The Emigrants

London-/Derry artist Eamonn O’Doherty‘s 1990 sculpture ‘The Emigrants’ is in Waterloo Place, Derry (until 2010 when it would be moved to the quayside).

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney

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Hunger Strikers

The Andersonstown RUC station was demolished in 2005 and (according to this Irish Times article) was to be put up for sale. Instead, the area became a site for murals and this large metalwork, with portraits of the hunger strikers on either side of a lark in barbed wire.

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Copyright © 2006 Peter Moloney

UVF 3rd Battalion North Belfast

The battles that the 36th (Ulster) Division took part in are listed on either side of the silhouetted soldier: Ypres, Fricourt, Cambrai, Thiepval, Messines, Beaucourt, Somme, Albert, Flanders, St Quentin, Bailleul, Courtrai. The scroll at the top says “Tigers Bay III”. The memorial stone is to the “3rd Battalion, North Belfast”.

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Copyright © 2006 Peter Moloney