Joe Cahill Perpetual Cup

2013-09-24 CahillWide+
Above is the new Joe Cahill mural in Beechview Park, next to the GAA pitch. The mural was unveiled on September 2nd. (Images of the unveiling from An Phoblacht.) Joe Cahill (WP) holds the cup aloft. The group in the bottom left corner (see the second image, below) are Pat O’Hare, Frank Cahill, Tom Cahill, (the three Cahills were featured in the previous mural) Ned Maguire, Jr., Ned Maguire, Sr., Alec Crowe, Paddy Meenan, Tommy Crowe, Dal Delaney, and Hugh Elliot. In the crook of Cahill’s arm (see third image, below) are Rita McParland, Sean Wallace, Paddy Corrigan, John Pettigrew, and John Stone. None of these adults is still alive; all were from the local area.
The chalet bungalows in the background on the left are gone, but you can see images of them on the Belfast Forum.
The plaque on the left names others in addition: Billy Kelly, Alice Cush, Kate Campbell, John Mulligan, Mary Mulligan, David Mulhern, Margaret Mulhern, john Clarke, Margaret Farrelly, Marie Williams, Kevin Sullivan, Michael Rock, John McColgan, Bridget Maguire, Martin Maguire, Sally Corrigan, Sonny O’Reilly, Maggie McArdle, Jimmy McArdle, Kathleen Wallace, McGuinness, John Flanagan, Maisie McGuckian, Charlie McGuckian, Anthony Muldoon, Jim Logue, Ellen Weir, Liam Mackie, Oliver McParland, Sadie McMahon, Tommy Crowe, Maddie Holden, Sarah Doyle, Jimmy Doyle, Kathleen Pettigrew, Mary Cushnihan, Bell Cosgrove, Gerry Campbell.
Click and click again to enlarge (to 2100 x 1754)
Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/200, ISO 320, full size 4567 x 3814
2013-09-24 CahillLeft+
Click and click again to enlarge (to 1720 x 1284)
Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f20, 1/1000, ISO 800, full size 3472 x 2592
2013-09-24 CahillRight+
Click and click again to enlarge (to 1800 x 1440)
Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/200, ISO 200, full size 3240 x 2592
2013-09-24 CahillDetail+
Click and click again to enlarge (to 1700 x 1304)
Copyright © 2013 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f13, 1/250, ISO 100, full size
text: X01335 X01333 X01334 X01332 in proud remembrance the republican cause annie cahill 26 march 2005, when passing this spot, pause, think of us and erin and smile, Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí, whiterock,

Leave a reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.