Ireland Unfree

“Ireland unfree shall never be at peace” (from Pearse’s oration at the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa), with the Tricolour and Sunburst (flag of the junior IRA, the Fianna) on pikes. Brompton Park, Belfast

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Copyright © 2002 Peter Moloney

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Markets Volunteers

The portraits are of Tony Nolan, Joseph Downey, Frank Fitzsimons, Joey Surgenor, Paul Marlowe, Jim Templeton, and Brendan Davison, all of whom were IRA volunteers (Templeton, aged 15, was in the Fianna) and all of whom died in and around the Markets. (Their names would be added to the mural.) This mural replaces Firing Party and is based on the photograph included in Victory IRA. Friendly Way, Belfast.

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Stop Aggression Against Palestinian People

“Palestine Ireland Solidarity”. Ariel Sharon is described as a “Terrorist – indicted for war crimes” while Yasser Arafat is a “Peacemaker – a life devoted to conflict resolution”. A dove of peace is bleeding from Star of David bullets. On top of Disband The RUC in Cromac Street, Belfast.

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Murdered By SAS Cowards

“David Devine, Michael Devine, Charles Breslin – murdered by SAS cowards.” The three IRA members, aged 16, 22, and 20, were shot by SAS soldiers while returning arms to a dump in a field outside Strabane on February 23rd, 1985. The incident prompted accusations of a ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy, as there was no attempt at arrest.

Springhill Park, Strabane

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Who Is The Real Freedomfighters Now!

 

Here is a collection of six murals from Ballycolman, Strabane, all seen previously in 1989 and showing their age, and with some RIRA graffiti “Who is the real freedomfighters now! Real IRA” and “Strabane RUC station – 2001 RIRA”.

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