Éire Ghaelach – Éire Shaor
In relation to my earlier post about the demonstration on Black Mountain overlooking Belfast where Republicans from the 1916 Societies erected a large Irish national flag and the words “Ériu Is Our Queen” as part of an Occupy camp in protest at the visit by the British head of state, here is a photo posted by some of the gang of men and youths from the British separatist minority in the area who attacked the camp. Several people were hurt, and one man hospitalised, as the gang of 40-50 people armed with hammers, spades, an axe and other improvised weapons assaulted the members of the camp and tried to destroy the protest symbols.
Meanwhile there is confusion about the role of the British paramilitary police, the PSNI, in the incidences that occurred today and tonight. More here from the Guardian.