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A Directory of Murals - Album 30
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
995
Location:
Slemish Way, Andersonstown, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralColour portrait of Kieran Doherty. Two plaques read "Vol Kieran Doherty T.D. Oglaigh na hÉireann. Age 29. Commenced his hunger strike on May 22 and tragically died on Sunday afternoon 2nd Aug 1981. Kieran was elected T.D. by the people of Cavan and Monaghan in their support of the prisoner’s campaign for political status" and "It is not those who inflict the most, but those who endure the most who shall conquer in the end. This was one of the last messages sent out of the H block by Vol. Kieran Doherty T.D." See No.235, Album 7 and No.707, Album 21


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
996
Location:
Slemish Way, Andersonstown, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural depicting women protesting in support of the hunger strikes. They are shown banging dustbin lids, holding placards saying "SANDS Vote No.1" and "Thatcher, Wanted for Murder"


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
997
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Suffolk, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Unbowed. Unbroken" Green board featuring photographs of the ten 1981 hunger-strikers, Frank Stagg and Michael Gaughan arranged in an 'H'-shape. The Spirit of Freedom 1981 - 2001 Lark emblem is shown


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
998
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Board showing the black and white photograph of Joe McDonnell and the face of a blanketman over prison watchtowers. "1981". The Irish tricolour and a black flag hang either side


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
999
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Lenadoon remembers". Twelve black and white photographs of the hunger-strikers, with a 3D 'H'-shape inscribed "1981 Martyrs". "I ndíl chuimhne ar na stailceor í A fhuair bás" (In beloved memory of the hunger-strikers who died)


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1000
Location:
Suffolk Way, Suffolk, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Remember the Hunger-Strikers". Green text on a grey board with the twelve black and white photographs of the hunger-strikers


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1001
Location:
Suffolk Way, Suffolk, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Remember the Hunger-Strikers". Green text on a grey board with the names of fourteen republican volunteers who have died on hunger-strike between 1917 and 1974. The stencil of the face of a blanketman over prison watchtowers, "1981", is also shown


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1002
Location:
Glenveagh Drive, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "Julie Livingstone. Aged 14 yrs. Murdered by the British Army 13th May 1981" with a large colour portrait of Julie Livingstone accompanied by a white dove, a red rose and a poem by W. B. Yeats


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1003
Location:
Twinbrook Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Let us not forget 1981 - 2001" Ten black and white photographs of the hunger-strikers constructed in an 'H'-shape. The lark is depicted holding a set of keys and ringed with barbed wire


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1004
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralThree panel mural showing scenes of Celtic football club. Above a mural showing the Celtic FC crest flanked by two trophies and two tricolours, "Dedicated to the youth of Twinbrook"


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1005
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Highly realistic portrait of Celtic striker, Henrik Larsson, during one of his trademark tongue-out goal celebrations


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1006
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Huddle of Celtic players around their manager, Martin O’Neill holding the Scottish Premier League trophy


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1007
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Lurgan-born Celtic midfielder Neil Lennon at full stretch


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1008
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Celebration of Resistance 1981 - 2001" with paintings of the ten hunger-strikers on an advertising hoarding


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1009
Location:
Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Oblique view of a mural of Jim Bryson and Patrick Mulvenna. Both men are portrayed carrying guns on patrol through the streets of Ballymurphy. A roadblock is shown with an armed man atop a Land Rover with the words "Oglaigh na hÉireann" on the side. Plaque reads "In memory of volunteers Jim Bryson and Patrick Mulvenna. Died in Active Service 1973". Mural painted by Danny Devenney


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1010
Location:
Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Improved photo of mural No.1009 showing Jim Bryson and Patrick Mulvenna with celtic surround and the lark at the top of the mural. Jim Bryson (25) and Patrick Mulvenna (19) were IRA volunteers shot during a gun battle from a concealed British Army observation post on the Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast on 31st August 1973.


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1011
Location:
Ballymurphy Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Work in progress on the mural of Thomas Tolan, see Album 34. With the scaffolding still up, Thomas Tolan is portrayed with his hands on his hips in a brown suit with a black tie, quite different to the finished mural.


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1012
Location:
Silverstream Crescent, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Large UFF letters in red, white and blue. The Ulster flag. Banner reads "North Belfast supports Drumcree. Free ‘J’ Adair" with the UDA and Drumcree emblems


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1013
Location:
Benview Avenue, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"North Belfast". Two loyalist gunmen bowed beside a memorial plaque against a sunset background. Three rings of poppies and two painted stone memorials to volunteers, topped with the UDA and UFF crests


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1014
Location:
Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural British Army FV432 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) turning on to the Ballysillan Road from the Oldpark Road


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1015
Location:
Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
British Army Landrover turning on to the Ballysillan Road


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1016
Location:
Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ulster Volunteer Force. 1st Belfast Battalion. ‘D’ Company, Ballysillan" with the UVF crest


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1017
Location:
Oldpark Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"No Greater Love…" Colourful mural showing 3D H block, the lark, prison watchtowers, blanketmen Hugh Rooney and Kevin Toal, and the ten black and white photos of the hunger strikes. The border is a complex celtic design in yellow and green and contains the shields of the four provinces of Ireland


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1018
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Two armed republicans with rifles raised against a background of prison watchtowers. In the centre are three "comms" (smuggled communication notes used by the republican prisoners), from Marcella (Bobby Sands), and Brendan "Bik" McFarlane with his reaction to Sands’ death. He took over as the IRA OC in the prison after Sands. Replaces mural No.569, Album 18. (Black and white portraits later removed.)


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1019
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Gaelic Games, Part of our Cultural Heritage". Repainted version of No.70, Album 2, with tricolour celtic border


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1020
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Repainted version of Éire, with new border. See No.69, Album 2


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1021
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Repainted version of "The Blind Piper". Apart from a new border, and the piper portrayed as a younger individual, the background has changed to include the famous Cave Hill skyline. See No.68, Album 2


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1022
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Large H-Shaped mural with photographs of the twelve hunger-strikers


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1023
Location:
Oldpark Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"H-Block Martyrs". Two masked republican gunmen with portraits of the ten hunger-strikers. Flags include the tricolour, starry plough and the sunburst


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1024
Location:
Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
British Army soldier in the turret of a FV432 APC from Manoeuvre Support Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1025
Location:
Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural British Army soldier from Manoeuvre Support Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers in the back of a Land Rover holding the Heckler & Koch SA80 rifle


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1026
Location:
Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Front of FV432 APC showing the modified grills to protect against RPG attack


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1027
Location:
Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
A British Army soldier of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with a Land Rover and 2 RUC Land Rovers


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1028
Location:
Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
A British Army soldier of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders beside two RUC Land Rovers


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1029
Location:
Shore Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "North Belfast. Prepared for Peace, Ready for War". Repainted mural in a new location with two armed and masked loyalists and the crests of the UVF, YCV and PAF. See No 60, Album 2


Album Number:
30
Mural Number:
1030
Location:
Doagh Raod, Whiteabbey, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
August 2001
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Cloughfern Young Conquerors". Iron Maiden’s ‘Eddie’ carrying a rifle and UDA flag. Crosses in the foreground read "G. Blair Mem", "WPB", "RUC?", "EAV" and "Dam Busters". Crests of the UDA and UFF, "Founded 1973, Still Undefeated". See No.148, Album 5 and No 616, Album 18

 


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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