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A Directory of Murals - Album 50
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1721
Location:
Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"There on the banks of the River Somme, a great division lay, waiting for the night to pass until the break of day. The morning sun shone on our loyal sons, amassed with bayonets fixed, the pride of Ulster, Blood and Bone, the Fighting 36th". Two armed WWI soldiers with a sunrise background.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1722
Location:
Queen Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Harryville UFF. Ulster Freedom Fighters. Feriens Tego. South East Antrim". UFF crest flanked by the UFF and UDA flags.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1723
Location:
Carnany Gardens, Carnany Estate, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"UDA 3rd Battalion. N. Antrim brigade, Londonderry. Manacled red hand flanked by the UDA and UFF flags. A rifle is draped with a ribbon "Terrae Filius". Text beside the crests is an amended version of the Declaration of Arbroath (the Declaration of Scottish Independence 1320), altered to stand against Irish rather than English Rule. "For as long as one hundred of us remain alive, we shall never in any way consent to submit to the rule of the Irish. For it is not Glory we fight, but for freedom alone, which no man loses but with his life".


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1724
Location:
Tullyarton Road, Harper’s Hill, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry

Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Coleraine. 'B' Coy 2nd Batt" with the UDA crest flanked by the UFF and Ulster flags. Separate plaques show the UDA and UFF flags.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1725
Location:
Tullyarton Road, Harper’s Hill, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the "Coleraine" mural No.1724.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1726
Location:
Ballycastle Road, Harper's Hill, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"In Memory of William Campbell. Killed on Active Service 3rd January 2002. 2nd Batt 'B' Coy, Coleraine. Lest We Forget". Black and white portrait of William Campbell and the UDA and UFF crests. 19 year old William Campbell was found in an alleyway in Winston Way, Killowen, Coleraine after a suspected pipe bomb explosion.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1727
Location:
Daneshill Road, Ballysally, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ballysally. 2nd Battalion." With the UDA and UFF crests.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1728
Location:
Castlecat Road/Knock Road, Dervock, Co. Antrim
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Proud Remembrance, Officers, NCO & Men of the 36th Ulster Division" showing a circular painting ringed by poppies of three WWI soldiers charging from the trenches. Scrolls either side against a lilac background. Repainted version of the Somme mural No.102 Album 3. Painted and maintained by Peter Thompson and friends since 1987.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1729
Location:
Castlecat Road/Knock Road, Dervock, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the circular portrait of the soldiers in No.1728.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1730
Location:
McArthur Avenue, Dervock, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"North Antrim & L'Derry Brigade 3rd Batt." With a large UDA crest and smaller UFF and LPA crests. Two plaques read "Better to die on your feet than live on your knees in an Irish Republic" and "We will never forsake the blue skies of Ulster for the grey mist of an Irish Republic". Replaces No.414 Album 12.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1731
Location:
McArthur Avenue, Dervock, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UFF" with red fist.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1732
Location:
McArthur Avenue, Dervock, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Lest We Forget. 1st July 1916". A bowed soldier stands beside a wooden cross on a battlefield at sunrise. Crest of the 36th Ulster Division, poppies and the Red Hand of Ulster shown.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1733
Location:
Hampden Grove, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Ulster Volunteer Force. West Winds, East Belfast Batt." A gold UVF crest is surrounded by four flags, namely the UVF, the Union Jack, the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rangers (Young Citizen Volunteers) and the East Belfast UVF. Two bowed and masked Loyalist gunmen are shown, with the crests of the YCV and PAF against a yellow background.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1734
Location:
Stirling Avenue, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UVF. For God and Ulster". Purple UVF crest.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1735
Location:
Stirling Avenue, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
January 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Colourful children's murals around a play area.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1736
Location:
Dakota Avenue, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UVF West Winds At the Ready. 'A' Company 2nd Battalion". The head and shoulders of a loyalist gunman are shown aiming a gun. Above this are the Union Jack, St. Andrews and Ulster flags. To the right are the YCV, UVF and PAF crests. To the left is the flag of the North Down Brigade UVF, 1912 showing the names of eight of the battles.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1737
Location:
Shackleton Walk, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Silhouettes of soldiers of the 36th Ulster Division walk across the battlefield. Two are carrying an injured comrade on a stretcher. Barbed wire is silhouetted against the sunrise. The crest of the 36th Ulster Division is shown. Two banners read "36th Ulster Division" and "Stephen Campbell, William Lightbody, William Jamieson Hanhagan. Lest we Forget".


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1738
Location:
Ilek Avenue, Glen estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two bowed soldiers beside a gravestone "Lest We Forget". The UVF, YCV and PAF emblems are shown above this.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1739
Location:
Glenburn Road, Glen estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"1690" with a Red Hand of Ulster flanked by the St. Andrews flag and the Ulster flag. "1990" is painted in a six pointed star above the red hand.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1740
Location:
Glenburn Road, Glen estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"1690. 1990" with a Red Hand of Ulster painted in a white six pointed star".


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1741
Location:
Annadale flats, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UFF" large white lettering with a clenched red fist.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1742
Location:
Knockwood Park, Knock, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UDA 2nd Batt". Black letters on a white background. The letters "F.T." have been added by spraycan before the UDA letters.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1743
Location:
Knockwood Park, Knock, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UFF" Black letters on a white background. The letters "F.T." have been added by spraycan before the UFF letters.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1744
Location:
Knockwood Crescent, Knock, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"1912 - 2002. Celebrating 90 years of service. 36th Ulster Division". Poppy motif with the centre made of three WWI Soldiers' silhouettes. Crests of the 36th Ulster Division and the YCV also shown.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1745
Location:
Knockwood Drive, Knock, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
UVF crest flanked by a WWI soldier and a masked loyalist gunman.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1746
Location:
Knockwood Crescent, Knock, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UVF. For God and Ulster". Large black and gold UVF emblem.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1747
Location:
Coronation Park, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"36th Ulster Division. The First Day" showing troops going "over the top". A red poppy and the crest of the 36th Ulster Division is shown.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1748
Location:
Coronation Park, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of soldiers with bayonets fixed to their rifles leaving the trenches. Smoke from explosions drifts across the battlefield.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1749
Location:
Bute Park, Ballybeen, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"90 Years - the Peoples Army" with red, white and blue painted kerbstones.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1750
Location:
Drumadoon Drive, Ballybeen, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Welcome to Loyalist Ballybeen". Black lettering on the side of the flats. "RHC 'C' Coy" with a winged Red Hand emblem also shown.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1751
Location:
Tower Court, Scrabo estate, Newtownards, Co. Down

Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Dedicated to the memory of the men and women of Newtownards and Districts. 1914 - 1918, 1939 - 1945" ringed by poppies. "13th Batt. And 17th (pioneers) Batt. Royal Irish Rifles" with the crown and the harp "Quis Separabit". "5th light Anti-Aircraft Bty Royal Artillery (SA)" with the motto "Ubique Quofas et Gloria Ducunt" (translated as "Everywhere they go, Glory will follow"). WWI soldiers and an anti-aircraft battery are shown against a sunrise background. Improved shot of No.1415 and 1416 Album 41. The graffiti "Scrabo UVF" is painted on the road in front of the mural.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1752
Location:
Rathmullan Drive, Scrabo estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Red Hand Commando. 'D' Coy, Newtownards. Dulce et Decorum est pro patria mori" (translated as "It is sweet and right to die for your country" (Horace) but used in the famous Wilfred Owen poem). Two masked loyalist gunmen and the UVF and YCV crests are shown.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1753
Location:
Rathmullan Drive, Scrabo estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Wm. Strain. Wm. Lightbody Memorial Flute Band. Newtownards" with a red hand on a white six pointed star with five poppies.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1754
Location:
Queen Street, Movilla estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Three armed loyalists fire a salute over a grave. Above are the UVF, RHC and PAF crests. "It's better to die on your knees than live on your knees" with two red hands and the Union Jack.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1755
Location:
Queen Street, Movilla estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"It's better to die on your knees than live on your knees" Close-up from No.1754 in gold letters on a black background with two red hands and the Union Jack.


Album Number:
50
Mural Number:
1756
Location:
Queen Street, Movilla estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the three man firing party beside a gravestone. "Here lies a soldier. UVF For God and 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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