‘Inner City Action’ from Devoid Media (May 1982)

Come Here To Me!

These scans are from Devoid Media (No.1 Vol.1), a publication that came out of Trinity College Dublin in the early 1980s. The first issue of the mag included an interview with Larry from The Blades, which has already found its way online thanks to The Blades Fan Group on Facebook.

As well as plenty of coverage of the bands of the day, such as The Low, The Atrix and The Blades, the mag included an interesting little feature on the North City Centre Community Action Programme (NCCCAP), which was more popularly known as the ‘N- treble C-A-P’. They were receiving quite a lot of attention at the time, as local activist and TD Tony Gregory had just achieved the famous ‘Gregory Deal’ from Charles Haughey, which promised very significant investment in the north inner-city, an area that successive governments had totally ignored.

GregoryDeal Haughey and Gregory, from ‘The Heart of the…

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