Hunger Strike

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The sixth mural from the Bogside Artists commemorates the 1980 hunger strikes, first in Long Kesh and subsequently in Armagh Women’s Prison. The main figure is Raymond McCartney; the female figure is perhaps Mary Doyle (the other two female strikers were Mairead Farrell and Mairead Nugent). The info board is from 2007. Rossville Street, Derry.

M01415 [for the plaque, see M01416a] M03921

Copyright © 2000, 2007 Peter Moloney

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