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A Directory of Murals - Album 55
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1898
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Collusion is not an Illusion. It is State Murder" showing a split face consisting of a skeletal face wearing a police cap with PSNI badge, and the masked face of a loyalist wearing a UDA beret. "10 people from Ardoyne were murdered by weapons imported by the British Government from South Africa by their agent Brian Nelson in January 1988 until 1994" and "The consignment of weapons smuggled in by Nelson… 200 AK47 rifles, 90 Browning 9mm pistols, 500 Grenades, 30,000 rounds of ammunition, 1 Dozen RPG7 rocket launchers and warheads".


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1899
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural Close-up detail of the split face from No.1898.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1900
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Republican memorial with beret and gloves, lilies, the tricolour and starry plough flags. The border consists of 34 portraits and the shields of the four provinces of Ireland. Tricolour wreaths are laid beside a memorial stone. "A, D, F Foireannacha Cathlann3ru Brigaid mBeal Feirste".


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1901
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Detail on some of the portraits from No.1900. "Jackie Malley". "Terry Clarke" - Terence "Cleaky" Clarke died in 2000 and was a former bodyguard of Gerry Adams. He had been jailed for his part in the 1988 killings of the British Army Corporals David Howes and Derek Woods (Clarke was the chief steward at the funeral of Kevin Brady on that day). From Sutton, "Paddy McAdorey" was a 24-year-old IRA man shot by the British Army during a gun battle, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast on 09/08/71.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1902
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Details on some of the portraits from No.1900. From Sutton, Sean McKee was an 17 year old IRA man shot dead during an attempted sniper attack on a British Army foot patrol, Fairfield Street, Ardoyne, Belfast on 18/05/73. Thomas Begley was one of the IRA men who carried out the Shankill Road bombing on 23rd October 1993, and was killed in the explosion at the age of 23. Jim Mulvenna was a 28-year-old IRA man shot by undercover British Army members during an attempted IRA bomb attack on the post office depot, Ballysillan Road, Belfast on 21/06/78. Mary McGuigan is also represented .


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1903
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
North Belfast Sinn Féin election posters for Gerry Kelly and Kathy Stanton.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1904
Location:
Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Memorial stone at the foot of No.1900. "Dedicated to those friends and Neighbours from Ardoyne, The Bone and Ligoniel whose contribution and support to our struggle was and remains invaluable. Aithníonn muíd a gCrógacht Oglaigh na hÉireann" (We recognise their bravery).


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1905
Location:
Linfield Road, Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"You are now entering Loyalist Sandy Row. Heartland of South Belfast. Ulster Freedom Fighters. Quis Separabit". Repainted version of No.946 Album 28 showing a pale blue background instead of yellow.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1906
Location:
Linfield Road, Sandy Row, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Oblique view of mural No.1905.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1907
Location:
Jamaica Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Cúchulain and Queen Maeve. Positive Art. Millennium Awards Project." A young Cúchulann rests against a tree whilst Queen Maeve walks in a meadow. A white dove flies between them. A harp rests against the warrior’s shield.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1908
Location:
Jamaica Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "Give Us R Future. We Don’t Want the Past". A second Positive Art, Millennium Awards Project. The sepia and colour multi-panelled mural shows an armed republican volunteer against the tricolour, rioters in front of Freedom Corner in Derry, a member of the security forces firing a weapon, a child amongst hundreds of white crosses, rioting children throwing stones at a British Army Armoured Personnel Carrier, a watchtower of Long Kesh, a police line in a riot, two republican prisoners on the dirty protest, republican mourners carrying a coffin draped in the tricolour and accompanied by a firing party, images of soldiers wearing gas masks, children running to school with their mothers during the Holy Cross school protests, a police officer aiming a plastic baton round gun, an Orangeman in bowler hat and British Army troops aiming rifles.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1909
Location:
Glenbryn Park,

Glenbryn, Belfast

Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of the heightened Peace Wall at Glenbryn Park with the few remaining occupied houses left standing. Most of the street is being redeveloped. The area lies down from Holy Cross Primary School.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1910
Location:
Glenbryn Park,

Glenbryn, Belfast

Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Loyalist Ardoyne" on the Peace Wall.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1911
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of the Peace Wall from Alliance Avenue.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1912
Location:
Brysen Street, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural painted on to the security barrier separating two communities. The mural depicts the street disappearing into the distance with brightly coloured windows. A mural showing a stylised version of the hidden part of the street exists on both sides of the barrier. See No.1926.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1913
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "Harland And Wolff. Est. 1861" showing "RMS Titanic Launched May 31 1911". The yellow crane of the shipyard can be seen in the background.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1914
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up from No.1913 of Captain Edward Smith who captained Harland and Wolff’s most famous creation "Titanic". Captain Smith, known to his men as "E.J" was 62 years old and had captained many of the White Star Line’s other ships including Titanic’s older sister ship "Olympic".


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1915
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Detail on the painting of "Titanic" with her four funnels. She sank on her maiden voyage to New York on April 15th, 1912 after a collision with an iceberg.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1916
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the detail from No.1913 showing the thousands of shipyard workers leaving the shipyard. Most are on foot, though some fill a tram.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1917
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the cranes of the shipyard with the famous "H&W" lettering. The Belfast shipyard was founded in 1852 by Edward Harland and Gustav Wolff.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1918
Location:
Kenilworth Place, Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of "Thomas Andrews jr" from No.1913. He was born at Ardara, in Comber, on 7th February 1873. He began his apprenticeship at Harland & Wolff at the age of 16 in 1889. Through hard work and dedication he became Managing Director at H&W in 1907 and sailed on that fateful journey in the vessel whose construction he had overseen in Belfast.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1919
Location:
Convention Court, Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "C.S. Lewis 1898 - 1963. The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe". Four panels described below. Mural replaces No.1392 Album 40.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1920
Location:
Convention Court, Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of C.S. Lewis. Clive Staples "Jack" Lewis was born in Belfast on 29th November 1898. He attended Campbell College in 1910.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1921
Location:
Convention Court, Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Painting of Aslan, the lion from the C.S. Lewis book "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" published in 1950.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1922
Location:
Convention Court, Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Painting of the wicked White Witch from the Narnia book "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe".


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1923
Location:
Convention Court, Ballymacarrett Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Painting of Lucy, one of the four children in the book, staring through the fur coats into the winter landscape of Narnia.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1924
Location:
Templemore Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Memory of Comrades. UYM. We Forget Them Not. (J.J.) Gray. Died 12th March 2002. Rab Brown Died 19th December 2002."


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1925
Location:
Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"The Ulster Conflict is About Nationality. This We Shall Maintain" with five globes painted with the Union Jack, a thistle, a dragon, the Red Hand of Ulster and a rose.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1926
Location:
Thistle Court, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural painted on the security barrier showing the street disappearing into the distance with cars parked on the street. This is painted on the opposite side of the barrier to No.1912.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1927
Location:
Craignish Crescent, Ballybeen, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural "36th Ulster Division. All Gave Some, Some Gave All. UVF. At the Going Down of the Sun and in the Morning, We Shall Remember Them". Black and white mural on the side of the flats showing bowed soldiers, the crests of the UVF, YCV and the 36th Ulster Division.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1928
Location:
Drumadoon Drive, Ballybeen, Dundonald, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two swans with the CND symbol. Scrabo Tower and the cranes of the Harland and Wolff shipyards are also shown under the Ulster flag. On crest has the motto "Absque Labore Nihil" (Nothing Without Labour).


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1929
Location:
Mount Vernon Pass, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Loyalist gunman bursting through a doorway with a pump action shotgun. A banner hangs from a balcony "Progressive Unionist Party. Vote Billy Hutchison No.1". Billy Hutchison was not elected in the North Belfast constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections polling 1358 first preference votes (4.31%).


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1930
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Rathcoole UFF. South East Antrim" showing the UFF, UDA and UYM crests and two armed loyalists. This is the mural that was being painted in No 1839 and 1840 Album 53.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1931
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Comradeship, Unity and Discipline" showing three WWI soldiers in the trenches. A crest of the 36th Ulster Division is shown also. Replaces No.1835 Album 53.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1932
Location:
Ballyearl Drive, New Mossley Estate, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural King William III atop his white horse with sword raised. "1690" with the crown and crests of Ulster and Scotland. Replaces No.1299 Album 38.


Album Number:
55
Mural Number:
1933
Location:
Ballyearl Drive, New Mossley Estate, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
November 2003
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of King William III from No.1932.

 


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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