David Ervine Mural
David Ervine Mural
Published: 15 Jan, 2019

David Ervine was born on the 21st July 1953, grew up in East Belfast and went to Orangefield High School. David left school at the age of 14 years old. At the age of 19 he joined the UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) to defend the Protestant community. David was arrested in 1974, the car he was driving was a stolen car.There was five pounds of commercial explosives in the car he was remanded to Crumlin Road Gaol for 7 months. He was found guilty and sentenced to 11 years in the Maze Prison.When in prison he met a man called Gusty Spence. Gusty questioned  what his struggle was trying to get David to a different way of thinking. David turned his time to study and self-analysis through politics.He was released from prison in 1980. He stood in local council elections for the PUP (Progressive Unionist Party) and he was elected. David played a pivotal role in getting the Loyalist Ceasefire in 1994 David Died on 8th January 2007.

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