Éist Le Raidió Fáilte

“Belfast’s Irish language radio station”, “Guth nua Gaeilge”, “An Irish voice for all”, “Glór Beo Bríomhar” [An active, vigorous, voice]. Raidió Fáilte (Welcome Radio) broadcasts at 107.1 FM and raidiofailte.com (no fadas!). Divis Street, Belfast.

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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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Ballymurphy Massacre

These are 2010 images of the Ballymurphy Massacre panels at the junction of the Springfield and Whiterock roads. The left-most panel, shown second, above, with information about Relatives For Justice, is new compared the early and in-progress shots from 2009. On the gable is Where’s The Joy?

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