Still Not Free

Éirígí (web) board with the “Democratic Programme Of The first Dáil Éireann” 90 years ago in 1919, declaring “the right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of Ireland, and to the unfettered control of Irish destinies”.

This is the first éirígí poster in the PM collection; previously we had only seen stencils (M04501 | M04535). It became a political party in 2007.

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Copyright © 2009 Peter Moloney

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2008 Féile

This is an advertising hoarding on Andersonstown Road for the Belfast Féile. There was also a tarp in the Rock streets. See also: Derry’s 2008 féile. The central photograph was originally taken in front of Divis flats.

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Unsung Heroes

These paste-ups are part of the Bloody Sunday 35th anniversary commemoration and Bluebell Arts project of Unsung Heroes. (See also Lecky Road Underpass.) First is Rosemary Nelson, the Lurgan solicitor killed by the Red Hand Defenders in 1999. Second is Paddy Doherty, killed on Bloody Sunday. (Both in Lone Moor Road.) Third (in Creggan Road) is Kate Nash, “In the midst of her own grief she kept everybody happy. Nominated by the Bloody Sunday Trust”. Kate’s brother William Nash was killed on Bloody Sunday and their father Alexander injured while trying to help him. Fourth is Jim Wray, killed on Bloody Sunday (in Westland Street). Fifth is Michael McDaid, killed on Bloody Sunday (in Lone Moor Rd).

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney

Lecky Road Underpass

This is the scene at the Lecky Road underpass (going up to Barrack Street) in February 2007: above,”SF/RUC scum”, “Kill all cops”, “Vote Peggy O’Hara“, “Israel scum”, with tricoloured supports and light-pole; below, a series of paste-ups to victims of Bloody Sunday (on its 35th anniversary) and others nominated as part of Bluebell Arts’s “Unsung Heroes” project – Willie McKinney (killed on Bloody Sunday), Kevin McElhinney (killed on Bloody Sunday), “Palestinian youth from Balata refugee camp. Despite being denied a homeland, they dare to dream. Nominated by Bluebell Arts”. Here is a gallery of images from the anniversary march (indymedia) with plenty of anti-SF messages on display.

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney