IRA Rule Derry

M00188 Westland St 1982+

M00189 1982+

M00190 1982+

On the left, a Bible quote — “No greater love hath a man than he lays down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13] — and The 5 Demands — No prison uniform, no prison work, free association, letters, visits, etc., full remission — with the oak leaf and crossed rifles of the Derry Brigade Provisional IRA in between.

On the right, Starry Plough, fractured “H”, and Irish Tricolour are linked by barbed wire. With posters above for hunger-strikers Pat Sheehan, Jackie McMullan, [Hugh] Gerry Carville, who all ended their strikes when October 3rd, 1981, when the strike was ended.

Westland Street, Derry

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Copyright © 1982 Peter Moloney

Patsy O’Hara O.C.

M00177 Rossville St 1982+

At the base of Rossville flats (as seen in the second image): “Patsy O’Hara, O.C. [Officer Commanding, in Long Kesh], INLA”. The shamrock makes a rare appearance alongside the Tricolour and Starry Plough. Rossville Street, Derry. With “Victory to the INLA”, “FTQ”, “Provos” and “IRA” graffiti, and, on the right hand side, the Bloody Sunday memorial.


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Roll Of Honour

M00174 Rossville St 1982+

Cú Chulainn, with shield, is strapped upright to a rock in order to fight to the very end, next to a roll of honour of Derry Brigade IRA volunteers.  Rossville Street, Derry

Vol Thomas McCool 1970
Vol Thomas Carlin 1970
Vol Joseph Coyle 1970
Vol Eamonn Lafferty 1971
Vol James O’Hagan 1970
Fian Gerry Donaghy 1972
Vol Colm Keenan 1972
Vol Eugene McGillan 1972
Vol John Starrs 1972
Vol Seamus Bradley 1972
Vol Michael Quigley 1972
Vol John Brady 1972
Vol James Carr 1972
Vol James McDaid 1972
Vol Joe Walker 1973
Vol Gerard Craig 1973
Vol David Russell 1974
Vol Michael Meenan 1974
Vol John McDaid 1974
Vol Ethel Lynch 1974
Vol Brian Coyle 1976
Vol Denis Heaney 1978
Vol Patrick [Duffy 1978]
Vol George [McBrearty 1981]
Vol Charles [Maguire 1981]


Copyright © 1982 Peter Moloney