1968-69: Outbreak of Violence

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1968-69: Outbreak of Violence

Following a banned NICRA march in Derry/Londonderry on 5 October 1968 television footage of protesters being attacked by the RUC drew attention from around the world. In November Stormont introduced a reform package but loyalist attacks on a student march at Burntollet in January 1969 further polarised opinion. Police were able to contain sectarian riots during the Twelfth celebrations but in August an Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Londonderry sparked a conflict between the RUC and nationalist youths. British soldiers were deployed on the streets of Derry to help restore order on 14 August and in Belfast the following day.

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You are now entering Free Derry

You are now entering Free Derry

Poster based on the mural ‘You are now entering Free Derry’ on Free Derry corner. The poster states that the mural was first painted on 1/6/69 by Joh...

Go-Ahead with O'Neill

Go-Ahead with O'Neill

'Go-Ahead with O'Neill' lapel badge. Published by UUC, Glengall St, Belfast, printed by W & G Baird Ltd. An Ulster Unionist election sticker/badge fea...

Ulster - The Facts

Ulster - The Facts

10 page pamphlet published by UU Party, 3 Glengall Street, Belfast, 'Ulster - The Facts,' 1st Sept. 1969, Price: One Shilling. This was one of a numbe...

Go-Ahead with O'Neill

Go-Ahead with O'Neill

An Ulster Unionist election poster featuring the then Unionist leader and Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O’Neill. 'Go Ahead with O'Neill, Vot...

Refuse Eire Money, Boycott all her Goods

Refuse Eire Money, Boycott all her Goods

Poster published by the Ulster Constitution Defence Committee, an organisation chaired by Rev. Ian Paisley, in the late 1960s or early 1970s. 'Loyalis...

WE DEFY YOU BILLY LIIAR 50,000 TIMES

WE DEFY YOU BILLY LIIAR 50,000 TIMES

Civil Rights Marches poster [NICRA] : [People's Democracy].; production method :manuscript...

end special powers act

end special powers act

Civil Rights Marches poster ; [NICRA] : [People's Democracy]. production method :manuscript...

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