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A Directory of Murals - Album 20
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
667
Location:
Highfield Drive, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralCuchulainn "Ancient defender of Ulster from Gael attacks" under a poppy with banners "Glencairn, Highfield, Springmartin. ‘A’ Coy West Belfast, Ulster’s Defenders Past and Present". On one side, the Union Jack shield, "UDA Est. 1973" with illustrations of two towers, "Irish Tower, Messines, Belgium" and "Ulster Tower, Thiepval, France". On the other, UDA and UFF crests illustrating volunteers and a three man guard of honour beside a coffin draped in an Ulster flag. In front, the locked gates have UFF and UDA worked into them.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
668
Location:
Highfield Drive, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of mural No.667.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
669
Location:
Highfield Drive, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the right panel of No.667 showing the guard of honour.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
670
Location:
Carnagat Road, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Armed republican figure with sunburst and starry plough "IRA".


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
671
Location:
Carnagat Road, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of armed figure in No.670.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
672
Location:
Carnagat Road, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Starry plough and tricolour flags with a hand brandishing a flaming torch through a tangle of barbed wire.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
673
Location:
Carnagat Road, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"I have the spirit of Freedom. B. Sands", with lark and weapon illustrated.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
674
Location:
Carnagat Road, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Masked armed republican figure.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
675
Location:
Main Avenue, Derrybeg, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Five photographic portraits mounted over the Irish tricolour, each with a name and the date when they died. Using the Sutton database, they are: 1. Edward Grant (died aged 18 on 24/12/73), an IRA volunteer who died along with 2 other people during a premature bomb explosion in Clarke’s Bar, Monaghan Street, Newry 2. Michael Hughes (died aged 16 on 18/10/74), an IRA volunteer shot by the British Army during the attempted hijacking of a bus in Derrybeg, Newry 3. Pat Hughes (died aged 35 on 22/8/72), an IRA volunteer who died along with 8 other people in a premature bomb explosion at the Custom’s Office, Newry 4. Brendan Watters (died aged 24 on 8/8/84), an IRA volunteer who died during a premature bomb explosion at a house in Barcroft Park, Newry 5. Colm Marks (died on 11/4/91) an IRA volunteer, shot by the RUC whilst preparing a mortar bomb in St. Patrick’s Avenue in Downpatrick, Co. Down..


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
676
Location:
Camlough, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Armed republican figures in action, with a celtic cross memorial with the Irish tricolour and a flag with "Irish Republic", and the shields of the four provinces of Ireland. "Ireland 32" is written across the top. A panel on the left is "In memory of Thomas J Clarke, Sean Diarmada, P H Pearse, James Connolly, Thomas Donagh, Eamonn Ceannt and Joseph Plunkett" beside a picture of a masked republican.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
677
Location:
Camlough, South Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"We’re all Orange in Armagh" with orange and white kerbstones. Relating to recent G.A.A successes in Armagh, notably reaching the All Ireland semi-finals - Camlough, South Armagh September 2000.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
678
Location:
Camlough, South Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Map of the parish of Lower Killeavy and murals depicting Irish music traditions, a harp, celtic cross, Gaelic games, a house and a horse. "Lower Killeavy".


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
679
Location:
near Creggan, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralManacled hands breaking free with the word "Freedom". An Irish tricolour flies over the words "July 28th Long Kesh. Welcome Home Boys! Tiocfaidh as la", relating to the bulk of early prisoner releases from the Maze Prison, under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
680
Location:
near Silver Bridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Saoirse. Support the Release of Prisoners Now".


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
681
Location:
Lismore Estate, Crossmaglen, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Lismore Residents against Brit Harassment" with illustrations of two British Army Lynx helicopters.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
682
Location:
near Magheramorne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Red Hand with grafitti "Billy Wright". (See No.1618; Album 47.)


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
683
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
UVF crest with Union Jack above a series of small murals showing the crown, crossed ladders and the Clydevalley at sunset.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
684
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Red hand with a blue sash, flanked by the Union jack and UVF flags.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
685
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Painted banner "1688 – 1690. No Surrender!!!".


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
686
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Red hand ringed with tulips, and flanked by the St. Andrew’s and Ulster flags.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
687
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The outline of Northern Ireland painted as the Union Jack.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
688
Location:
Bank Road, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The SS Clydevalley at sunset, ringed by tulips. "1912".


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
689
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Clenched red fist with Union Jack, with the emblems of the UDA, LPA and a slogan to "Free the POWS". "UYM, Boyne Square, Simply the Best". This mural is close to the location of where the murder of 22 year-old Andy Cairns took place at an 11th night bonfire.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
690
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralRed hand crest, with UVF and YCV flags, above silhouettes of soldiers of the 36th Ulster division at sunset, with barbed wire fences of the Somme battlefield.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
691
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Emblems of RHC and YCV, "Boyne Square UVF ‘D’ Coy, 1912.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
692
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralMural painted on to the road showing a red hand flanked by the flags of the YCV and UVF.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
693
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Crest of Rangers football club, showing the lion, the crown and the red hand of Ulster, "Rangers Aye Ready", flanked by the St. Andrew’s flag and the "RFC" symbol.


Album Number:
20
Mural Number:
694
Location:
Greenland Crescent, Larne, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2000
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Board on a telegraph pole depicting two rifles and the Union jack, Ulster and St. Andrew’s flags. "UVF, for God and Ulster. Larne ‘D’ Coy, Ulster".

 


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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