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A Directory of Murals - Album 36
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1210
Location:
Bencrom Park, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralThree armed and masked men with Rathcoole flats in the background. UFF and UDA crests. "Rathcoole, Rathfern, Monkstown, Glengormley, Whitewell, C’Fergus, Shore Rd, Greenisland, Ballymena, Whitehead, Antrim, Larne".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1211
Location:
Ards Drive, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Monkstown UDA Simply The Best" with UDA crest flanked by two masked loyalist gunmen. Two further figures shown "Founded 1973".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1212
Location:
Ards Drive, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Ulster Volunteer Force ‘A’ Coy" with the emblems of the PAF and YCV. UVF crest shown. Outlines of two gunmen.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1213
Location:
Devenish Drive, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Two bowed loyalist figures beside a UVF memorial. Memorial reads "Deep in our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day". Banner’s read "In Memory of Vol. G. Sloan and Vol. T. Mawhinney". Mural removed in Spring 2002 after local UDA objections.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1214
Location:
Devenish Drive, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"South East Antrim". Central loyalist gunman with UDA flag (1st Batt. ‘C’ Coy) and UFF flag. Emblems of UYM, UFF and UDA also shown. Replaces Mural No.504, Album 15.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1215
Location:
Ards Park, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
YCV crest on blue background (unfinished).


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1216
Location:
Tynan Close, Monkstown, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Monkstown YCV F.B. Est. 1974" with YCV symbol.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1217
Location:
Milewater Drive, New Mossley estate, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Loyalist New Mossley, UVF 3rd Battalion" with red lions holding UVF and Ulster flags. PAF and YCV emblems also shown.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1218
Location:
Doagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Give Way to Fat People" - amended road sign.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1219
Location:
Friendly Street, The Markets, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Four man republican firing party with a coffin draped in the tricolour. Crests of the four provinces of Ireland. "Vol. Joseph Downey, Vol. Brendan Davison and Vol. Tony Nolan". Joseph Downey was a 23-year-old IRA volunteer shot dead by the British Army during a gun battle on Cromac Street in 1973. Brendan Davison was a 33-year-old IRA volunteer shot by the UVF in Friendly Street in 1988. This mural has been used frequently by the BBC when discussing IRA decommissioning. With thanks to George Eykyn.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1220
Location:
Friendly Street, The Markets, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose up of the republican firing party in No.1219.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1221
Location:
Reverse side of Free Derry Corner, Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Bloody Sunday. One World - Many Struggles". Mural painted for the 30th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday showing large boot print over a crushed yellow flower. The centre of the flower is the globe, and other footprints cross the mural. "Sunday 3rd February, 2002. 2:30 Creggan Shops, Derry".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1222
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The Saturday Matinee. Completed mural by the Bogside Artists showing the rioter behind a makeshift shield. A British Army Saracen is shown.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1223
Location:
Creggan, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"IRA Victory 1969 - 2000. Tiocfáidh ár lá". Two armed republicans holding rifles and an RPG-7 aloft. Background is a sunburst and tricolour flag.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1224
Location:
Wapping Lane, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Completed mural of "The Relief of Derry" showing the Mountjoy breaking the siege whilst attacked by cannons from the shore.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1225
Location:
Horace Street, Londonderry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "14-0 Paras". Pro-Army graffiti during the 30th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in a loyalist area of the city.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1226
Location:
Horace Street, Londonderry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "God Bless the Paras". Pro-Army graffiti during the 30th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in a loyalist area of the city.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1227
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Londonderry Ulster Freedom Fighters 1st Batt. ‘A’ Coy Waterside" showing UDA and UFF crests.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1228
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Improved shot of No.438, Album 13 showing two bowed loyalists beside a UDA memorial. "In Memory of Ben Redfern, Lindsay Mooney, Cecil McKnight, Gary Lynch, Ray Smallwoods. Lest We Forget".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1229
Location:
Promenade d'Etats-Unis, Nice, Cote d’Azur, France
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPalm tree mural showing a clever painting of the artist putting the finishing touches to his painting of two palm trees. The tree on the left is real.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1230
Location:
Glenwood Drive, Poleglass, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Memory of those who Hungered for Justice 1981 - 2001". Republican firing party beside a coffin draped in the tricolour. Prison watchtowers in the background, and the symbol of the lark are shown. Red celtic design border and list of the ten hunger strikers.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1231
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"In Ireland’s Darkest hour, her sons and daughters have always rallied to her cause". Male and female republicans through the ages standing beside a painted tone memorial with lilies "Out of the ashes of 1969 arose the Provisionals". Green and yellow celtic border incorporating the shields of the four provinces of Ireland.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1232
Location:
Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Anti-drugs graffiti "Ed McCoy Who’s Next. Drugies Lose. E’s Kill". A stickman figure is shown lying in a coffin with the words "Money" and "Drugs".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1233
Location:
Glenalina Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural of armed republicans in Parka jackets on the streets of Ballymurphy. Five portraits including that of Patrick Mulvenna are shown. "Grieve not, nor speak of us with tears, but laugh and talk of us as though we were beside you". Lettering mounted on the railings "Oglaigh na hEireann".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1234
Location:
Glenalina Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of mural No.1233.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1235
Location:
The Bullring, Glenalina Pass, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural portrait of Padre Pio.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1236
Location:
Divismore Way, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In passing this mural, pause a little while. Pray for us and Erin, Then Smile". "Dedicated to Bobby McCrudden, Mundo O’Rawe, Pearse Jordan". The three men are shown armed with rifles in front of a massive tricolour. A crowd clamours below them. Four shields of the provinces of Ireland and a lily are shown. Robert McCrudden was a 19-year-old IRA Volunteer shot by the army during a gun battle in the Ardoyne in 1972. Mundo O’Rawe was a 27-year-old IRA volunteer shot in 1973 off the Falls. Pearse Jordan was a 21-year-old IRA Volunteer shot by an undercover RUC unit on the Falls road in 1992.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1237
Location:
Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Silhouettes of three armed republican figures against a red background. Two hold rifles and one is aiming an RPG7. In the distance the silhouette of a British Army watchtower can be seen. An Irish tricolour flies above the mural.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1238
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Bobby Sands MP" Portrait of Bobby Sands against the tricolour. "Failte Go dti Bother".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1239
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Ballygomartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"YCV 1st Battalion ‘C’ Coy West Belfast Young Citizen Volunteers. Highfield, Glencairn, Shankill, Springmartin, Woodvale, Crumlin Rd". YCV crest against a black background.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1240
Location:
West Circular Road, Highfield, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Leeds C-18. West Belfast C-18". Graffiti linking far right group Combat 18 between Leeds and Belfast.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1241
Location:
Highfield Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Highfield Community Centre". Colourful community mural replacing a UFF mural No.370 Album 11. This new mural shows children playing on the grass, a mobile shop and the chip shop.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1242
Location:
Highcairn Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Loyalist Highfield Springmartin". Two loyalists dressed in combat jackets and wearing green balaclavas, one aiming a rifle and the other with a handgun. Large UDA crest. " ‘A’ Coy 2nd Batt. Under the Protection of the UDA since 1972".


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1243
Location:
Highcairn Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the gunmen and UDA crest in No.1242.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1244
Location:
Highcairn Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Large UFF crest with two loyalist figures.


Album Number:
36
Mural Number:
1245
Location:
Rockdale Street, St.James/Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Not a Round? Not an Ounce? Not until 2001" relating to the decommissioning of IRA weapons in October 2001.

 


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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