Bronco Bradley

“in proud and loving memory of Vol. Eamon (Bronco) Bradley, Derru Brigade, Óglaigh na hÉireann, murdered by crown forces [Anglian Regiment] at this spot on 25th August 1982. Tógtha ag pobal an Sean Talaimh.” For background, see this Derry Journal article.

Ard A Chairn, Derry

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Copyright © 2001 Peter Moloney

Hunger Strikers Memorial

The hunger strikers memorial in Rossville Street, Derry, was launched in 2000. The central “H” carries the names of the ten deceased 1981 strikers, while the stones to either side carry the names of other republicans to have died on hunger strike: Thomas Ashe 1917, Michael Fitzgerald 1920, Joseph Murphy 1920, Terence McSwiney 1920, Joseph Whitty 1923, Denis Barry 1923, Andrew Sullivan 1923, Tony D’Aroy 1940, Jack McNeela 1940, Sean McCaughey 1946, Michael Gaughan 1974, Frank Stagg 1976.

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Seán Keenan

IRA volunteer Seán Keenan/Ó Cianáin was interned on three different occasions and spent 15 years in prison without ever being convicted. In August 1969 (the Battle Of The Bogside) he was chairman of the Derry Citizens Defence Association. This bilingual memorial stone (though with more in English than Irish) is in Fahan Street, Derry

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