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A Directory of Murals - Album 45
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1541
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Cluan Place. 5 People Shot. Houses Burnt, Houses Bombed. 20 Families intimidated out by Sinn Fein/IRA. Still Loyalist, Always British, No Surrender." Mural showing the Union jack, with a central red hand of Ulster. Cluan Place was one of the most prominent interface flashpoints during 2002.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1542
Location:
Heather Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View down Heather Street towards the security gates.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1543
Location:
Heather Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of houses on Heather Street showing all windows boarded or bricked over. One of the houses has been destroyed by fire. Graffiti on the shutters on one house reads "Kill all Taigs! Fuck the 'Ra!".


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1544
Location:
Thistle Court, off Heather Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Board on an abandoned house in Thistle Court "The Residents of this area welcome anyone wishing to support them. They do not want anyone causing or creating trouble in this area. It is counter-productive to our cause. Thank you. Signed Madrid St-Lr. N/ards Rd. Residents Ass."


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1545
Location:
Thistle Court, off Heather Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Closer view of the Security gates slightly damaged by fire. A CCTV camera behind the gates has turned directly, from the earlier photograph No.1542


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1546
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralView of Cluan Place, showing the additional fencing added to the "peace wall" security barrier. The metal shutters on the empty houses have been painted red, white and blue. Graffiti on one shutter reads "Who's Underseige them or us! No.Surrender!"


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1547
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Close-up of graffiti on a metal shutter on an abandoned bungalow " Who's Underseige them or us! No Surrender!"


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1548
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti on another shutter by Cluan Place Volunteers "Houses burn, Children cried, as the PSNI Stood By. CPV".


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1549
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti on another empty house in Cluan Place "Burned out by IRA Scum".


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1550
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View down Cluan Place showing the graffiti in No.1548 and 1549 with one occupied house visible.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1551
Location:
Cluan Place, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
View of re-fortified security gates at Cluan Place. Beside is one occupied house with a tall Christmas tree, and an inflatable snowman and Santa Clause.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1552
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti along the length of Short Strand PSNI station "Who's Afraid of Change?".


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1553
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
View of UVF 90th Anniversary mural.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1554
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"1912 - 2002". Close-up of the 36th Ulster Division crest flanked by the flags of the 14th Battalion RIR/Young Citizen Volunteers and the UVF 1912/9th battalion RIR from the mural No.1553.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1555
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"90th Anniversary" with the circular UVF logo from No.1553.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1556
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"S Company 1st Battalion. 1969. 1974. C Company. Four Step" Close-up of the circular logo from No.1553.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1557
Location:
Ballygomartin Drive, Springmartin, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the 36th Ulster Division crest flanked by the flags of the 14th Battalion RIR/Young Citizen Volunteers and the UVF 1912/9th battalion RIR from the mural No.1553.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1558
Location:
West Green, Holywood, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Holywood LVF. Lead the Way".


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1559
Location:
West Green, Holywood, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Holywood LVF", with the LVF crest, a rifle, and a red hand wrapped in barbed wire from No.1558. Poppy wreaths have been fixed to the wall.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1560
Location:
West Green, Holywood, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the black and white LVF crest from No.1558 with poppy wreaths laid for Stephen Warnock.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1561
Location:
West Green, Holywood, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"East Belfast and North Down Brig. B Wright. S Warnock. M Fulton. Holywood LVF." And painted on to a headstone "In proud memory of Brigadier Stephen Warnock murdered 13.9.02". Portraits are shown of the three men. The portraits of LVF leaders Billy Wright and Mark Fulton are ringed by poppies similar to No.1493 Album 43. Stephen Warnock's portrait is central, and two bowed loyalist figures stand beside the headstone. 35 year old Warnock was shot while sitting in his BMW car with a friend and his three-year-old daughter when a gunman on a motorbike fired into the vehicle in Newtownards. This was thought to be part of the LVF-UDA feud which ended in November 2002, but claimed three lives (Thomas Geoffrey Gray and Alex McKinley were the other men killed).


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1562
Location:
Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UYM Terrae Filius" with the UYM crest.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1563
Location:
Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ulster Freedom Fighters. North Down 2nd Batt 'D' Coy". Two kneeling loyalist gunmen flank a large UFF crest set against a yellow background. The UYM and UDA crests are also shown.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1564
Location:
Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UFF. Quis Separabit" showing the clenched red fist of the UFF flanked by two Ulster flags against a white background.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1565
Location:
Primacy Park, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Eagle clutching a UVF 1912 flag against a blue background with white clouds. "'A' Company 1 st Battalion. Lest we forget". The UVF, RHC and YCV emblems are shown. Curb stones have been painted in purple and orange colours fanning out from either side of the mural.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1566
Location:
Primacy Park, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the Eagle mural No.1565.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1567
Location:
Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and white UVF crest flanked by a maroon UVF flag and a 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles/YCV flag against a black background.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1568
Location:
Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield estate, Bangor, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Simply the Best 2nd Batt West Belfast" showing the UFF emblem flanked by the UDA and Ulster flags.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1569
Location:
Fane Street, The Village, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Lisburn Road" mural painted under the Tate's Avenue bridge with the UDA crest on a blue background and a red, white and blue surround.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1570
Location:
Broadway, The Village, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"90th Anniversary Commemoration 1912 2002. Celebrating 90 years of service". The Crown, a large yellow UVF crest with 2 Union Jacks and crossed rifles are painted on a dark blue background. The silhouettes of three WWI soldiers are set against a circular red background to appear like a poppy.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1571
Location:
Broadway, The Village, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two black silhouettes of loyalist gunmen against a light blue background.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1572
Location:
Glenmachan Street, beside the Broadway roundabout, The Village, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Ulster Freedom Fighters" large red lettering against a blue background.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1573
Location:
Blythe Street/Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
"Robert Dougan. Murdered by the Enemies 10th February 1998" with portrait of Robert Dougan and memorial stone which reads "In Proud Memory of our fallen comrade. Gone but not forgotten. South Belfast Brigade. Quis Separabit". The memorial stone is flanked by the UFF and UDA flags and crests. Dougan, a 38 year old UDA man was shot dead by the IRA, while sitting in his stationary car outside Balmoral Textiles Ltd, off Upper Dunmurry Lane, Dunmurry, Belfast.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1574
Location:
Blythe Street/Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the portrait of Robert Dougan from No.1573.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1575
Location:
Blythe Street/Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
"Brigadier John McMichael. South Belfast. Murdered by the enemies 22nd December 1987. We forget him not". Portrait of John McMichael with black and white UDA and UFF crests. New memorial to the leading UDA figure John McMichael who was killed by an IRA booby trap bomb attached to his car outside his home in Lisburn. See also No.7 Album 1, No.64, Album 2 No.390 Album 11, No.444 Album 13, No.474 Album 14, No.950 Album 28, No.1160 Album 34.


Album Number:
45
Mural Number:
1576
Location:
Blythe Street/Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
December 2002
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of portrait of John McMichael from No.1575.

 


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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