Northern Ireland: Men and My Daddy by Adam Patterson

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A photographs of Tommy and his friends inside the Maze prison. They are all wearing identical waistcoats with loyalist badges and paraphernalia. A mural on the wall above them reads: 'Our only crime is loyalty.' Tommy's comment on the image: 'The band inside the Maze in 1993. Some of these lads have since died God bless them.' (The Maze prison, on the site of a former Royal Airforce station of Long Kesh on the outskirts of Lisburn in Northern Ireland, was used during the Troubles, a period of intercommunal violence and strife which lasted for approximately 3 decades from the 1960s to 1998, when the Good Friday Agreement ended outright hostilities, to house paramilitary prisoners. It was closed in 2000 and partly demolished.).