Ruby and her son Paul recall the family’s decision to move to Londonderry in 1968. Read more
Ruby and Paul
Ruby and her son Paul recall the family’s decision to move to Londonderry in 1968.
Deirdre was a young student when she decided to join the Duke Street march.
Bertie recalls how the voting system worked in 1968 and living conditions in the city.
Grainne and Michael
Grainne and Michael were students in Belfast and had travelled to Derry to join the march.
Jack and Terry
In 1968, Jack was a local unionist politician and Terry had just turned 18.
Martin and Attracta
Martin and Attracta were 18 and had just met at a dance - then their world changed.
Ken reflects on how the city became divided after the march.
Ruby and Ann
Friends Ruby and Ann were young women living in the Bogside.
Tom and Leo
Teachers Tom and Leo discuss the impact of that year on their pupils.
Billy and Rachelle
Billy and Rachelle were children when the Duke Street march happened.
Hugo and Willie
Hugo and Willie grew up in poverty in the 1960s.
Willie was a young man in 1968. He recalls life in a working-class Protestant community.
Isabel and Anne
Sisters Isabel and Anne grew up in the city centre.
Michael and Cathal
Michael went to the march, but his friend Cathal wasn't born until 20 years later.
Hazel grew up in the mostly Protestant Fountain housing estate.
Martin was a young reporter with a local newspaper and attended the march.
James was 13 when the march happened. He says it changed the course of his life.
Kathleen, who is now 92, was a nurse during the years of violence that followed the march.