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Republican Murals: Girl In School Uniform

Westland Street | Bogside, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7284
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Powerful and Moving.

These bring back what was Called The Troubles. This is the mural commemorating Annette McGavigan... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edwardsville, Illinois
Best viewed from the hill opposite

The story and the painting is so poignant. Afterwards, go up to the hill opposite, next to the holy... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Maura B
County Tyrone, United Kingdom
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Westland Street | Bogside, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7284

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These bring back what was Called The Troubles. This is the mural commemorating Annette McGavigan, the 14-year-old girl basically murdered by a British soldier, A child of 14, being shot in the back of the head. Think about that. let it sink in. And of...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The story and the painting is so poignant. Afterwards, go up to the hill opposite, next to the holy well, and take in the whole mural.

Thank Maura B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I am a photographer. I am blown away by the vivid colors of all the murals that make the history of Derry! This one is beautiful the make of color is bright and on point. Worth the time

Thank shirley b
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I found this very emotional, this girl who was 14 years old was murdered by the British army, she was on her way home from school in her school uniform, collecting leaves for a school project when a member of the British army shot her...More

Thank Mint33
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This mural is so moving. It depicts an innocent school girl who was shot by the British soldiers during the 'Troubles' in Derry. Such a waste!

Thank rodgask
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Republican, or Unionist, murals are interesting, although not as emotional or powerful as the nationalist murals. However, if viewing one side, you will want to view the other, and they are interesting.

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 6 May 2017

From the city walls, the Bogside murals were clearly visible in relation to each other. Several featured activist MP Bernadette Devlin – one of here as a girl in a school uniform with a butterfly fluttering above her head, another of her speaking through a...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stark reminder of the troubles. Can be viewed on foot and looks as though they are illuminated at night. If you visit Derry - well worth taking time out to view these murals.

Thank S C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Murals are a complete work of art, this mural of the young schoolgirl represents this child as a young person sent out by her Mother to get some messages in a local shop, but sadly a trigger happy soldier shot her as she was...More

Thank Paddy3716
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I found this a very sad but true to life story it's unbelievable this happened in my day but an important part of history ,

Thank rosiemullan22
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