They May Kill The Revolutionary






A row of six panels from Ballycolman estate, Strabane, with individual shots of four of them: (1) We will meet force with force – Irish Republican Army (also seen in 1989); (2) You may kill the revolutionary but never the revolution – Che Guevara 1928-1967 (a completed version of what was visible in 1989); (3) Honour Ireland’s patriot dead – wear an Easter lily (also seen in 1989);  (4) James Connolly (for a solo shot, see the 1989 image); (5) Óglaigh na hÉireann (for a solo shot, see the 1989 image); (6) Stop Strip Searches (seen previously in 1989)

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Tiocfaidh Ár Lá




Three in a row in Mount Sion, Strabane. On the left, a single volunteer fires a funeral shot over a very faded saying of Pearse’s: “Life springs from death and from the graves of patriotic men and women spring living nations.” In the centre, another funeral volley over an INLA Roll Of Honour bearing the names Neil McMonagle, Colm McNutt, Pierce Moore, Patsy O’Hara, Kevin Lynch, Micky Devine, James McPhilemy. On the right, a masked INLA volunteer with Thompson sub-machine gun.

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Derry Volunteers Commemoration


Joe Coyle, Tommy McCool (and two of his children) and Tommy Carlin died as a result of a premature explosion in the McCool family kitchen. Coyle and McCool died on June 27th; Carlin succumbed to his injuries on July 8th, 1970.

The board shown, announcing a march on Sunday 24th (June) 1990, is on the rear of Free Derry Corner, Lecky Road, Derry


Copyright © 1990 Peter Moloney