Free Ireland

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1991 image of the Free Ireland mural on Beechmount Avenue (RPG Avenue), Belfast, with two shots of the side wall. At the top, a stencilled board reads “Release Mark Prior, Liam Coogan, Jim McCabe, Kev Mulholland – these boys are innocent.” (The “Beechmount Five”. See Greenleft News) At the bottom, Pearse’s famous lines “The fools, the fools, they have left us our Fenian dead and while Ireland holds these graves, Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”

For a close-up of the IRA plaque, see 1990’s Free Ireland.

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Copyright © 1991 Peter Moloney

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Charles Love

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“In memory of Charles Love, accidentally killed on 28th January 1990. Unveiled by his father Patrick. Erected by the Bloody Sunday Initiative 27th January 1991. Padre Pio pray for him.” Love was 17 years old when he was hit by flying masonry from an IRA bomb. Fahan Street/Rossville Street, Derry. The lettering from RUC Keep Out is still faintly visible.

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Derry Brigade Oglaigh na hÉireann

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An IRA roll of honour in Brandywell Road, Derry. Carlin, Coyle, McCool, Lafferty, O’Hagan, Keenan, McGillen, Starrs, Bradley, Donaghey, Quigley, Brady, Carr, McDaid, Walker, Craig, Russell, Lynch, McDaid, Meenan, Moyne, Coyle, Gallagher, Heaney, Duffy, McBrearty, Maguire, Bradley, Fleming, Doherty, Fleming, English, Gough, McFadden, Hagan, McSheffrey, Deery

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