Women POWs Maghaberry Prison [.] Free all POWs now! Saoirse freedom. /
|Main Creator:||Provisional IRA|
Cardboard placard featuring black and white images of women prisoners then held in Maghaberry Prison placed against a background of the Irish flag with the words "Free all POWs now!" printed around a black ribbon which has the words "Saoirse" and "Freedom" printed on the lengths of ribbon. The names of the women are printed underneath their images along with where the prisoners are originally from and the terms of their sentence - Rosena Brown [Róisín De Brún], Belfast, 20 Years; Ella O'Dwyer, Tipperary, Life; Martina Anderson, Derry, Life; Alish Carroll, Armagh, 15 Years; Rosie McCorley, Belfast, 22 Years; Geraldine Ferrity, Tyrone, Life; Rosa McLoughlin, Donegal, Remand and Marie Wright, Belfast, 24 Years. The women featured on this placard were released in November and December 1998 under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement; Martina Anderson was elected a Sinn Féin MEP [Member of the European Parliament] representing Northern Ireland in 2014.
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[Belfast? : Provisional IRA, n.d., ca. 1997-1998?].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 cardboard placard ; 64.3 x 45.1 cm.
Varying form of title: [Women POWs [Prisoners of War] Maghaberry Prison [.] Free all POWs [Prisoners of War] now! Saoirse. Freedom]
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