“New Barnsley Easter Commemoration on Tues 26th April. Assemble New Barnsley memorial garden @ 4 pm. Main speaker Pat Sheehan [1981 hunger striker].” On the electricity pylon at the top of the Rock/Springfield Road.
“Fuair siad bás ar son saoirse na hÉireann” [they died for the freedom of Ireland]. Na Fianna Éireann [warriors of Ireland; IRA youth] were begun in 1909 by Countess Markievicz and Belfast man Bulmer Hobson (WP). They took part in the Easter Rising of 1916. The role of honour lists deaths from 1969 to 1984 – the Troubles. After the Agreement, the Fianna are affiliated with Republican Sinn Féin and the Continuity IRA. At the corner of Beechmount Avenue and the Falls Road – see the Visual History of this wall.
The Éirí Amach Na Cásca 1916 [Easter Rising 1916] mural in Beechmount Avenue/Ascaill Ard na bhFeá/RPG Avenue is repainted (by DD and Seany McVeigh) due to the new doorway. Compare to the previous version. (See also the IRA plaque.)
A call in Twinbrook to march in the 2008 Easter [Rising] Parade. “Assemble 1.00 pm Beechmount Avenue, Sunday 23rd March 08. Wear an Easter lily. Support the march. Join Sinn Féin”. Off Stewartstown Road, Belfast.