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A Directory of Murals - Album 62
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2147
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Updated photograph of the UVF Arch beside the Rex Bar. "36th Ulster Division. Battle of the Somme. 1st July 1916. YCV. UVF" Flanked by a crest of the 36th Ulster Division and a UVF crest. Two bowed soldiers rest on their rifles on the uprights of the arch "Lest We Forget". The six oil drums supporting the arch are painted in the UVF colours of orange and purple.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2148
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of bottom left hand corner on the mural "30 Years of Indiscriminate Slaughter by So-Called Non-Sectarian Irish Freedom Fighters" No.2062, Album 59 showing the wreckage in the aftermath of the Bayardo Bar Bomb. "Bayardo Bar Bombed Aug 13th 1974. 5 Innocents Killed".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2149
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of bottom right hand corner on the mural "30 Years of Indiscriminate Slaughter by So-Called Non-Sectarian Irish Freedom Fighters" No.2062, Album 59 showing the devastation caused by the Shankill Bomb in 1993. Fire Fighters can be seen on the Shankill Road, and the fish shop has been destroyed with the collapse of the upper floor of the building. "Frizzells Fish Shop Bombed Oct 23rd 1993. 9 Innocents Killed".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2150
Location:
Denmark Street, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti " Your Days are Numbered Pimp Adair" relating to the imminent release of Johnny Adair from Maghaberry Prison in January 2005.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2151
Location:
Denmark Street, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti " Your Days are Numbered Pimp Adair" relating to the imminent release of Johnny Adair from Maghaberry Prison in January 2005.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2152
Location:
Malvern Street, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Bring it On. Fuck J. Adair. Jan 05. UFF C) Coy. Fuck J. Adair. He is a Pimp".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2153
Location:
Shankill Parade, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "J-Adair Prod Killer. UFF 2nd Batt. Jan 05 Bring It On".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2154
Location:
Hopewell Crescent, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "C/Coy says Bring It On. Pimp Adair. UFF Est 1973. Fuck J. Adair".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2155
Location:
Hopewell Crescent, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "C.U.Soon Fuck U. J.Adair C/Coy".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2156
Location:
Denmark Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of abandoned houses in Denmark Street showing boarded up windows and doors. Debris including three bicycle wheels has been thrown on to the roof. One house has had its wooden porch ripped off, but the satellite dish remains intact.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2157
Location:
North Boundary Street, Lower Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Belfast City Council worker using a high pressure powerhose to remove red, white and blue kerbing from the kerbstones.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2158
Location:
Shankill Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Pimp Adair. Bring It On. Jan 05. C/Coy Est 1970". The UFF/UDA C Coy mural No.476, Album 14 is also visible.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2159
Location:
Cupar Way, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Scorch marks, burnt tarmac and debris from a deserted stolen vehicle crashed into the Shankill side of the corrugated security barrier.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2160
Location:
March Street, Woodvale/Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Behold the Lamb of God Who Takes Away The Sin of the World. Jn 1.29" with crucifixion scene.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2161
Location:
Clonard Gardens, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural facing Clonard Monastery showing the Virgin Mary. Three worshippers pray in a rose garden. Three lambs are in attendance.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2162
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"The Result of Solvent Abuse can be Grave!" Anti-Volatile Substance Abuse mural showing a church, graveyard and twisted trees. Each headstone has a different message, "Liver Failure", "There’s No Safe Way", "Sniffing Can Kill", "Solvents – is it worth the rise?", "Brain Damage", "70% of Deaths under 19 year old", "Sniffing causes Kidney Failure", "Solvent Abuse leads to death", "1 in 4 People who die are first time users. Grief for Friends and Family", "Sniffing Solvents can cause heart failure. Freephone helpline No 08088082345", "RIP You could end up here first time", "Beechmount Community Drug Programme Tel: 90202030. Falls Community Council", "If you need help Tel: Community Drug Programme: 90202030", "www.sniffing.org.uk". Designed and painted by "Toner, Paddy, Matt, John, Cbios & Giz, Limbo, Gerard, Tommy, Dee, Andy, Mike".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2163
Location:
Berwick Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralNewly painted mural of the Virgin Mary with Clonard Monastery in the background. "Medugorje" – recreates the scene of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin in Belfast.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2164
Location:
Berwick Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the face of the Virgin Mary from No.2163.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2165
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralThe following are a sequence of 8 graffiti-art character murals painted at the back of a new children’s play area by Mickey. Names are sprayed on the posts between the characters. They are painted directly on to part of the security barrier between Alliance Avenue and Glenbryn Parade. Red-haired girl in baseball cap and huge trainers.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2166
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black haired youth in denim jacket and jeans wearing sunglasses. "BB" and "Fra".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2167
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Blonde girl in jeans "Joe" and "Micky".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2168
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Shock haired muscular youth with huge trainers. "Declan" and "Eggy".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2169
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Curly haired girl in crop top, listening to a walkman. "Timmy".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2170
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Bald headed character in red lace-up boots. "Bap".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2171
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Voluptuous girl in a green hat. "Conor".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2172
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of the artist as Bart Simpson clutching a spraycan and holding a skateboard customised with a shamrock. "Dom".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2173
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Life or Leisure" graffiti-art mural using basic interlocking faded lettering above the Ardoyne skyline (the Clonard Monastery and the Old Park security camera tower can be seen). The panels are described below.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2174
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the 1st panel of "Life or Leisure" mural, No.2173. A green haired DJ at his decks. "Papa, BB, Joe, Bap".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2175
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Middle panel of "Life or Leisure" mural, No.2173. Anti-drugs message showing a sack full of cans, a ghostly skull emerging from a lit joint, bottles and various pills and tablets.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2176
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the 3rd panel of "Life or Leisure" mural, No.2173. A Sports Centre is shown with a football pitch. A second insert shows a packed stadium under floodlights. "Eggy, Conor, Timmy".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2177
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up photograph of graffiti "Basra – Belfast – Baghdad & Bogside. British Troops Not Welcome!"


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2178
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Basra – Belfast – Baghdad & Bogside. British Troops Not Welcome! British Go Home!"


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2179
Location:
Ardoyne Road, Glenbryn, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti on the foot of the CCTV camera post between Ardoyne Road and Alliance Avenue. Initially "K/Coy UFF" has been sprayed. This has later been amended with the addition of "Fuck the" in front of the "UFF". Official notice above reads "Police CCTV in operation "Providing a safer environment" Tel: 028 9065 0222".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2180
Location:
Ardoyne Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Various graffiti above the Ardoyne Road shops including "Chuckie Ar La", "Ardoyne Road Defenders rules and protects North Belfast", "Brits Out", "Kill J. Adair", "PSNI Scum", "Kill All Huns".


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2181
Location:
Ardoyne Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "End Sectarian Marches. OSF": with an anti-Orangeman symbol painted on a separate board.


Album Number:
62
Mural Number:
2182
Location:
Ardoyne Road, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralStencil on a public refuse bin "Ógra Shinn Féin" with the flying petrol bomb logo.

 


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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