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A Directory of Murals - Album 63
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2183
Location:
Brae Hill, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Memorial against a sky blue wall with two painted poppy wreaths.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2184
Location:
Brae Hill, Ballysillan, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the memorial in No.2183, which consist of a plinth, a plaque and a granite memorial stone. The plinth reads "In Remembrance of the ……Officers and volunteers of North Belfast UDA/UFF who paid the supreme sacrifice in the defence of their country. Lest We Forget. Quis Separabit". UDA and UFF crest appear in colour on the plinth. The plaque reads "In Loving memory of Brigadier John ‘Grugg’ Gregg and Lt. Col. Rab Carson. Murdered by Cowards"". A silver UDA badge is also shown. The memorial stone reads "In Proud and Loving Memory of Our Fallen Comrades. UDA UFF UYM, North Belfast Brigade. Though they are gone, their memories live forever. Quis Separabit". Colour emblems of the UDA, UFF and UYM are shown.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2185
Location:
Antrim Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Split panel mural showing a child in a yellow baseball hat in a litter-strewn street, with a vision of a cleaner street where the same child is riding a bike.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2186
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Young Peoples Rights". Cartoon style mural about rights. "…to be loved", "…family life", "…freedom of expression", "…to life", "…to your own beliefs". This mural continues around the corner and is described in No.2187 and 2188.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2187
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Five panel mural on young people’s Rights. First panel shows a red prohibitive line through a painting of an accusatory and threatening individual, "The right…not to be bullied". Second panel shows a hunched and frightened youngster under the looming silhouette of a helicopter, "…to be safe from war:. Third panel shows the view through a keyhole of a child reading a book, "…to privacy". The fourth panel has a footballer in a yellow jersey, "…to play". The final panel has a smiling blonde girl, "…to be happy".


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2188
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the second panel from No.2187. "…to be safe from war".


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2189
Location:
Hillman Street, New Lodge, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural painted on the brickwork of the Peace Wall between the New Lodge Area and the Tiger’s Bay area beside the Corner House project. The mural shows a Wacky Races-style contest between a series of bizarre characters in cartoon vehicles. Bemused rabbits watch the cars flash by.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2190
Location:
Hillman Street, New Lodge, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the open pedestrian gateway through the security barrier described in No.2189. The cartoon race stretches into the distance.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2191
Location:
Duncairn Gardens, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
View of the brick and railing security barrier described in No.2189, but photographed from Duncairn Gardens. The barrier has not been decorated on this side.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2192
Location:
Edlingham Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of red, white and blue street kerbing stretching downhill. The yellow cranes of Harland & Wolff shipyards can be seen in the distance.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2193
Location:
Lilliput Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Blue decorative arch featuring shields showing the Union Jack, Ulster and St. Andrew’s flags and the UDA crest. "1690". The arch is supported by two oil drums which are painted dark blue with a red hand motif.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2194
Location:
The Diamond, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Three local history murals painted on boards position above the entrance to Rathcoole Youth Centre. "Futuristic Rathcoole. 2053" showing a burning sun and four tower blocks. The second board shows houses, flats and the hillside. The centre is diamond shaped and shows "The Diamond People’s Park, Rathcoole. 2003". The third mural, "1953" shows scattered houses on the hillside, prior to the current layout of housing".


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2195
Location:
The Diamond, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"50th Anniversary. Rathcoole Estate" showing the sun coming up over the hillside. The four blocks of flats are shown behind a forest of trees.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2196
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Comradeship, Unity & Discipline". Trench scene from the Somme, showing one soldier lighting the cigarette of a wounded comrade. Replaces No.1835, Album 53.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2197
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the top of mural No.2197 showing 6 portraits and the crests of the UVF, YCV and RHC. A list of names runs down either side of the mural.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2198
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Panel next to mural No.2197. Silhouette of a soldier against a sunrise background and flanked by poppies.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2199
Location:
Inishcarn Drive, Rathcoole, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralImproved photograph of mural No.1835, Album 55. "Rathcoole UFF. South East Antrim" with the UFF, UDA, UYM crests and two gunmen.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2200
Location:
Ballyearl Drive, New Mossley Estate, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ulster Volunteer Force" with a square panel showing three gunmen bursting through a doorway. A large UVF and YCV crest is shown. Two scrolls are shown "3rd Battalion Newtownabbey, New Mossley, Rathcoole" and "3rd Battalion, North Belfast, Mount Vernon, Tigers Bay". Smaller crests of the RHC, UVF, YCV and PAF are shown. Similar mural to the former, but with orange background and changes to the framing of the gunmen. Replaces mural No.1604, Album 46.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2201
Location:
Ballyearl Drive, New Mossley Estate, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "Children’s Community Mural. House Breakers Will Be Shot. UVF 3rd Batt" in silver on a black background. A cartoon rabbit is also shown.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2202
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"UWC. 1974 – 2004. Undeterred and Undefeated" Black and white mural with red text reportedly painted by Attitude to mark the 30th anniversary of the Ulster Workers’ Council strike. Delighted women’s faces are shown under a headline reading "The Executive Collapses".


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2203
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The next ten entries form part of a large "Jumanji"style children’s mural. The first section shows babies playing with apples, children picking fruit from the backs of horses, giraffes and an ostrich.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2204
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The second section shows children on horseback approaching a lake where two crocodiles snarl.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2205
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The third section shows dogs and foxes. Some of the characters are unfinished.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2206
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The fourth section shows people riding on the backs of stampeding elephants running through the jungle with lions.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2207
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The fifth section shows children riding horses and elephants bursting out of the forest on to a hillside.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2208
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The sixth section shows the hillside looks down upon a Mediterranean village bathed in sunlight, and rolling green fields leading down to the coastline.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2209
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The seventh section shows the rolling green fields with a distant town a ruined hilltop building.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2210
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The eighth section shows people smiling and relaxing round a campfire in the woods under the shadow of a craggy mountain.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2211
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralThe ninth section shows four bears leaving the woods and leaping towards snow-capped peaks under the swirl of colours of the Northern Lights.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2212
Location:
Lincoln Courts, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
The tenth section shows stars in the night sky and children playing with polar bears.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2213
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the mural showing the Battle of the Boyne and the Breaking of the Siege of Derry that had been covered over in the Fountain. The close-up shows forces loyal to James firing on King William III’s men as they cross the Boyne. See also No.629, Album 18.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2214
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the top-left crest of the Battle of the Boyne scene No.629, Album 18. "1688" A lion holds aloft a six pointed star, and has another star on the left foreleg.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2215
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the bottom-left crest of the Battle of the Boyne scene No.629, Album 18. Four pigeons are shown with a red cross on a white background. Orange lilies are also shown.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2216
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the top-right crest of the Relief of the Siege of Derry scene No.630, Album 18. "1690". A fortress turret is shown against a maroon background.


Album Number:
63
Mural Number:
2217
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 2004
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the bottom-right crest of the Relief of the Siege of Derry scene No.630, Album 18. A huntsmen blows a horn against a maroon background.

 


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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