One World, One Struggle

The mural in support of East Timor begins to show its wear (originally painted in 2000), not least because the hoarding for Duffy’s bookmakers has come off. The falling bombs are made by Raytheon, who will be back in the forefront of Derry consciousness in 2006 for their part in the Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Market Street, Derry

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Marching & Dancing

This cross-cultural mural from inside the Cathedral Youth Club, in the Fountain, Londonderry, celebrates both the music of flute-and-drum bands and Irish dancing. The tune illustrated ‘There Is A Green Hill Far Away’ by Cecil Alexander, wife of Church Of Ireland bishop William Alexander. They lived in Strabane and the eponymous hill is said to be one outside the old walls of Derry.

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Sgt Lindsay Mooney

The Lindsay Mooney Memorial Flute Band was formed in 1973 after the St. Patrick’s day death of 19-year-old Lindsay Mooney, a UDA member killed by the premature explosion of a bomb near Lifford, County Donegal (Sutton). The band dissolved in 1993 but commemorative nights are still held (Sentinel) (and there are recent videos on youtube of a band with this name). Cathedral Youth Club, The Fountain, Londonderry.

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