Noel Gormley Interview

Noel Gormley Interview

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Noel Gormley, a publican, talks about the burning of his business by loyalists in 1969. His pub was located in the Protestant Crumlin/Shankill Road area of Belfast. He recalls his attempts to save his business as the threats against him mounted. He remembers the devastating effect of police inaction. Although he was successful in winning the first ever intimidation case in the North of Ireland his business was eventually burned and destroyed on 15th August 1969. Noel escaped with his life because he was warned by a friend who attended a meeting at Harland and Wolff at which the attacks were planned.