Ref NoA44/1/1/3/2
Title1970
DescriptionManuscript and typescript letters sent to the N.I.C.R.A. from various individuals. Includes letter from Ciaràn Mac an Ailì, Solicitor, Dublin to Kevin Boyle and referring to case of N.I.C.R.A. Vs. Government of the U.K. at the European Commission of Human Rights and detailing how his new involvment in acting on this case has been met with hostile reaction by Mr. Heaney, an existing legal working on the case and further outlines the proposed legal involment of Mac an Ailì with the N.I.C.R.A. and the case at Strasbourg. (12 Jan 1970, 2pp)
Letter from Fergus McCartan at James Irwine & Co. Solicitors, Belfast to Frank Gogarty, Chairman of N.I.C.R.A. and referring to Defence of persons concerned in Civil Rights Demonstration on 26 July 1969. The letter indicates the cases will be heard in Enniskillen on 19 Jan 1970 and outlines costs liable for legal representation. (16 Jan 1970) Letter from Brendan Corrigan, Secretary of Fermanagh Civil Rights Association, to [Kevin] McCorry, N.I.C.R.A. seeking clarification on financial contribution available to those members of the F.C.R.A. who had to appear in court in Enniskillen following a peaaceful protest. (20 Jan 1970)
MS note with a list of names including Fergus McCartan, P. O'Neill, F. Gogarty and [ ] Donaldson with a figure of money written next to each name (N.D.) Letter from Fergus McCartan, Solicitor, to Frank Gogarty, N.I.C.R.A., seeking further clarification regarding legal costs to be paid by those who appeared in court in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. (2 Mar 1970)
Letter from Fergus McCartan, Solicitor, Belfast, to Kevin Boyle, noted receipt of cheque received from Boyle on behalf of the N.I.C.R.A. towards legal costs for members of the Fermanagh Civil Rights Association and also detailing methods of legal case for defence for same. (5 Mar 1970, 1 p)
MS note, no author noted - "We are to keep in mind that a lot of the fines are due to be paid in the Dungiven area...All fines are arising out of one type or another C.R.A. activity. (n.d) Letter from T.F. Roe, Drogheda, Co. Louth, to Kevin Boyle congratulating him on his letter in the Irish Times and commending Boyle on taking on Fr. Faul on his recent statement. (12 Mar 1970) Letter to Kevin Boyle, from Maureen de Burca, on headed paper of High Secretary of Sinn Fèin, Dublin, stating the Action Committee have fixed the date of the Housing Rally in Dublin and outlines the invited speakers. (25 Mar 1970)
Letter from Kevin Boyle to Roderic O'Connor, M.P., House of Commons, Stormont, and discusses Boyle's views on abortion legislation following an appearance at 'The Commission yesterday". (7 May 1970, 1 p) Letter of reply from O'Connor to Boyle, referring to Commission on the Constitution and thanking Boyle for his comments and adding his views on the legal status of abortion. (29 May 1970, 1p)
Letter of invitation sent to Kevin Boyle from Newry Wolfe Tone Society, Co. Down, to an upcoming conference on "The Need for Radical Unity". Also details the list of all those invited. (17 Sep 1970, 1 p)
Date1970
FormatManuscript
Extent1 file, 14 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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