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A Directory of Murals - Album 68
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2373
Location:
Whiterock Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"1981 – 2001 Eire Nua Republican Flute Band" with the emblem of the band flanked by the four shields of Ireland and a celtic border to celebrate the 20th anniversary. Note the 15th anniversary mural was photographed for Album 6, No.212.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2374
Location:
Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Stop the Destruction of Black Mountain" with a colourful mural showing a road snaking through the countryside of the mountain. "Take the blindfold from your eyes, for the land has been here longer than the likes of you and I".


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2375
Location:
Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"STBM" (Save the Black Mountain) is black lettering on a red background under an election poster "Building Peace – Building Unity. Vótáil Gerry Adams Sinn Féin" for the 2005 Westminster election.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2376
Location:
Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two board murals tied to fencing beside the Traveller’s camp at the top of the Monagh bypass. "Who Discriminates? Shops, Governments, Pubs, Schools, Employers…And you?!" with an anti-caravan sign. The second has a caravan and a house with arrows running between them asking "Where Would You Rather Live?"


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2377
Location:
South Link, Andersonstown, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"IRA" white lettering on green background of an electricity box with two murals in the background The "1905 – 2005. Sinn Féin. One Hundred Years of Revolution" Centenary mural (Album 61 No 2126) and Album 13 No 450.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2378
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Unbowed, Unbroken" with lily. Adjacent Irish tricolour painted also.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2379
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"1905 – 2005. Sinn Féin. 100 Years of Struggle" centenary mural with Sinn Féin logo against blue background.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2380
Location:
Halliday's Road, Tiger's Bay, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Snakes & Ladders mural with the words "Family, Friends and Community" as the ladders and "Drugs, Vandalism" as the snakes.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2381
Location:
Hogarth Street/Mervue Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Tiger’s Bay First Flute" with chaperone memorial panel.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2382
Location:
Hogarth Street/Mervue Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the main panel of No.2381 showing the adapted UDA crest to read "TBFF EST 1983 North Belfast" with a roaring Tiger’s head. Shields of England and Scotland are placed in the bottom corners.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2383
Location:
Hogarth Street/Mervue Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the Tiger’s head from No.2381.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2384
Location:
Hogarth Street/Mervue Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Side panel to No 2381 with a black and gold replica of the Tiger’s Bay crest and Roll of Honour. "J Sloan, W Morgan, N McLaughlin, T Lendrum, G Gilliland, M Bacon, E Robinson, S Davidson, R Baird, T English".


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2385
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Overview of the extensive new Ulster-Scots mural on Glenbryn Park described below.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2386
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"From Pioneers to Presidents" with the Great Seal of the United States (see Album 58 No.2026 for details on the symbolism of the Great Seal).


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2387
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the Ulster Dixie symbol from No.2385.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2388
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"The Sons of Ulster Who Led the Confederate Army" with portraits of General Jeb Stuart "Do Your Duty As I Have Done Mine". His Ancestors emigrated from Ulster 1726, and General Robert E. Lee "It Is History That Teaches Us To Hope". His Ancestors emigrated from Ulster in 1785.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2389
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Overview of the central panel with the Ulster Dixie crest of No.2385 described in 2390-1.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2390
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"During the War of Northern Aggression 1861 – 1865…" with portraits of General Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson ""All That I Am And All I Have Is At The Service Of My Country" his ancestors emigrated from Ulster in 1798" and President Jefferson Davis ""The Government At Washington, Denying Our Right To Self-Government, Refused Even To Listen To Any Proposals For Peaceful Separation. Nothing Was Then Left To Do But Prepare For War" from his inaugural address at Richmond, Virginia, February 22nd 1862".


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2391
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"…The Sons Of Ulster Who Wrote And Signed The Ulster Covenant" with figures signing the covenant at a round table ""Being Convinced In Our Consciences That Home Rule Would Be Disastrous To The Material Well Being Of Ulster As Well As Of The Whole OF Ireland Subversive OF Our Civil And Religious Freedom…" the Ulster Covenant, written by Thomas Sinclair, Ulster Day, September 1912 inspired by Scotland’s Solemn League and Covenant, Greyfriar’s Churchyard, Edinburgh 1638".


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2392
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"During the Home Rule Crisis of 1912" with portrait of Thomas Sinclair, the red hand inside a six pointed white star under the Crown. The Convenat is shown and signatories pressing to get through the gates "Ulster Solemn League and Covenant, Belfast City Hall, Ulster Day, 28th September 1912".


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2393
Location:
Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "At Least 2 4 Black Watch Members Will Be Home For Xmas Ho Ho Ho. Basra-Belfast-Baghdad-Bogside. British Troops Not Welcome" British Go Home" Additional amendments made to graffiti documented in Album 62 No 2177 following the deaths of Private Pita Tukatukawaqa, Sergeant Stuart Grey, Private Paul Lowe and Private Scott McArdle whilst on operational duties in November 2004 at Camp Dogwood just outside Baghdad. A roadside bomb killed Private Tukatukawaqa (27) of the 1st battalion Black Watch battle group on 8th November 2004 whilst Sergeant Grey (31), Private Lowe (19) and Private McArdle (22) were killed by a suicide bomber and mortar attack at a roadside checkpoint on 5th November 2004 along with their civilian interpreter.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2394
Location:
Oldpark Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Same Old Mural, Same Old Force" showing an anti-police symbol.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2395
Location:
Drumtara, Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralTwin panel mural "Ulster 1914. Deserted! Well – I Can Stand Alone" with dark haired woman armed with a rifle in front of the Union Jack. Second panel "A Protestant Farmer’s Wife Guards Her Husband Against Sectarian Attack Across the Border" showing an armed masked woman in front of a farmer astride a red tractor. The UVF crest with St. Andrew’s and UVF flags are shown above. This is a larger scale reproduction of the imagery in Album 41 No.1425.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2396
Location:
North Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Glorious Memory". New circular mural of King William III, riding a white horse, crossing the Boyne.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2397
Location:
North Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of King William III from No 2396.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2398
Location:
Reverse of Free Derry corner, Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Team Derry. Dedicated to Foyle, Strong Leadership, Effective Representation. Vótáil Sinn Féin". Election poster from the 2005 Westminster election with six figures including Martin McGuinness and Mitchell McLaughlin.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2399
Location:
Shipquay Place, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPress conference given by Mark Durkan MP, then leader of the SDLP, Brian Cowan TD, then Irish Foreign Minister and John Hume, Nobel Laureate and former leader of the SDLP during the election campaign for the 2005 Westminster election.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2400
Location:
The Diamond, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Election posters for Mark Durkan in the Diamond for the 2005 Westminster election.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2401
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Revolutionary Republican Socialist ‘Red’ Micky Doherty 1944 – 2003 Founder Member of the INLA and IRSP, Wounded on Bloody Sunday. Life springs from death, and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations – PH Pearse. Erected by his family, friends and comrades.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2402
Location:
Bann Drive/Dennet Gardens, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
London and Londonderry mural "If stones could speak then London’s praise would sound that built this church and city from the ground". Three panel mural with a centerpiece showing St Paul’s Cathedral and the walls of Londonderry, flanked by heraldic crests.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2403
Location:
Bann Drive/Dennet Gardens, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Domine Dirige Nos" with two dragons flanking a crest with a cross and sword. This is the Arms of the City of London and the motto translates as "Lord, lead us". Left hand panel of No.2402.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2404
Location:
Bann Drive/Dennet Gardens, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
"Vita Veritas Victoria" meaning "Life, Truth, Victory" with the coat of arms of Londonderry. Right hand panel of No.2402.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2405
Location:
Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Luk 4 Skillz" wildstyle graffiti mural with breakdancer, speakers, decks and keyboard.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2406
Location:
Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"AW" adjacent mural with two characters beside a packed football stadium.


Album Number:
68
Mural Number:
2407
Location:
Lower Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Neiller" and "Stan" with spiky haired bucktoothed character. Two-tone basic lettering with shadow.

 


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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