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images of derry
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bloody sunday
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The gallery contains 348 photographs that were taken by, and are copyright of, © Eamon Melaugh (all rights are reserved). The photographs in the gallery have been divided into 8 portfolios. This page provides a short description of the content of each portfolios. Within each portfolio is a series of index pages containing thumbnail images. To reduce download times each index page contains a maximum of 16 thumbnail images. Each of the thumbnail images is a link to a larger scale photograph plus information on the scene depicted. New users should read the introduction and the copyright notice.

Book of Photographs
Derry The Troubled Years
by Eamon Melaugh (published 2005; reprinted 2008)
Details of the book

portfolio 1 - images of derry
view portfolio This portfolio contains 48 photographs of the city of Derry. Most of the photographs were taken during the period 1968 to 1974. Many of the pictures are views of streets that have since been demolished to make way for new development, or were destroyed as a result of the conflict.
portfolio 2 - british army
view portfolio The 42 photographs in this portfolio are of the British Army. The photographs date from August 1969 when troops were deployed on the streets of Derry and Belfast. Most of the photographs were taken in Derry.
portfolio 3 - the ira
view portfolio This portfolio contains a selection of 41 photographs of the IRA in Derry during the years 1970 to 1972. During this period 'Free Derry' was effectively off-limits to the security forces and both wings of the IRA patrolled and trained openly in the area.

portfolio 4 - protest
view portfolio This portfolio contains 41 photographs of civil rights protests and other civilian protests. Most of the photographs were taken in Derry during the period 1968 to 1974.
portfolio 5 - parade
view portfolio The 48 photographs in this portfolio are mainly of parades in Derry. Most of the images are of Republican parades in the Bogside and Creggan areas of the city. There are also some photographs of a Loyal Order parade.
portfolio 6 - riots
view portfolio The 44 photographs in this portfolio depicts scenes of rioting and other street disturbances in the Bogside and Creggan areas of Derry during the period 1968 to 1974.
portfolio 7 - bloody sunday
view portfolio This portfolio contains 32 photographs related to the events surrounding 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972) in Derry together with ones of the commemoration of the first anniversary.
portfolio 8 - children and the conflict
view portfolio This portfolio contains 51 photographs that show children of the Creggan and Bogside in Derry during the period 1969 to 1974.

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