Éire Nua Flute Band

The Éire Nua board at the top of the Whiterock Road, Belfast, seen previously in 1997 is updated: originally it said 1981-1996 and now says 1981-1999. It is next to Equality Now.

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Those From The Markets

Celtic cross and plaques “In memory of all those from the Markets and Lower Ormeau who died as a result of the conflict” (with Terence MacSwiney quote) and “In memory of all those who dedicated their lives to the struggle for Irish freedom”, in particular IRA 3rd battalion Belfast Brigade volunteers Nolan, Downey, Davison, and Fian J. Templetom. With flags for the 20th anniversary of the hunger strike.

Stanfield Place, Belfast.

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Kidso Reilly

Thomas “Kidso” Reilly was brother of Jim Reilly of Stiff Little Fingers and working as road manager for Bananarama when killed on the Springfield Road on August 9, 1983. Ian Thain, of the Light Infantry regiment, was convicted of his murder. He served less than three years before being released and rejoining the army (like Lee Clegg). (Guardian) “Always remembered by his friends – Trinity Lodge Celtic Supporters Club.” Ardmonagh Gardens, Belfast.

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INLA Roll Of Honour

Six INLA volunteers are remembered on a memorial stone in the City Cemetery, Derry. The other memorial is to the ten deceased 1981 hunger strikers (“They were ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances whose steadfast resolve, discipline, and unity of purpose prevailed”) and five local “comrades and friends”.

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