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A Directory of Murals - Album 26
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
855
Location:
Mourne Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Portrait of Billy Wright flanked by two gunmen. “Mid-Ulster Rat-Pack” and “Loyalist Volunteer Force. Lead the Way”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
856
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of Billy Wright portrait in No.855


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
857
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of a masked gunman wearing a cap and wielding a pistol from an LVF mural - an image also used by the group Combat 18.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
858
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Full sized mural on boards with the gunman from No.857. “Loyalist Volunteer Force”. Flanked by the flags of the LVF and Ulster.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
859
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Unfinished mural showing Billy Wright portrait surrounded by poppies and flanked by the Ulster and LVF flags. Two bowed soldiers in WWI uniform stand bowed beside a gravestone.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
860
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
LVF symbol flanked by two rats with automatic weapons and dressed in military uniforms. “Lead the Way”. Also a small scale version of the painting in No.858, painted on perspex.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
861
Location:
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portrait of Billy Wright surrounded by poppies. “In Loving Memory of a Dear Friend. Brigadier William Stephen Wright. 1960 -1997”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
862
Location:
Upper Enniskeen, Craigavon, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
King William III on a white horse with reproductions of the gunmen used by the UVF on their “Prepared for Peace/Ready for War mural” that stood on Mount Vernon Road (see Album 2 No.60). “Battle of the Boyne 1690 - 1999 No Surrender”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
863
Location:
Ulsterville Park, Killycomain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Red hand of Ulster surrounded by the words “Ulster 1920”, and flanked by two automatic weapons and a strip of barbed wire. “Protestant Resistance”. Also a red Hand within a six-pointed white star on a blue background “Loyalist Portadown”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
864
Location:
Ulsterville Park, Killycomain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of Billy Wright ringed by six poppies and flanked by two bowed armed loyalists. “King Rat Brig. Billy Wright 1st Batt. 1960 -1997”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
865
Location:
Ulsterville Park, Killycomain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Two loyalist figures aiming rifles beside the red clenched fist of the UFF. “Ulster Freedom Fighters Est. 1973”. Also the Ulster flag “1688 - 1690”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
866
Location:
Mourne Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Outline of Northern Ireland with the Ulster flag.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
867
Location:
Ulsterville Gardens, Killycomain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Six pointed star with a prison watchtower, and a Red Hand of Ulster ringed by barbed wire “Release Portadown’s Loyalist POWs. Justice for Protestants!”


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
868
Location:
Ulsterville Gardens, Killycomain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the Red Hand of Ulster ringed by barbed wire in No.867.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
869
Location:
Glanroy Close, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Memorial plaque on the side of Billy Wright’s former residence with images of two loyalist gunmen. “In Memory of Brigadier Billy Wright, murdered 27th December 1997 by the NIO, aided by Republican Scum. Remembered proudly by your comrades in Ulster - Scotland - England. Lead the Way”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
870
Location:
Corcrain shops, Corcrain estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Circular mural of the Union jack with two bleeding red hands of Ulster. “Re-route Republican Murderers, Not Peaceful Protestants”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
871
Location:
Corcrain shops, Corcrain estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Crest of the 36th Ulster Division, red hand of Ulster and an outline of Northern Ireland with the Ulster flag. “Resist Eire Interference Now!”


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
872
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Sniper at work sign


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
873
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Republican gunman aiming a rifle, and the Phoenix. “Onwards to Victory - IRA”. Also anti-RUC symbol.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
874
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portrait of Cú Chulainn clutching broadsword. “Cú Chulainn. Cróga” (Brave)


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
875
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural H-shaped mural made up or the names and photographs of the ten republican hunger-strikers. Also anti-RUC symbol.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
876
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Harpist overlooking a lake at sunrise with a celtic surround. Standing stones with lilies growing around it.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
877
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan estate, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Sniper at work sign.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
878
Location:
Drumbeg, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Republican gunman waving the tricolour. Crests of the four provinces of Ireland, lilies, rifles and the starry plough and sunburst flags. “Oglaigh na hÉireann. 1916 - 1997. 81st Anniversary” with the names in remembrance of IRA and Cumann na mBan volunteers, and Sinn Féin workers.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
879
Location:
Drumbeg, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Two armed republican volunteers with a rifle and a rocket launcher. “North Armagh Oglaigh na hÉireann”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
880
Location:
Drumbeg, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Silhouette of gunman pointing a rifle.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
881
Location:
Levin Road, Killwilke, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
H-shaped mural made up or the names and photographs of the ten republican hunger-strikers.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
882
Location:
Church Street, Tandragee, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Three murals on boards. Union Jack crest with the Ulster flag hanging over it. Secondly, the Red hand of Ulster flanked by scrolls reading “Londonderry, Tyrone, Armagh, Fermanagh, Down and Antrim”. Finally crest surrounded by the St. Andrew’s and Ulster flags. “Tandragee - Rising Sons of Ulster”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
883
Location:
Dee Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Titanic mural with a sunset background of the modern day East Belfast skyline showing the shipyards, Glentoran football ground and a plane landing at Belfast City Airport. “RMS Titanic 31st May 1911 - 14th/15th April 1912. Nearer My God to Thee, Nearer to Thee”.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
884
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Black and white mural with large Red Hand Commando emblem, with bowed gunmen.


Album Number:
26
Mural Number:
885
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
March 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of gravestone from the mural No.884, with the Red Hand Commando emblem on a plinth which reads “In Memory of All Loyalists Who Gave Their Lives in Defence of Ulster. Lest We Forget”.

 


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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