Mairead Farrell (1957 – 1988): the life, times and death of one Belfast woman

All of you who missed the  excellent documentary on Mairead Farrell which was aired last night can catch it here

http://www.tg4.tv/play.php?pid=3969149587001&title=Mair%C3%A9ad+Farrell+-+Comhr%C3%A1+n%C3%A1r+Chr%C3%ADochnaigh&series=Mair%C3%A9ad+Farrell

Do watch the life, times and death  of one Falls Road   woman from Belfast as she reacted to the circumstances she found herself in and decided accordingly.

Here’s another Unfinished Conversation with Mairead

MAIRÉAD FARRELL: AN UNFINISHED CONVERSATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the programme reference is made to  many events which influenced Mairead

and determined her choices and decisions.

The Mirror has already  discussed some of them.

If you want to learn more have a look at the following posts:

Bombay Street

https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/hallmarks-of-orange-loyalism-then-1795-and-now-then-2013/

the Falls Curfew

https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2014/03/26/the-falls-curfew-july-3-5th-1970/

Why women joined  the IRA

https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2014/07/05/the-orange-orders-graduated-response-and-julie-duggan-julie-who/

Mairead’s time in Armagh Jail

https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/we-broke-armagh-it-never-broke-us-republican-women/

and her death in Gibraltar

Please remember  the  European Court of Human Rights found the British government guilty of violating their  right to life on the 27 September 1995. It was the first time the Court had found a violation of Article 2 of the Convention.

https://eurofree3.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/your-chance-to-win-a-painting-by-a-sectarian-serial-killer/

Finally in memoriam