Language Rights Are Human Rights

“Is Gaeil sinne” [we are Irish-speakers]. Pobal mural on Northumberland Street promoting the work in abhcóideachy/advocacy, cearta/rights, forbairt phobail/community development, straitéis/strategy, taighde/research, faireachán/monitoring, ealaíon/arts, carried out in Teach Uí Chorráin in Ionad an Dá Spuaic [Twin Spires], and the “Tá” campaign for “acht na Gaeilge” an Irish-language act.

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Justice For Gerry

“Justice for Gerry. No to Diplock courts. Stop the show-trial. Your support is needed.” Gerry McGeough was arrested in 2007 for the attempted murder of off-duty UDR soldier Sammy Brush. His trial took place in February, 2011 and republicans rallied to support him (Fb); he would be convicted and sentenced to 20 years, of which he would serve 2 (WP).

In Rossville Street, next to End Internment and Political Prisoners.

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Ag Fíorú Na Ceathrún Gaeltachta

“Ag fiorú [sic] na ceathrún gaeltachta”/”Delivering on the Gaeltacht quarter”. Laochra Loch Lao [Belfast Lough Warriors] is a Gaelic games club operating through Irish. The club’s emblem is the blackbird, from the ninth-century poem: “Int én bec/ro léic feit/do rinn guip/glanbuidi:/fo-ceird faíd/ós Loch Laíg,/lon do chraíb/charnbuidi.” “The little bird/that whistled shrill/from the nib of/its yellow bill/a note let go/o’er Belfast Lough/a blackbird from/a yellow whin” (Ciaran Carson’s translation). With support from Forbairt Feirste.

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Prisoners’ Human Rights

IRSP supports political prisoners human rights in Maghaberry.” The red stars in the panel on the right are held over from the previous ‘George Dubya Bush – war criminal‘ mural. The panel to the left, and the ‘plough in the stars over Long Kesh’ are new (late 2009). Northumberland Street, Belfast.

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