Bloody Sunday Mural
The above mural depicts one of the events that took place on 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry on 30 January 1972. On this day the British Army opened fire on a Civil Rights demonstration and killed 14 people. The mural shows a group men, led by a local Catholic priest (later to become Bishop Daly), carrying the body of Jack (Jackie) Duddy from the scene of the shooting. Depicted in the background are the marchers carrying a 'civil rights' banner. The same banner became bloodstained when used to cover the body of one of those killed.
CAIN Web Service
© the bogside artists
site developed by: Martin Melaugh
Back to the top of this page