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A Directory of Murals - Album 19
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
632
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Armed British soldier on patrol on the Shankill road, with large UDA mural in the background. “UDA, UFF 2nd Battalion, Simply the Best” with the UDA emblem “C-Company, Shankill Rd”


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
633
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralView of the mural in No.632 looking up the Shankill Road with the banner crossing the road reading “UDA, UFF Welcome to the Loyalist Shankill”. Army Landrover and soldier on the road.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
634
Location:
Shankill Parade, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Loyalists dressed in combat outfits with berets and sunglasses flank the clenched fist of the UYM emblem. “UYM Ulster Young Militants. Terrae Filius"


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
635
Location:
Shankill Parade, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Ulster Will Always Remain British. No Surrender” with two adjacent Red Hands


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
636
Location:
Hopewell Crescent, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural The cartoon character ‘Spike’ dressed in a Union Jack top and brandishing a rifle chases ‘Jerry’ the mouse. ‘Jerry’ is a stylised Gerry Adams with spectacles, beard and pipe, dressed in a Celtic strip. The road signs points away from Belfast to Dublin. In the background, the mural artists have depicted buildings in the Lower Shankill including the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet with the mural on the side (See No.637), and the Simply the Best mural on Dover Place (See No.535). See No.584)


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
637
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Armed loyalists with the crest of the UDA. “Welcome to the UFF Heartland Shankill Road. Quis Separabit”. This mural is on the side of a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet - there are currently very few murals painted on the side of businesses, and these are mostly local shops rather than national chains.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
638
Location:
Downing Street/Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Armed loyalist figure beside the emblem of the UFF “UFF 2nd Batt ‘C’ Coy” and the UYM emblem “UYM Terrae Filius”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
639
Location:
Northumberland Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Huge lettering “Ulster Freedom Fighters” around the corner from a UVF mural (See No.481). The wall is topped with UDA, Ulster, Union Jack, St. Andrew’s flags.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
640
Location:
Shankill Parade, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti “Billy Hutchinson. Last Man Standing. First Rat Running” relating to the PUP’s assemblyman Billy Hutchinson MLA who made an impassioned speech to the media, broadcast on the BBC on 24th August 2000 following the shooting of 22 year old Sam Rocket.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
641
Location:
Hopewell Crescent, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Completed H-Block mural showing the Long Kesh cages, and the H-Block with watchtower. “UDA/UFF LPOW Freedom 2000” See No.540).


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
642
Location:
Hopewell Crescent, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Completed mural of Diana, Princess of Wales. The Diana portrait is painted over a heart-shaped Union Jack and flanked by two red roses. “Diana, Queen of Hearts 1961-1997” See No.544).


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
643
Location:
Olive Street/Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Mural showing the UFF crest “2nd Batt. ‘B’ Coy” over the top of an advertising billboard.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
644
Location:
Tower Street/Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Crouched armed loyalist in front of RHC emblem “Red Hand Commando ‘C’ Company East Belfast”. Also UVF and YCV emblems. “It’s not for glory or riches we fight, but for our people. Ulster’s destiny is in our hands, our grip is tight, we’ll never let go”. Mural repainted with a sunset background. See No.263).


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
645
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and white mural of a kneeling starving figure holding a withered potato plant beside two headstones, which read, “Nature sent the Potato Blight” and “Government & Landlords created the Famine”. A derelict house and tree are in the background.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
646
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of Joe McDonnell flanked by scrolls with the names of the republican volunteers who died on hunger strike in 1981 “Our rulers will stop at nothing to attain their ends. They will continue to rule and rob until confronted by men who will stop at nothing to overthrow them”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
647
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of starving figures waiting to board a ship to escape the famine. Mural was one of many painted in 1995 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Great Famine.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
648
Location:
Springfield Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Blanketman and prison watchtowers with green ribbon. “Free All P.O.W’S”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
649
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Clapping silhouettes of Orangemen with sashes and bowler hats. “Coming Soon to a Neighbourhood Near You! The Clockwork Orangemen. Programmed to Intimidate Every July”


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
650
Location:
Andersonstown Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2000
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralBurnt-out car in front of the Andersonstown RUC Barracks, the morning after the end of Feile an Phobail.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
651
Location:
Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
July 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Community mural showing evolution from dinosaurs and cavemen to modern-day Sandy Row showing the Rangers Supporters Club through to a futuristic vision with spaceships and aliens.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
652
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
July 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Tir na nOg, Pillean Oisin go hEireann, Clann Lir” showing a figure riding a white horse, the Children of Lir as four swans and Niamh.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
653
Location:
Glenfada Park/Rossville Street, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Improved photo of RUC Officers attacking cowering figure, “68 - 96. Nothing has changed”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
654
Location:
High Street, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Horse Fair at Ballynahinch 1798” mural by Betty Brown, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
655
Location:
High Street, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Town Council 1803” mural by Hiliary Bryson, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
656
Location:
High Street, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Linen - The Prosperity of Co. Down” mural by Margaret Bland, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
657
Location:
Windmill Road, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural “Heroine of 98” mural by Bill Gatt, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
658
Location:
Windmill Road, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“The Forge - making of pikes” mural by Bill Gatt, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
659
Location:
Windmill Road, Ballynahinch, County Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
“The Battle of Ballynahinch” mural by Bill Gatt, part of the Murals Make Ballynahinch Beautiful Group.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
660
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Spray can mural depicting futuristic trains and floating citadels. Each archway is illustrated with a different scene.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
661
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Far end of mural No.660 showing gathered figures under the banner “Lower North Belfast”, with windows painted into the mural detailed with Linden’s Bakery, Salvation Army and Rite Price.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
662
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural showing a mural artist pointing a spray can. “Outreach Youth Initiative”


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
663
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural showing local youngsters with a dog beside a sign for the zoo (elephants and a giraffe are visible in the background). “Mid-Skegoneill”


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
664
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Local youngsters. “Duncairn Play Project”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
665
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Welcome to Lower North Belfast” with a pale bald figure. “This mural was painted by local artists, Miss C Morgan and Mr P Campbell, and is dedicated to all the people of Lower North Belfast and Joan Montgomery”.


Album Number:
19
Mural Number:
666
Location:
York Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural “Bob Marley visits…Mount Vernon”.

 


Description of Album Layout
Album Number:
Album number in Jonathan McCormick's personal photograph albums
Mural Number:
Photograph number in Jonathan McCormick's personal albums
Location:
Address where mural is located
Type:
  • Unionist / Loyalist
  • Nationalist / Republican
  • Other / non-aligned
  • not applicable
Year:
Year and month during which mural was visited and photographed
Status:
  • still exists at location:   mural conditon similar to when first photographed;
  • no longer exists:   mural painted over;
  • deteriorated:   mural has faded or is covered with graffiti;
  • not applicable:   photograph was not of a mural.
Description:
Basic description of the mural at the time of the photograph


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