Release The Prisoners

This Hillborough Drive stencil dates back to the ceasefire and the Agreement, when the release of political prisoners was a prominent issue in negotiations on both sides. Republicans had a “green ribbon” campaign; loyalists used the the stencil shown here, which has fared better than the plaster it is painted on.

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Prisoners & Ex-Prisoners

Facing each other in the Brompton Park entrance to Ard Eoin: “Support the prisoners – restore political status now!” from post-peace republicanism, and Cumann na n-Iarchimí Poblachtacha/Republican Ex-Prisoners Association (along with SNAP – Safer Neighbourhood Ardoyne Project – and Glór An Tuaiscirt/Voice Of The North) representing the pre-peace volunteers.

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Fountain Graffiti

Images of graffiti from the loyalist west bank. Two from Hawkin Street, including an incursion by republicans (“IRA”); one from Upper Bennett Street mocking the deaths on Bloody Sunday – “Para[s] 13, Provos 0”; and two from Bishop Street, Londonderry – “Kill All Taigs”, “W[est] B[ank] L[oyalists] – F[uck] T[he] P[rovos]”.

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