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HISTORY

Object Name

Shield with hurley sticks and harp

Date Made

c.1970s-80s
c.1970s-80s

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Down: Maze: Long Kesh
Long Kesh

Description

Shield with hurley sticks and harp made in Long Kesh by a member of the IRA D Company, known as 'The Dogs', from the Lower Falls area. When reversed the shield suggests the shape of a dogs head to represent the D Company nickname.

Materials

wood

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2010.1.8

Copyright

National Museums NI