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Title
mni02708
Creator
Crowley, Tony
Date Created and/or Issued
2008
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Murals of Northern Ireland
Rights Information
Physical rights are retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley. Copyright is retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley.
Description
Nationalist mural and plaque, Iveagh Drive, West Belfast, 2008. 'Is Fearr Gaeilge Bríste na Béarla Cliste' (Broken Irish is better than clever English); map of Ireland with various symbols; 'Iveagh Youth'; underneath and left: graffiti crossed out, 'IRA'; plaque commemorating the death of Angela Gallagher, 'Dedicated to the Memory of Angela Gallagher who was Killed near this Spot 3rd September 1971 Aged 17 months. Jesus, Friend of Children, Bless the Children of the Whole World. "May you Stop Here to Remember the Innocents Amid the Tragedy of Conflict."' Angela Gallagher was shot while in a pram during an IRA sniper attack on a British Army Foot Patrol, 3rd September 1971. On 6 September 2007 the IRA released a statement admitting that one of its members fired the shot which ricocheted off a wall and struck the child and apologised to the family. The plaque was unveiled a few days later.
Nationalist; Non-aligned
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/mni/id/3293
Language
Irish
English
Subject
Nationalist
Non-aligned
Mural painting and decoration
Plaques, plaquettes
Time Period
2007
2008
Relation
Murals of Northern Ireland Collection http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/mni

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