Hunger Strike

This is the sixth mural by the Bogside Artists, commemorating the hunger strike. The main figure is Raymond McCartney, shown after 53 days on hunger strike in 1980; the female figure is perhaps Mary Doyle (the other two female strikers were Mairéad Farrell and Mairéad Nugent).

Visual History page for the Bogside Artists.

Rossville Street, Derry

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Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/160, ISO 200, full size 2592 x 3888

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