Political Status Denied

The fight for political status by the ten 1981 hunger-strikers in the H-Blocks (plus Michael Gaughan and Frank Stagg from the 70s) is linked to the status of republican prisoners in Maghaberry in 2001. A volunteer in funereal clothing, including an Easter lily on his beret, is at the centre. Camlough Road/Carnagat Road, Newry, stronghold of PIRA S. Down, Armagh Brigade.

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Copyright © 2001 Peter Moloney

We Support The Wyanes From Ardoyne

Holy Cross Catholic girls’ primary school, situated in loyalist Ardoyne, Belfast, was picketed by locals in late June, 2001 and throughout the autumn term, on the grounds that they and their homes were being attacked in the area. Images of young children (wee’uns or wains) being ushered through a police cordon while subjected to abuse made headlines around the world and prompted the two graffiti in this post,

St Columb’s Wells and Bligh’s Lane Derry

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Copyright © 2001 Peter Moloney