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A Directory of Murals - Album 69
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2408
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Live Free" memorial mural for Joe Cahill and brothers painted by Danny Devenny. Four portraits with an oblique view of a press conference. "Never will they label our liberation struggle as criminal – Bobby Sands". The lark flies free from an outstretched hand above a circular tricolour. 13 smaller portraits on board are fixed to the top left hand corner of the mural. White celtic stencil border.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2409
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the top half of the mural No 2408 with the lark. The portraits shown of local republicans are: Dal Delaney, Sam Holden, Ned Maguire Jnr, Rita McParland, Ned Maguire Snr, Paddy Meenan, Paddy Corrigan, John Pettigrew, Billy Mills, Sean Wallace, Alex Crowe.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2410
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of Joe Cahill portrait. The veteran republican Joe Cahill died at the age of 84 years on 23rd July 2005. Link to oration at Joe Cahill’s funeral given by Gerry Adams.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2411
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close up portrait of Tom Cahill, Joe’s brother. Portrait of Pat O’Hare in the background. Part of mural No.2408.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2412
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close up portrait of Frank Cahill, Joe’s brother. Part of mural No.2408.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2413
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of republican press conference and Bobby Sands quote from No.2408.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2414
Location:
Beechview Park, Whiterock, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Plaque from No.2408 placed "In proud remembrance of all those who assisted, resourced and gave selflessly to the Republican cause. When passing this spot, pause, think of us and Erin and smile. Unveiled by Annie Cahill 26 March 2005. Cead Bliain". List of local republican volunteers.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2415
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralColourful Ulster-Scots mural depicting Emigration to the United States. "Hi! Uncle Sam! Wherever there was fighting. Or wrong that needed righting. An Ulsterman was sighting. His Kentucky gun with care: All the road to Yorktown. That Ulsterman was there! - Rev W.F. Marshall". Uncle Sam with US Presidents above a canvas covered wagon and numerous characters described below. Replaces No.1758 Album 51. See No.2425 for artist and funding details.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2416
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Arriving in America" with the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline on the left and travellers waiting at Larne Docks seeking passage on the ships across the Atlantic. Replaces No.1759 Album 51.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2417
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of whistle player and drummer boy with Saltire on his three-cornered hat from No.2415.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2418
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of couple from No.2415. The woman wears a yellow puff sleeved dress and bonnet. The man wears a wide-brimmed hat and wig with blue frock coat.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2419
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of kilted bagpiper with Saltire painted face from No.2415.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2420
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of stylized Statue of Liberty from "Arriving in America" mural No.2416.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2421
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of "Davy Crockett, Hero of the Alamo" from No.2415. Davy Crockett is shown with raccoon hat, powder horn and rifle. A hunting dog sits at his feet. See also No.2024, Album 58.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2422
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of "Daniel Boone. Led the Ulster-Scots Pioneers into Kentucky" from No.2415. Daniel Boone sits on a saddle holding a monogrammed rifle. A brown and white dog is at his side.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2423
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of Uncle Sam with President James Buchanan and President Andrew Jackson from No.2415. See also No.491 Album 15.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2424
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of adults and children waiting at Larne docks from No.2416.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2425
Location:
Abbot Gardens, Bowtown estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"This mural: - painted by artist Betty Brown and the Children of Bowtown Youth Club 2004. Supported under "The Local Community Fund" and ‘Ards Borough Council/Community Relations. Opened by Lord Laird of Artigarvin".


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2426
Location:
Bridge End flyover, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"John Peel 1939-2004 RIP. Teenage Dreams So Hard To Beat" plus graffiti artist tag "TDS 04". Oblique view of bubble style black and white lettering from the Undertones song cited as the veteran DJ’s personal favourite. John Peel died of a heart attack whilst on holiday in Peru in October 2004.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2427
Location:
Bridge End flyover, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Wide-angle view of the John Peel tribute mural No.2426.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2428
Location:
Bridge End flyover, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Alternative oblique view of the John Peel tribute mural No.2426 with the cranes of Harland & Wolff in the distance.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2429
Location:
Middlepath Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Racism stinks". Basic white bubble lettering on a red background.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2430
Location:
Bridge End, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Welcome to Short Strand. Fáilte go Trá Ghearr". Swirling design on yellow background at a footpath entrance to Short Strand.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2431
Location:
Off Newtownards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Unfinished mural "36th Ulster Division" crest flanked by the UDR harp and crown emblem, UVF crest and the ‘B’ Specials badge. Work in progress on twin emblems of the Rising Sons Flute Band RSFB, East Belfast.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2432
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Welcome 2 Lord St". Graduated coloured simple wildstyle lettering in brown on a blue background. Note the use of text message shorthand in a mural. Painted by Blaze FX.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2433
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Lord Street". Red bubble style lettering.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2434
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two cartoon footballers, one in a green shirt (No.9) and one in a blue shirt (No.7). This panel is a continuation of Blaze FX’s work in No.2433.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2435
Location:
Lord Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"East Belfast YCV".


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2436
Location:
Mulhouse Road / Westlink, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "UFF" lettering on the supports and surface of the flyover across the Westlink between Roden Street and Mulhouse Road.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2437
Location:
Westlink, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Wildstyle lettering in green on a red background. Central character is a horn helmeted Viking clutching an axe and mace. Replaces No.715 Album 21.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2438
Location:
Westlink, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of right hand wildstyle lettering from No.2437.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2439
Location:
Westlink, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of Viking character from No.2437.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2440
Location:
Westlink, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of right hand wildstyle lettering from No.2437.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2441
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Any chance of a playground?" – black lettering on building site hoarding of a new housing development.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2442
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Three panel mural on boards. Left hand panel: "Stop Racist Attacks" with a red hand and international flags. "426 Racial Attacks from April 2002 – February 2004". Middle panel details the members of the Beechmount Youth Project 04 who participated in their creation including Locko, Henri, Jim, Mark, Sean, Tomasy, Laura, Ryan, Anto, Big G, Seany". Right hand panel "Stop Attacks on Emergency Services" showing a crashed GTi sports car, fire engine and ambulance. "Total attacks 2001-3, Firefighters 323. Stop this Now!" Attacks on Ambulance 2000-4 Staff 349, Vehicles 73. Stop this Now!". Created by the Beechmount Community Project.


Album Number:
69
Mural Number:
2443
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Welcome. Fáilte. Beechmount Community Project" with designs relating to music, drama, art, sexuality, learning and the internet. Four corner celtic designs.

 


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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