Comment, Like, & Favorite
Nina Ficur Feenan
One of the many famous Political Murals from the Bogside area of Derry in Northern Ireland. These Murals tell the political story of the Irish Nationalist / Republican community of the Bogside during the recent period of conflict known locally as the "Troubles". These Murals are a major tourist attraction as well as recounting historic events and individuals. The Murals were painted by local people known as the Bogside Artists and the material was fund raised by or donated by local residents. This particular Mural depicts the many phases of the Prison Protest by Irish Republican Army political prisoners from 1976 to 1981. In 1976 Prisoners of War lost their political status in the Gaols of Northern Ireland. Prisoners immediately began a protest to re-instate political status. They wore blankets instead of uniforms, they had a dirty protest which escalated into a Hunger Strike in 1980 which was apparently resolved. The British Government failed to implement the agreed deal and a second hunger Strike commemnced in 1981 during which 10 members of the IRA and INLA died in what became a very difficult and violent period of our history.
November 22nd, 2012
Viewed 147 Times - Last Visitor from Beverly Hills, CA on 07/18/2014 at 12:58 PM
copy and paste to your website / blog - preview
mural framed prints, painting framed prints, wall framed prints, gable framed prints, political framed prints, social framed prints, historical framed prints, art framed prints, artwork framed prints, irish framed prints, ireland framed prints, eire framed prints, derry framed prints, bogside framed prints, londonderry framed prints, north framed prints, northern framed prints, bogside artists framed prints, nationalist framed prints, republican framed prints, irish republican framed prints, street art framed prints, cultural framed prints, colour framed prints, people framed prints, mural greeting cards, painting greeting cards, wall greeting cards, gable greeting cards, political greeting cards, social greeting cards, historical greeting cards, art greeting cards, artwork greeting cards, irish greeting cards, ireland greeting cards, eire greeting cards, derry greeting cards, bogside greeting cards, londonderry greeting cards, north greeting cards, northern greeting cards, bogside artists greeting cards, nationalist greeting cards, republican greeting cards, irish republican greeting cards, street art greeting cards, cultural greeting cards, colour greeting cards, people greeting cards, mural prints, painting prints, wall prints, gable prints, political prints, social prints, historical prints, art prints, artwork prints, irish prints, ireland prints, eire prints, derry prints, bogside prints, londonderry prints, north prints, northern prints, bogside artists prints, nationalist prints, republican prints, irish republican prints, street art prints, cultural prints, colour prints, people prints, mural posters, painting posters, wall posters, gable posters, political posters, social posters, historical posters, art posters, artwork posters, irish posters, ireland posters, eire posters, derry posters, bogside posters, londonderry posters, north posters, northern posters, bogside artists posters, nationalist posters, republican posters, irish republican posters, street art posters, cultural posters, colour posters, people posters