The PMA collection is housed at PRONI in Belfast. On this website, you can view a selection of the full-length recordings.

Mary Nelis

Maze and Long Kesh

Mary Nelis revisited the Maze and Long Kesh in June 2007. In the recording, she reflects on her experience as a visitor to the prison in the 1970s and 1980s.

Valerie Owens and Eleanor Mulligan

Armagh Gaol

Valerie Owens and Eleanor Mulligan revisited the Maze and Long Kesh in July 2007. In the recording, Valerie (wearing black) and Eleanor (wearing brown) reflect on their time working for the Probation Service and the Probation Board in the 1970s and 1980s.

Josie Dowds

Armagh Gaol

Josie Dowds revisited Armagh Gaol in June 2006. In the recording, Josie reflects on her time as a republican prisoner here in the 1980s.

William Mitchell

Maze and Long Kesh

William Mitchell revisited the Maze and Long Kesh in July 2007. In the recording, he reflects on his time as a loyalist prisoner here in the 1970s and 1980s.

Séanna Walsh

Maze and Long Kesh

Séanna Walsh revisited the Maze and Long Kesh in July 2007. In the recording, he reflects on his time as a republican prisoner here from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Daphne Scroggie

Armagh Gaol

Daphne Scroggie, who worked as a Prison Officer at Armagh Gaol starting in 1978, revisited the prison for this recording which was made in July 2006. In the recording, Daphne describes the day-to-day working life for prison officers and her memories of various events in different parts of the prison.

Dee and William Stitt

Maze and Long Kesh

Cousins David (Dee) Stitt and William Stitt revisited the Maze and Long Kesh for the Prisons Memory Archive (PMA) project in June 2007. David Stitt and William Stitt were loyalist UDA prisoners at the Maze and Long Kesh Prison from 1994 to 1997. In their recording, they discuss being transferred to MLK and key events that happened during their time there. They describe numerous aspects of everyday life for loyalist prisoners both during and after their imprisonment.

Seamus Holmes

Maze and Long Kesh

Seamus Holmes revisited Maze and Long Kesh in June 2007. In the recording, he reflects on his time as a republican prisoner here in the 1970s and 1980s.