INLA Fallen Comrades

“In proud memory of our fallen comrades, Irish National Liberation Army” Danny Loughran, Rose Campbell, Matt McLarnon, Bonanza McCann, Nancy Tumelty, Gino Gallagher, Anthony Dornan. “If you strike us down we shall rise again and renew the fight. You cannot conquer Ireland. You cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom then our children will win it be a better deed.” “Erected by the Irish Republican Socialist Ex-Prisoners Memorial Committee.” Christian Place, Belfast.

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Relatives For Justice

A plaque and info board are added alongside the updated Nora McCabe/plastic bullet mural in Islandbawn Street, Belfast: “This mural is dedicated to Norah McCabe and all the victims murdered by rubber & plastic bullets used by the RUC & British Army. Sponsored by the Troops Out Movement & was unveiled on behalf of Relatives For Justice by Mary Pearson 11/09/05.” “Tá an múr-ealain seo tíomnaithe do Norah McCabe agus do no hiobartaigh uilig maraithe agus gortiathe le piléir rubair agus plaisteacha ag an RUC agus ag Arm na Breataine. Tá an múr-ealain seo urraithe ag Troops Out Movement agus nochtadh é thar cheann Relatives For Justice ag Mary Pearson ar 11/09/05.”

(2001 with original plaque | 2003 without original plaque)

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Fian Neil McCrory

“I ndíl cuimhne ar Neil McCrory a fuair bás an triú lá de Shámhain 1976 i laimhe dilseoirí [at the hands of loyalists]. Dedicated to the memory of Fian Neil McCrory murdered 3rd November 1976. Scouts of Na Fianna a band o’er the nation/May every home greet you with joy and delight/May God give you strength for to love him and Ireland/And when the day comes gives you courage to fight.” Beechmount Avenue, Belfast.

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Volunteers From The Greater New Barnsley Area

“In memory of the volunteers from Greater New Barnsley area who gave their lives in the fight for Irish freedom: Martin Forsythe, Bobby McCrudden, Eddie O’Rawe, Martin Skillen, Gerard Fennell, Sean McDermott, Terence O’Neill, James Murphy, Tom Magill, Sean Savage, Kevin McCracken, Pearse Jordan, Liam Mulholland, Fian Cathy McGartland, Fian John Dempsey, Sinn Fein Paul Best, Sinn Fein Eddie Brophy.” Moyard Parade, Belfast.

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Our Fallen Comrades

“In proud memory of our fallen comrades Vol. Michael “Mickey” kearney, killed in action 18th February 1987, Vol. Patrick “Paddy Bo” Campbell, killed in action 10th October 1999. Irish National Liberation Army. They shall live in the hearts and minds of our people. Erected by the Irish Republican Socialist Ex-Prisoners Memorial Committee.” (Sutton entries at CAIN) New Barnsley Parade, Belfast.

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Murdered For Their Faith

“In memory of Jack Duffin, Willie McManus, Christy Doherty, Peter Magee, James Kennedy. Murdered for their faith on 5th February 1992. Also in memory of all other local people who have been murdered for their faith. Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar a nanamacha.” The five Catholics were killed and nine more injured in a UDA attack on Sean Graham’s bookmakers on the Ormeau Road, Belfast.

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They Paid The Ultimate Sacrifice

“This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Lt. Col. Trevor King, died 9th July 1994, Major Wm. (Frenchie) Marchant, died 28th April 1987, Davy Hamilton, Died 17th June 1994. These brave men died near this spot [the corner of Spier’s Place and Shankill Road, Belfast] by the enemies of Ulster. No sacrifice is too great for one’s country. They paid the ultimate sacrifice. ‘They shall grow not old/as we that are left grow old/Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn/At the going down of the sun and in the morning/We will remember them.'” King and Hamilton (along with Colin Craig, an RUC informer and not included on the plaque) were shot by the INLA and died of their wounds three weeks and one day later. Frenchie Marchant was shot by the IRA outside The Eagle chip shop. The plaque is surrounded by a garland of three nation’s flowers: shamrock, rose, and thistle.

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