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50th anniversary of civil rights' icon and birth of Free Derry

It was early on morning of January 5 1969 that Liam Hillen first wrote the words "You Are Now Entering Free Derry" on the gable wall of 33 Lecky Road. Photograph by Jim Davies, courtesy of the Museum of Free Derry. 
Seamus McKinney
Free Derry Corner might be known all over the world as a monument to the civil rights’ movement but to John McKane, it was always simply home. His family were the last to live at number 33 Le[...]

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