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A Directory of Murals - Album 40
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1354
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Lenadoon, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "NOT AN OUNCE. NOT A BULLET".


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1355
Location:
Cappagh Gardens, Cregagh, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Victoria Crosses of the 36th Ulster Division. 1914-1918. Lest we Forget" Bronze UVF Crest with four portraits. The portraits are of Lt. G. St Cather, Pte W. McFadzean, Pte. R. Quigg and Capt. E.N.F. Bell.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1356
Location:
Artana Street, Lower Ormeau Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Stand off!" "Trade Off!" showing a sinister Orange Order figure brandishing a baseball bat labelled "Drumcree" over a Lower Ormeau resident. This is an older mural, previously covered by another mural.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1357
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Glasgow Celtic Football Club CHAMPIONS. You'll never Walk Alone!" with two Irish tricolours. Celtic won the Scottish Premier League football title in 2001-2.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1358
Location:
Woodstock Link, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Republican graffiti damage to UVF mural No.453 Album 13. Graffiti reads "Unbowed, Unbroken. IRA Fuck You. Bert & Eddie. Short Strand PIRA. UT IRA. UT RA" (Up the IRA and Up the 'Ra). Graffiti follows rioting and attacks between East Belfast loyalists and Short Strand republicans over 2002. The mural has subsequently been whitewashed, leaving only the UVF crest visible.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1359
Location:
Albertbridge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Blaze FX". Detailed artistic mural showing a coiled dragon and signed by Blaze FX tag.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1360
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Quis Separabit" with UDA crest. An upturned sofa dumped in the road is in the foreground.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1361
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Terrae Filius" with UYM crest.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1362
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UDA 2nd Batt. UYM. UFF" with large UD crest flanked by the silhouettes of two gunmen.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1363
Location:
Severn Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Dump Wood Here " with pile of wood for summer bonfires developing.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1364
Location:
Ardoyne Road shops, Crumlin Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Fianna Eireann Béal Feirste. Join Now. Eire Nua" sponsored by RSF (Republican Sinn Féin) showing the Fianna Eireann sunburst emblem over the tricolour.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1365
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Massive republican memorial set in its own gardens with decorative fountains. Two illustration are carved; firstly a female form (?Eire) carries the body of a dead republican skywards, under the quotation "The fools, the fools, the fools! They have left us our Fenian dead and while Ireland holds these graves, Ireland unfree shall never be at peace" secondly, women and children shout and bang bin lids behind a barbed wire barricade "Falls curfew 1970". A roll of honour naming IRA volunteers and Sinn Féin members killed in the conflict next to the inscription "This monument was erected by the Falls Cultural Society on behalf of the residents of the Falls Road, dedicated to those brave and gallant Vols of 'D' Company, 2nd Batt Irish Republican Army who made the supreme sacrifice in their quest for Irish Freedom" - this is also repeated in Irish.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1366
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Celtic memorial panel behind the Republican Monument in No.1365. Inscription reads "In dedication to the memory of those volunteers of 'D' Company who died of natural causes in serving the cause of Irish Republicanism, and to the men, women and children of this community who stood united, resolute and in defiance of the British war machine. Their bravery and courage will be etched in the annals of Irish Republicanism and indelible in the minds of generations to come. Inscribe their names on that scroll of fame in letters of purest gold" - this is also replicated in Irish.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1367
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Roll of Honour. 'D' Coy, 2nd battalion Belfast Brigade Óglaigh na hÉireann" wall-mounted memorial stone with the inscription of 14 names flanked by two (one male, one female) republican figures resting on their guns.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1368
Location:
Norglen Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Brian. Aged 13. Murdered 10th October 1976" with a portrait of Brian Stewart surrounded by a celtic border, and a red rose laid at the foot of the mural. This is part of a series of murals to the child victims of plastic and rubber baton rounds (see also No.1002 Album 30). Brian Stewart died six days after being hit by a plastic bullet fired by the British Army close to his home on this street.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1369
Location:
Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In proud and Loving memory of volunteers Liam "Bulmer" McParland, Biily Carsen, Liam Mulholland, Sean Doyle" showing the four men, three armed with rifles on the streets of Ballymurphy. Four other portraits shown, including Annie Adams and the mural has a yellow celtic design on a blue background.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1370
Location:
Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPortraits of six women republicans with a stylised female republican holding a rifle. Women of the Cumann na mBan are shown in military uniform with republican flags. From Sutton, The women pictured are Anne Marie Pettigrew (died when her bomb detonated prematurely), Maura Meehan (30-year old IRA volunteer who was shot and killed by the British Army in October 1971 as she warned residents of British Army house raids in Cape Street in the Lower Falls, Belfast), Anne Parker (an 18-year old IRA bomber who died in a premature bomb explosion on North Howard Street, Lowe Falls, Belfast in August 1972), Catherine McGartland, Eileen Mackin (a 14-year old shot by a sniper whilst walking along Springhill Avenue in May 1973) and Dorothy Maguire (a 19-year old IRA volunteer shot and killed with Maura Meehan).


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1371
Location:
Springhill Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In loving memory of volunteers John Stone, Jason McWilliams, Kevin McCracken and John Dougal" showing portraits of the four men, armed with rifles, but relaxed and smiling. Three other portraits at the foot of the mural of Annie McWilliams, Mary Austin and Kathleen Clark - three republican activists. From Sutton, John Stone was a 23-year old IRA man who died in a premature car bomb explosion in 1975 whilst travelling along Victoria Street, Belfast. Kevin McCracken was a 31-year old IRA man shot during attempted IRA sniper attack on British Army foot patrol in Norglen Crescent, Turf Lodge, Belfast in March 1988 around the time of the Gibraltar killings. John Dougal was a 16-year old shot by sniper from British Army observation while walking along Westrock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast in July 1972.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1372
Location:
Springhill Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose up of the portraits in No.1371.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1373
Location:
Springhill Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Óglaigh na hÉireann" white lettering on a black background underneath mural No.1371.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1374
Location:
Springhill Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Belfast Brigade" white lettering on a black background underneath mural No.1371.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1375
Location:
Ballymurphy Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and gold mural showing a phoenix and a male and female republican figure beside a stone memorial with roll of honour. "When the story of the Belfast brigade of the IRA is told. When the war is over, is ended. Among that story, the names, the stories, the tales, the actions of the Volunteers from the Greater Ballymurphy area will be written large".


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1376
Location:
Glenalina Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Three armed figures staring into the sunset. "I ndil cuimhne Volunteers." Portraits of James Quigley, Eamon McCormick, Teddy O'Neill and Michael Magee. Republican activists Mary Fegan and Alice Franklyn also shown. From Sutton, James Quigley was an 18 year old IRA volunteer shot during attempted sniper attack on British Army foot patrol, in Albert Street, Lower Falls, Belfast in September 1972. Eamon McCormick was a 17-year old member of the IRA's Youth Section who was shot by the Army in a gun battle near St. Peter's school, Ballymurphy in January 1972. O'Neill was a 26 year old shot dead by the RUC near the Whiterock Community Centre in 1980.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1377
Location:
Divismore Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
Remaining panel of Holy Cross Primary School mural showing a mother shielding the eyes of her daughter.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1378
Location:
Springfield Road Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Óglaigh na hÉireann. 'B' Coy 2nd Battalion Belfast Brigade" with Cuchulainn and roll of volunteer names.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1379
Location:
Whiterock Road Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"HMP Maghaberry = Stormonts' Best Kept Secret "Where '81 Never Happened" 32 CSM. RPWA and list of "Six County POWs".


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1380
Location:
Whiterock Road Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Restore Political Status. Stand by Maghaberry POWS. Oglaigh na hÉireann 81-02" showing prison watchtower and dove in flight carrying a rifle with a barbed wire surround.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1381
Location:
Rockmount Street, Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Women in Struggle" showing five portraits. In the centre is Countess Markievicz, Cumann na mBan activist who campaigned after the Easter Rising. Mairead Farrell, the IRA Volunteer shot and killed on Gibraltar in 1988 is shown. The other three portraits show a woman on white line street picket with a Sinn Féin poster, women banging bin lids as warning of British Army activity, and a young girl pictured with rioting in the background. The shields of the four provinces of Ireland are shown.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1382
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Our actions are political, not criminal" showing portrait of blanketman Hugh Rooney and three armed republicans with rifles and RPG launchers. "Republican Sinn Féin demands political status for all republican POWs Now"


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1383
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the three armed republicans with rifles and RPG launchers in No 1382.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1384
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Maghaberry POWs Not Forgotten. IRPWA. Segregation Now!" with the IRPWA painted into a knot of barbed wire.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1385
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"David and Goliath" showing a cartoon David holding a slingshot (representing the population of Short Strand 3,000) and Goliath as a shaven headed giant with a loyalist tattoo, brandishing a nail-studded club (representing East Belfast, population 90,000). David says "I mean…Just because you've read it somewhere… You Don't have to believe we're this crazy!" A chronology of events for May/June 2002 is given on two panels.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1386
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"David and Goliath" showing a cartoon David holding a slingshot (representing the population of Short Strand 3,000) and Goliath as a shaven headed giant with a loyalist tattoo, brandishing a nail-studded club (representing East Belfast, population 90,000). David says "I mean…Just because you've read it somewhere… You Don't have to believe we're this crazy!" A chronology of events for May/June 2002 is given on two panels.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1387
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Left hand panel of No.1386. "Chronology of Events. Sat 11th May: Loyalists throw pipe bombs into Madrid St. PSNI Riot with nationalist residents; savagely attack "Pod" Devenney. Blast bomb at pensioners bungalows. Sun 12th May: Sporadic Loyalist attacks throughout day. Houses bombarded with ball bearings, golf balls, bricks and bottles. Mon 13th may: Same as above - continued until 4am. Tue 14th May: PSNI Raid homes, riot with residents seriously injuring 6 people with plastic bullets. Loyalists throw stones from behind PSNI landrovers. Wed 15th May: Masked loyalists erect flags and throw fireworks. Thu 16th - Thu 23rd: Continued and sustained stone throwing by loyalists into and around area! Fri 31st May: Loyalists erecting flags on Newtownards Rd use hydraulic lift to stone children playing in street. Sustained and unprovoked attack on Clandeboye from Cluan Pl. BLAST BOMBS, PIPE BOMBS, PETROL BOMBS THROWN. Sat 1st June to present: As Above…..And More!!!"


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1388
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Right hand panel of No.1386. "End the Siege of Short Strand. Denied access to essential services including: Doctors, Chemist, Dentist, Health Centre, Post Office, Supermarket, Department of Social Services…. SECTARIANISM IS A CANCER! The people of this area are not sectarian. We want to live in peace with our neighbours. People have nothing to fear from this community. People of all religions and none, live, work and travel thru' daily and will continue to do so!"


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1389
Location:
Templemore Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ulster Young Militants. Terrae Filius. Tomorrow Belongs to Us. Quis Separabit". Large UYM crest with emblems of the East Belfast UDA, LPA and the UDA. Replaces mural No.550 Album 16.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1390
Location:
St. Patrick’s Walk, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralSilhouette of soldiers of the 36th Ulster Division, "Ulster's People’s Soldiers" with UVF and RHC emblems. Flags of the UVF and the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles are shown. Repainted version of No.79 Album 3.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1391
Location:
Hemp Street, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"East Belfast Protestant Boys. For God and Ulster" showing the EBPB crest with the flags of the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles and the UVF, East Belfast Regiment".


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1392
Location:
Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Red Branch Knights. Ancient Warriors of Ulster. Red Hand Commando. Present Day Soldiers of Ulster" with the RHC crest and figures of a RHC figure and a Red Branch Knight with a sword and spear.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1393
Location:
Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of Red Hand Commando volunteer from No.1392.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1394
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Lord St Mill Workers" showing two cloth-capped mill workers with Cave Hill, the mill and the Harland and Wolff crane in the background.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1395
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"The Queens Golden… Jubilee" with crown and black and white street scenes.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1396
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Local sports mural showing footballer in Liverpool FC strip and boxers from the East Belfast Boxing Club.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1397
Location:
Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UFF Feriens Tego" with UFF crest and gunman silhouette.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1398
Location:
Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UYM Terrae Filius" with two bowed gunmen.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1399
Location:
Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UDA Quis separabit. 4th Batt." With two silhouettes of gunmen firing pistols and UDA crest beside UDA memorial garden.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1400
Location:
Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"LPA" showing the red hand of Ulster wrapped in barbed wire, the symbol of the Loyalist Prisoners Association.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1401
Location:
Castlereagh Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
UDA Memorial garden with roll of honour, poppy wreaths and the Union Jack, St. Andrews, Ulster, UDA and UFF flags.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1402
Location:
Killarn Close, Castlereagh, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"36th Ulster Division (Lest we Forget). Showing the crest of the Division, First World War soldiers running along a trench, a silhouette of a soldier beside a cross, a copy of the telegram informing the family of William McFadzean (14th Royal Irish Rifles) of his death (he was awarded the Victoria Cross). The final panel shows British soldiers of the First World War, wearing gas-masks and firing a Vickers machine gun.


Album Number:
40
Mural Number:
1403
Location:
Killarn Close, Castlereagh, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
July 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The text panel beside mural No.1402 reads, "We giving all gained all. Neither lament us nor praise. Only in all things recall. It is fear, not death, that slays". Crests of the YCV and UVF are shown.

 


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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