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Free trip to Crumlin Rd jail

Fancy a trip to Crumlin Road jail.

Fancy a trip to Crumlin Road jail.

Derry City Council’s Community Relations team are offering a free trip targeted at both individuals and groups of men to the Conway Mills in Belfast followed by a tour of Crumlin Road Gaol.

Derry City Council’s Community Relations team are offering a free trip targeted at both individuals and groups of men to the Conway Mills in Belfast followed by a tour of Crumlin Road Gaol.

The day trip will leave the Shared Future Centre on Irish Street at 9.15am on Friday 31st January 2014 and return at approximately 6.30pm the same day.

The trip includes a tour of the Old Conway Mills Belfast in which sits the republican museum containing memorabilia from both republican and loyalist paramilitaries. In the afternoon, participants can attend a dialogue workshop where Alan McBride a victim of the Shankill bomb and Martin Sodden a former member of the UVF will relay their personal and touching stories of the troubles.

The guided tour of the historic Crumlin Road Gaol will provide the chance to see the underground tunnels and the opportunity to visit the condemned mens cells where 17 executions took place the last being in 1961.

This trip is free and as places are limited they will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To book places on the trip please contact Dean Steele at dean.steele@derrycity.gov.uk or by calling 71365151 ext 8225.

Closing date for booking is Wednesday 29th January and all bookings must be made in advance. This trip is funded the District Councils Good Relations Programme (CRU, OFMDFM).

 
 
 

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