAFT Truth Recovery Process to Address Legacy issues of the Troubles


1. Introduction
2. The Current Contexts for a Proposed Truth Process
2a. The Logical Extension of the Good Friday Belfast Agreement
2b. Inability of Court and Police Systems to Address legacy Justice Issues relating to the Conflict
2c. Historical Background to Amnesty Programmes in Ireland
2d. Introduction of Comparative Frameworks from other Jurisdictions that informed this Proposal
2e. Further motivations for our proposal and benefits of bringing about a Truth Process
3. Framework for the Process
3a. Bringing resolution and closure for victims/survivors through a justice- sensitive approach
3b. Sequencing steps for introducing a Justice-sensitive approach
3c. A victim-sensitive approach
4. Moving Forward: A Reconciliation Commission; Reconfiguring the HIU, ICIR and IRG units
4a. Truth Recovery Unit (TRU)
4b. Justice Facilitation Unit (JFU)
4c. Reconciliation Commission (RComm)

Just in Case you Happen To Be in Bangor that night

We had a great session on August 31st and all welcome to next one on Saturday, September 21st

Sean O’Casey at The Sean O’Casey – For Full Programme go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/the-sean-ocasey-festival-17781759064

Come and here from people who were there on both sides of the barricades

Selling the United Irishman under the Noses of the RUC but does anyone know Who, Where or When?

Call for Papers for biggest History Conference of 2019 – Deadline August 29th









The 9th Annual Countess Markievicz School Liberty Hall Theatre, Saturday 30th March 2019 – Supported by SIPTU

Registration Opens
Introduction from Co-Chair of the School
Keynote Speech
Dr Caitriona Clear, Lecturer on European and Irish Women’s history, the history of poverty and institutions, general political history, and oral history, NUI, Galway.
Panel One: Women and the Homeless Crisis
Mary Lou McDonald, Leader of Sinn Fein
Paula Byrne, CEO, Merchants Quay Ireland
Ellie Kisyombe, Founder of OurTable.ie, Direct Provision activist and Social Democrats Candidate
Chair: Dr Paula Mayock, Lecturer in Trinity College Dublin
Followed by a Q&A
A Light Lunch will be served
Panel Two: Women and Social media: Empowering or Disempowering?
Dr. Kylie Jarrett, Lecturer in Media Studies, NUI Maynooth
Noeline Blackwell, CEO Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Una Mullally, Journalist and Author
Dr. Sindy Joyce, University of Limerick
School closes
The event is free and open to the public, register here. #Markievicz19

Unique Opportunity to hear Ida Milne talk about the impact of Spanish ‘flu in Dublin

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