Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland. 1981<br />
The Rev’d Ian Paisley’s Third Force paramilitaries.  The Red Hand Commandos were an attempt to create an Ulster loyalist defensive militia and were part of the Loyalist Day of Action, a protest against the deteriorating security situation.
Loyalist Day of Action 1981 Northern Ireland
Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland. 1981
The Rev’d Ian Paisley’s Third Force paramilitaries. The Red Hand Commandos were an attempt to create an Ulster loyalist defensive militia and were part of the Loyalist Day of Action, a protest against the deteriorating security situation.

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Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 31 Jul 2016
Location: Belfast Northern Ireland
Credit: Homer Sykes
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