Briogáid Dhoire

The emblem of the IRA’s Derry Brigade is crossed (vintage) rifles over the oak leaf. Stanley’s Walk, Derry.


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This is the original version of the ‘Peace’ mural by the Bogside Artists, painted in 2004, on the side of Kells Walk, off Rossville Street, Derry. Rather than a lark, we have a dove, flying against the background of a Derry oak leaf. The info board is from 2007.

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The Cutting Edge






Five in a row in Moyola Drive, Derry: Briogáid Doire with crossed rifles and oak leaves; [a Tricolour – no separate image]; “the cutting edge” weaponry; a Sunburst; and, a celtic cross flying Starry Plough and Tricolour with the names of the deceased 1981 hunger strikers.

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IRA Rule Derry

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On the left, a Bible quote — “No greater love hath a man than he lays down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13] — and The 5 Demands — No prison uniform, no prison work, free association, letters, visits, etc., full remission — with the oak leaf and crossed rifles of the Derry Brigade Provisional IRA in between.

On the right, Starry Plough, fractured “H”, and Irish Tricolour are linked by barbed wire. With posters above for hunger-strikers Pat Sheehan, Jackie McMullan, [Hugh] Gerry Carville, who all ended their strikes when October 3rd, 1981, when the strike was ended.

Westland Street, Derry

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