Vótáil Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin electoral ads from Derry and Omagh ahead of the 2011 Assembly elections:

First, a paint-bombed hoarding at the top of Abercorn Road, Derry.
Second, the words of Bobby Sands are invoked in Gobnascale (Strabane Old Rd) – May 5th is also the date of Sands’s death in 1981.
Third, “Ceannasaíocht ar fud na hÉireann” from West Tyrone Sinn Féin in James Street, Omagh.

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Copyright © 2011 Peter Moloney

Cuimhníonn Muintir Dhoire Ar Na Stailceorí Ocrais

[The people of Derry remember the hunger strikers] Scenes from the rally for the 2010 National Hunger Strike Commemoration, August 15th, 2010, in Hunters Park, Bellaghy. The left-hand painting is signed by a Short Strand artist and Marty Lyons; the right-hand painting is of the capture of native son Francis Hughes.

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Connolly House

Connolly House, on the Andersonstown Road, Belfast, is the home of Sinn Féin. Connolly’s portrait is on the railings, on the outside wall is the plaque to John/Sean Downes, the roll of honour is on an inside wall (“this plaque was smashed by pro-British elements during an attack on Connolly House in April 2009. Re-erected by Andersonstown Commemoration Committee”).

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Copyright © 2010 Peter Moloney