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A Directory of Murals - Album 51
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1757
Location:
Upper Movilla Street, Movilla estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
YCV crest


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1758
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Four silhouettes of soldiers running across the battlefield at the Somme at sunrise. Smoke rises from an explosion, and the barbed wire fortifications can be seen. The crest of the 36th Ulster Division is shown with the red hand and the harp and crown.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1759
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them". Two bowed WWI soldiers stand beside a graveyard of white crosses under a blue sky.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1760
Location:
Abbot Crescent, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"UVF. North Down Brigade Ulster Volunteer Force". Two bowed soldiers in silhouette beside a plaque to William Hanhagan, William Lightbody, Stephen Campbell, Stuart Allen, Keith McKinstry, Eddie Moreland. Battles are recorded on blue scrolls on either side "Somme, Ypres, Arras, Thiepval, St. Quentin, Grandcourt, Messines, Fricourt". A memorial stone also has the UVF and YCV crests.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1761
Location:
Abbot Crescent, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them". Oblique view of No.1760 showing the text round the curved wall.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1762
Location:
Abbot Crescent, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UDA Quis Separabit. 'D' Company 2nd Battalion" with a large colourful UDA crest set against a black background.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1763
Location:
Abbot Crescent, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Memory of". Memorial mural with two gunmen with weapons raised in salute beside a memorial stone. The UFF and UDA/UFF emblems are shown.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1764
Location:
Abbot Court, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UVF. For God and Ulster" with the UVF crest flanked by the Ulster and UVF flags against a blue background.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1765
Location:
Abbot Drive, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
UVF crest and the crown flanked by the Ulster and UVF flags.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1766
Location:
Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
January 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Fund Public Services not War Crimes. Pay the Firefighters SWP". Graffiti painted prior to the launch of US/UK war against Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, during the current pay dispute between the Fire Brigade Union and the UK Government.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1767
Location:
Beside St John’s Girl’s Primary School, Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Jonny Adair Shity Bastard. Die Adair".


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1768
Location:
College Square East, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Johnny "Daft Dog" Adair" written on the shutters of the Ulster Historical Society. This graffiti may relate to Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair’s son.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1769
Location:
Grange Road, Grange Estate, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Let us not forget those of our comrades who have made the supreme sacrifice. Ulster mourn’s them but is proud of the glory and honour they have won for the imperial province. Somme 1916" accompanied by emblems of the 36th Ulster Division, the UVF and YCV. Seven soldiers climb from their trenches and are urged forward across the battlefield in a painting reminiscent of Beadle’s original.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1770
Location:
Grange Road, Grange Estate, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Andrew Murphy Memorial" with the crown, the Union Jack and Ulster flags. An Ulster and St. Andrew’s crest are labelled "Ulster" and "Carluke". The main image shows King William III at the Boyne, atop a white horse. Andrew Murphy (1926 – 1977) was a member of the Carluke Primrose Prize Flute Band for 40 years. The Andrew Murphy Memorial Flute Band is based in Carluke.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1771
Location:
Grange Road, Grange Estate, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and white five-panelled mural Central panel shows three armed and masked loyalists "Ballyclare ‘B’ Coy". Three early twentieth century loyalists are shown "Today, Tomorrow, Forever. Armed and Ready". A woman stands with a rifle beside a Union Jack, an image seen previously in loyalist murals in Belfast "Deserted I Stand Alone". Silhouetted figures clamber over barbed wire "36th Ulster Division, Somme". Two bowed WWI figures stand beside a UVF gravestone "Lest We Forget". The YCV crest is also shown.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1772
Location:
Erskine Park, Erskine Estate, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two bowed loyalist gunmen beside a UVF memorial stone "Lest We Forget. Ballyclare ‘B’ Company". The YCV crest is also shown.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1773
Location:
Carn Crescent, New Mossley Estate, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Two Countries, two Covenants, ‘One People’" showing Carson signing the Ulster Covenant on a table draped with the Union Jack in September 1912, and figures signing the "Scots Covenant" with a table draped in the Saltire. The Scots Covenant was a 17th century event whereby the Nobles, Ministers and ordinary Scots signed a document (a contract with God). This had been drawn up by Archibald Johnston and Alexander Henderson and signatories pledged to defend Scotland's rights, and demanded a Scottish Parliament and a free General Assembly to limit the powers of the King.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1774
Location:
Carntall View, New Mossley Estate, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Community mural showing trees growing from the globe set in a galaxy of stars. The sun, moon, CND symbol and Yin and Yang symbol are used. This mural replaced a mural of a YCV gunman after objections were raised by the principal, Mr Robert Gibney, due to the former murals proximity to Earlview Primary School. The mural was designed by Ruth Priestly and transferred to the wall by Jane Crymble with the assistance of youngsters from the school.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1775
Location:
A1/Clonti Road, south of Newry, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Free the Colombia 3. Tabhair abhaile iad!" (Send them home). "Tried by the Media! No Chance of a fair trial. Their lives are in mortal danger". The mural shows the image of the Colombia 3 (Martin McCauley, James Monaghan and Niall Connolly) flanked by two Colombian guards.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1776
Location:
A1/Clonti Road, south of Newry, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Free the Colombia 3. Tried by the Media. No possible chance of a fair trial. Their lives are in mortal danger. Tabhair abhaile iad!" Bring Them Home". The image shows the Statue of Liberty holding handcuffs in one hand and a set of large keys in the other. A globe is also shown with an arrow pointing from Colombia to Ireland.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1777
Location:
Forkhill Roundabout, Newry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Dismantle Your War Machine" with a British Army helicopter and a British Army watchtower.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1778
Location:
Near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Justice, Equality, Human Rights. Vote Sinn Féin on the 29th May [ask] Tell Blair." Republican protest mural about the cancellation of the elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly by British Prime Minister Tony Blair.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1779
Location:
Near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"1981" with barbed wire motif. The names of the ten hunger strikers are given against a tricolour background. A blanketman's face is pictured above the prison watchtowers of Long Kesh.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1780
Location:
B30/A29 Ford’s Cross, near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Your Vote. Your Voice. Sinn Féin".


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1781
Location:
B30/A29 Ford’s Cross, near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Human Rights are you rights. That includes your right to vote. Sinn Fein".


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1782
Location:
Crossmaglen, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Time for Peace. Time to Go" showing a foot kicking a British Army soldier.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1783
Location:
Crossmaglen, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Beware the wrath of the People risen now for they will take what you would not give" pictured with busts of James Connolly and Patrick Pearse. The quote is adapted from Pearse's "The Rebel".


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1784
Location:
Culdee Street, Windmill, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"…and in these ancient lands, enchased and lettered as a tomb and scored with prints of perished hands and chronicled with dates of doom… I trace the lives such scenes enshrine and their experience count as mine" adapted from "On an Invitation to the United States" by Thomas Hardy. Eire is pictured, sword in hand with a dolman in the background. Colour portraits of the ten hunger strikers are arranged in an 'H'-shape.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1785
Location:
Culdee Street, Windmill, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Remembering our Dead". Repainted mural replacing No.337 Album 10. Three republican gunmen fire a volley of shots over a coffin draped in the tricolour, with the volunteer's beret and gloves arranged on top.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1786
Location:
Gough Street, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Mid-Ulster Brigade UVF Armagh. 1st Batt. 'A' Coy" on a yellow background with the UVF and YCV crests.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1787
Location:
Gough Street, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"No Pope. UVF" with crossed out green silhouette of the Pope wearing his Miter.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1788
Location:
Oak Street/Donegall Pass, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
June 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"William III Prince of Orange. Cemented with Love. Holy Bible. Lindsay Street Arch erected 1964" showing an Orange Arch with the Bible, Crown and "1690" and King William III crossing the Boyne. This mural was originally painted in 1989 and repainted in 2002.


Album Number:
51
Mural Number:
1789
Location:
Lower Ormeau Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
June 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "The Lower Ormeau Says Fuck UFF/Rangers". This appeared at the end of the 2002/2003 football season after Rangers completed their domestic treble.

 


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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