The choices we made: Bystanding & Conflict in Northern Ireland


The choices we made: Bystanding & Conflict in Northern Ireland is a filmed collection of six true stories about individuals wrestling with moral, ethical and civic decision-making to act when confronted with sectarianism, violence and prejudice.

The stories range over a 30year period (1972 – 2002) and offer a fresh take on the options available for people during the Northern Ireland Troubles and post-ceasefire period. The stories are intended to raise questions and to help young citizens and their adult teachers to make connections to today.

At this event, we will launch the educators guide which is aimed at providing resources for Youth Workers, Teachers and other Groups Workers to make the most of this collection.

Please contact shonabell@corrymeela.org for a zoom link to join this event.

For further information on this event, please contact the event organiser.


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Belfast City Council

The Corrymeela Community

Organiser Bio:

Corrymeela  is Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. It has over fifty years of experience working alongside fractured communities and groups who are finding their relationships difficult, as well as addressing relational, societal, structural and power dynamics. Corrymeela work alongside people from youth and school groups, family and community organisations, faith communities and political parties.

Contact Name: Shona Bell

Contact Number: 028 9050 8080

Contact Email: shonabell@corrymeela.org

Address: 83 University Street Belfast BT7 1HP

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