Ref NoA44/1/6/2
TitleCorrespondence
DescriptionFile of manuscript and typescript letters between Kevin Boyle and others regarding issue of internment and the Special Powers Act, security in Northern Ireland and other such matters.File includes letter from H. Moore, of the Irish Communist Party (I.C.P) to Boyle and J. Narain enclosing a letter of response from the I.C.P regarding comments made by Boyle and Narain in the Belfast Telegraph (Nov 1961) A note sent to Boyle care of the N.I.C.R.A. members of the Annual International Cultural Congress of [Chianciano] Italy condemning the practice of Internment in Northern Ireland; letter from R. Ramsey, Principal Private Secretary, Stormant Castle, acknowledging receipt of letter from Kevin Boyle. TS letter marked 'Personal' from Kevin Boyle to Mr. David Nelligan, Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin, detailing "in the light of the upcoming talks in London", Boyle's opinions and thoughts on security in Northern Ireland, extradition, sentencing and policing in the face of counter-terrorism in Northern Ireland, references the Warrenpoint explosion, references proposal he makes on extraterritorial jurisdiction legislation and the "new EEC agreement on Terrorism' as well as other related matters. (1 Sep 1979) Letter from Patrick Jodeph (P.J.) McClean, Beragh, Co. Tyrone, writing to Boyle following McClean's relase from Long Kesh. McClean was interned under the Special Powers Act, and offers personal thoughts on the ongoing policy of Internment in Northern Ireland and conditions experienced there at the present. (n.d. [1972]); Letter from the Newry Anti-Internment Committee, inviting Boyle to be a speaker atan upcoming public Study Session on Internment in Newry.Notice of said public event is attached. (6 Nov 1973) Copy letter signed by J Mulvenna and sent to 'Mr. Boyloe, from the Northern Ireland Community Relations Commission, Belfast, concerning an upcoming meeting of those concerned with the Ballymurphy Report. (28 Jan 1971).
Also handwritten page of notes by Boyle mentioning internment in Northern Ireland. (No Date).
Date1967-1979
FormatManuscript
Extent11 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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