The Brave Thirteen

A small board and two murals in the Fountain, London-Derry. The board has the city of Derry crest on it surrounded by Ulster banner, Union jack, St Andrew’s Saltire, and Apprentice Boys flag; the first mural lists the names of the thirteen apprentice boys; the second is a William King Memorial flute band “founded 1973”, again with the crest of the city.

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A Crown Of Life

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Controversial DUP and later independent politician and preacher George Seawright served as city councillor and NI Assembly from 1981 to 1986, when he jailed for his role in physically attacking NI Secretary of State Tom King. He was “murdered by the enemies of Ulster [the IPLO] Nov 1987” . “Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life – Revelation 2 v10”

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Copyright © 1993 Peter Moloney