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The Derry March - Details of Source Material

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This section provides a draft list of source material relating to the Civil Rights march in Derry on 5 October 1968. The reader will also find the page of source material on the Civil Rigths Movement to be of relevance to this section.



Farrell, Michael. (1980, 2nd ed.) Northern Ireland: The Orange State. London: Pluto Press.

McCann, Eamonn. (1993, 3rd ed.) War and an Irish Town. London: Pluto Press.

McCluskey, Conn. (1989). 'The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association' [PDF; 5431KB], Chapter 7, in, Up off their Knees: A Commentary on the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland. Galway: Conn McCluskey and Associates. ... [1200] - [Book]

Ó Dochartaigh (1994) Ulster's White Negroes: From Civil Rights to Insurrection

Ó Dochartaigh, Niall. (1997) From Civil Rights to Armalites: Derry and the Birth of the Irish Troubles. Cork: Cork University Press.

Purdie, Bob. (1990) Politics in the Streets: The origins of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.


Government Reports

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969), Disturbances in Northern Ireland: Report of the Commission Appointed by the Governor of Northern Ireland. [The Cameron Report, Cmnd. No.532] Belfast: HMSO.


Public Records

proni on cain PRONI records related to the Derry march

nai on cain NAI records related to the Derry march


Other Publications

Londonderry: One man, No vote. Issued by The Campaign for Social Justice in Northern Ireland, 19 February 1965.


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