Dee Curran

“In loving memory of Damian (Dee) Curran, killed 16th August 1996. Sadly missed by his family & friends. Our lady pray for him.” Curran was killed by a single stab wound while watching Creggan bonfire.

The plaque is near his home street of Iniscarn Crescent, Derry. A second plaque showing a portrait of Curran would be added later.

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Copyright © 2009 Peter Moloney

Na Fianna Éireann Roll Of Honour

For the 100th anniversary of Fianna Éireann, a memorial mural on Racecourse Road, Derry, to Fianna G. McAuley, Sloan, McCormick, Donaghy, D. McAuley, O’Riordan, Magee, Campbell, Dougal, Molloy, Comiskey, Fox, Hughes, Marley, McCrory, Alsop, Templeton, McCauley, O’Neill, McWilliams, Dempsey. The names are listed in the order of death, from earliest to latest, beginning with fifteen-year-old Gerald McAuley who was shot dead in Clonard (Belfast) in 1969, and ending with John Dempsey shot on the Falls Road (Belfast) in 1981. “Fuair siad bás ar son saoirse na hÉireann”.

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Irish Regiments

Insignia of the Royal Irish Rangers, the Inniskilling Fusiliers, the Royal Irish Rifles, the 36th (Ulster) Division, the Paras, the B Specials, the Irish Guards, and the Ulster Defence Regiment, outside the Cathedral Youth Club in the Fountain, Londonderry, perhaps as inspiration to the young people, as many of the regiments still exist. The ‘odd man out’ here is the Paras – they served in Northern Ireland but were not raised from Ireland. The Fountain, Londonderry.

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Copyright © 2009 Peter Moloney