Ian Paisley in 1986 (in the aftermath of the Anglo-Irish Agreement) declared that we were on the verge of “civil war”. The reference to Canada is obscure – Paisley went to Canada at the time of the UWC strike in 1974; he also had a brother living there. On the left-hand side of the wall is the “latest from Casement Park: IRA 2, SAS ” – perhaps a reference to the killings of Corporals Wood and Howes at the funeral of IRA volunteer Caoimhín Mac Brádaigh. For the mural see Stad Maggie Anois 1986 | 1987. Beechmount Avenue, Belfast.
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