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Crowley, Tony


Republican mural, Rockmore Rd., Falls, West Belfast, 1981. Mural painted during the Hunger Strikes, before death of Bobby Sands. On left, image of scroll, with quotation from Bobby Sands, 'You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea/You cannot put an idea against a barrack wall and riddle it with bullets/You cannot confine it in the strongest prison that your slaves could ever build. Bobby Sands M.P.' (In fact the quotation is from Sean O'Casey). On right: 'Break Thatcher's Back Status Now'. Image of Blanket man against H pf the H-Block; at sides Tricolours topped by barbed wire. Below left and right Tricolour with Starry Plough. Above far left: 'Free Belfast'. Local kids.Republican
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