Cease This Activity!

The so-called International Wall on Divis Street draws coach-loads of tourists every day (“tens of thousands” according to Sinn Féin’s Fra McCann). A new IRSP board affixed to the top of the ‘magic lantern’ mural (see Spreading The Word) warns visitors to take precautions. “Community notice: thieves are operating in this area. Please make sure your valuables are secure and out of sight. Respect our community and visitors. Cease this activity!” Here are articles about the Divis Hoods Liberation Army (DHLA) from 2017 and 2016.
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I Owe My Allegiance To The Working Class

Seamus Costello fought for the IRA during the Border Campaign and was interned in the Curragh for two years. He stayed with the Officials during the split, but was driven out in 1974 and formed the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) and the INLA. He was shot in 1977. (WP)
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Resurfacing

Here are three pieces of republican graffiti from Creggan, in various states of legibility: “Join IRA now!!!”, “End political policing now. INLA”, and “Hood’s [sic] will be shot”.
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Break The Connection With England

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IRSP/INLA board outside the party offices on the Falls Road protesting policy coming from the Westminster parliament and specifically the Conservatives. On the left-hand side of the board are an adjustable pipe wrench (for IRSP) and a rifle (for INLA).
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Hasta La Victoria Siempre

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“¡Hasta la victoria siempre!” (“Ever onward to victory!”) was a saying of Che Guevara’s. It is used in this mural as a valediction to Che comrade and long-time Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died at the end of November (2016). The portrait of Castro is perhaps this Korda image of Castro entering Havana after the deposition of Batista in 1959.
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Support Republican Socialist Political Prisoners

IRSP mural on Northumberland Street, with the Starry Plough shining over the walls of Long Kesh.

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