Siege Museum

Four paintings of the Siege Of Derry (possibly by Bobby Jackson?) in the ABOD Memorial Hall/Siege Museum in Society Street, Londonderry. The paintings previously hung outdoors in the Fountain – see The Williamite Campaign.

The RUC’s John Olphert was killed by “terrorists” (presumed to be the IRA) at his shop in Nelson Drive in 1983. “Erected by the Murray Club of the Apprentice Boys Of Derry”

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John Brady

“In memory of Óglach John Brady aged 40 years who was murdered by crown forces while in enemy custody 3rd October 2009. Fuair se bas ar son na hEireann.” Brady, of the Real IRA, was arrested after a family altrcation in Stabane and taken to Strand Road PSNI station (in Derry) where he allegedly committed suicide; one officer was suspended in connection with the death (Guardian | BBC on the 2020 inquest). Brady was given a paramilitary funeral at which shots were fired over the coffin (Guardian). In the background is the memorial to Eugene Devlin.

Drumallagh, Strabane

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