Joseph Craven

“In proud memory of our fallen comrade Joseph Craven, Irish National Liberation Army, murdered by Loyalists 5th December 1983. He died as he lived – a true revolutionary. Erected by the Irish Republican Socialist Ex-Prisoners Memorial Committee.” Craven was shot by the UVF from a motorcycle.

Bawnmore Park, Newtownabbey

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Bawnmore Memorial

“‘Many suffer so that some day future generations may live in justice and peace’ – Bobby Sands”, “This plaque is dedicated to the memory of all those from this area who played their part in the struggle for Irish freedom.” With a roll of honour and plaques featuring Joe Cunningham, Martin McKenna, Bobby Sands, Samuel Hughes, Charles McCrystal, Jackie McErlean – the latter three were killed together by a premature bomb explosion.

Bawnmore Park, Newtownabbey

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Welcome To New Mossley

2010 image of the New Mossley mosaic in Ballyearl Drive, with various UVF insignia above from previous murals. “This mosaic reflects the cultural & industrial heritage of the area. New Mossley Community Group is proud to be part of this project and hope it gives pleasure to everyone. We would like to thank the Arts Council and Groundwork for their help and support. Unveiled by Jeanette Ervine, Dawn Purvis MLA, Mena Mitchell 17th January 2009.”

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We Won’t Have Home Rule

Northern Protestants prepare to resistance the Home Rule act. Clockwise from top left, gun-running on the Clyde Valley, the Covenant, Carson and the Central Antrim Volunteers (see also M04206), mounted rifles of the Ulster Volunteers (see also M00545).

The plaque reads “They shall not grow old/As those who were left behind grow old//Age shall not weary them/Or the years condemn//As the going down of the sun/And in the morning//We will remember them” (Binyon ‘For The Fallen‘)

Forhill Drive, Ballyduff, Newtownabbey.

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