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The boy in the mural
The famous mural at the entrance to the Bogside area of Derry is world famous. It shows a young boy, Paddy Coyle, in a gas mask. Paddy, now aged 42, explains why he got involved in the demonstrations and violence and his experiences of the riots. He also talks about his hopes for the future of Northern Ireland. Taken from The Faces of the Troubles, first broadcast in 1998.
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