Current Trustees and employees of the Bloody Sunday Trust and Museum of Free Derry.

 

Robin Percival (Chair)    
The inaugural chair of the Trust, Robin worked for 30 years at the local further education college. He helped establish the Pat Finucane Centre in Derry and was active in the trade union movement

Minty Thompson (Vice Chair)    
Minty’s mother Kathleen was murdered by British soldiers in 1971 in Derry's Creggan. Currently she works in the Greater Shantallow Area Partnership.

Jean Hegarty (Secretary & Staff)
Jean is the brother of Kevin McElhinney who was murdered on Bloody Sunday.  She works part-time at the Museum of Free Derry in charge of administration.

Geraldine McColgan (Treasurer)
Geraldine has worked for a variety of community groups in the city for the past 20 years.  She currently works for Community Restorative Justice in Derry.

Colm Barton
Colm is the grandson of Seán Keenan, who was chairman of the Derry Citizens Defence Committee during the Free Derry period.  He works for the Bogside & Brandywell Initiative.

Tom Costigan    
Tom is a former teacher of history at St Columb’s College, Derry.  A veteran of the civil rights movement, he attended the first Civil Rights march in Derry on 5th October 1968.

Tony Doherty    
Tony’s father Patrick was murdered on Bloody Sunday.  He has been a member of the Trust since its inception in 1997.  An ex prisoner, he is currently the regional coordinator of the Healthy Living Alliance.

Gerry Duddy    
Gerry is a brother of Jackie Duddy who was murdered on Bloody Sunday.  One of the mainstays of the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign, he is a plasterer by trade.

Aisling Hutton  
Aisling is a secretary who works in one of Derry’s leading Legal practices. She is a member of the Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum.

Raymond McCartney    
Raymond was a cousin of Jim Wray who was murdered on Bloody Sunday. A former prisoner, he went on hunger strike in 1980 and is currently a Sinn Féin MLA for the Foyle constituency.

Ciarán McGuinness    
Ciarán is a practicing solicitor in the city.  He is currently involved with Aurora Counselling and in providing legal advice to Dove House in the Bogside.

Brian Tierney
Brian is an SDLP Councillor on Derry City and Strabane District Council.  Born and raised in Derry’s Bogside, he represents the Ballyarnett DEA. Brian comes from a well-known family with strong links in local politics.

Adrian Kerr (Staff)
Adrian is the Manager of the Museum of Free Derry. Originally from Lurgan, he had written and edited a number of books such as Free Derry: Protest & Resistance and Free Derry Wall (with Jim Collins).

John Kelly (Staff)  
John Kelly’s brother Michael was murdered on Bloody Sunday.  He was the chairman of the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign and currently works at the Museum of Free Derry as its Education Officer.

Julieann Campbell (Staff)    
Julieann is the niece of Jackie Duddy, murdered on Bloody Sunday. A former journalist, she authored the award-winning book, 'Setting the Truth Free:'. She works at the museum as its Heritage and Programmes Coordinator.

Rossa O'Dochartaigh (Staff)
Rossa is the grandson of Patrick Doherty, who was murdered on Bloody Sunday. He works at Museum of Free Derry as its Trainee Museum Operative.