March For Truth

These images concern the 1971 Ballymurphy Massacre and the 1972 Springhill/Westrock Massacre. The demands for inquiries into the British Army killings were among the causes included in the March For Truth. The two painted boards on the lorry are by Mo Chara Kelly.

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Patrick Sheils

A plaque “dedicated to the memory of Patrick Shiels Óglaigh na hÉireann 1878-1957. Erected by the republican movement 11th April 2007 to mark his 50th anniversary. I measc laochra na nGael go raibh sé” is added to the Operation Motorman mural in Rossville Street, Derry. Paddy Shiels took part in the Easter Rising and was later Derry OC. See BMH testimony #676 by Liam Brady.

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Eamonn McDevitt

“This marks the spot where Eamonn McDevitt, deaf mute aged 28 years, was murdered by Royal Marine Commandos 18th August 1971. May he rest in peace.” McDevitt was killed in Fountain Street, Strabane, after an anti-internment march. The Army claimed he was waving a gun; his family deny this and have been lobbying for an inquiry and apology since then (Derry Journal | BBC-NI).

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