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A Directory of Murals - Album 7
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
216
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralHands bound by barbed wire and images of republican campaigns: Prison strip searches, repatriation of Irish POWs, hunger strikers, blanket men, Long Kesh, Roisin McAliskey, internment, plastic bullets, censorship. "Free the POWs, Saoirse". "How may times can a man turn his head and pretend that he just doesn't see. The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind. The answer is blowing in the wind!"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
217
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
New Lodge 1900, featuring period newspaper, transport, children and local industry


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
218
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralNew Lodge 2000, in colour with Irish News, black taxi, beefburger


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
219
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Famine mural commemorating the 150th anniversary, "An tocas mor - The Great Hunger"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
220
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Prison watchtowers and walls with green ribbon, "Saoirse". Mural donated by New Lodge RAC


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
221
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
RUC Officer with plastic bullet gun, "Remember the victims of plastic bullets".


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
222
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
RUC badge, "Guilty of Murder, Torture. Disband the RUC"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
223
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Dove with bleeding fist from ball and chain featuring Union Jack and "British Government, UDP, PUP, DUP", crests of the four provinces of Ireland, severed through Ulster, "Who really wants peace?"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
224
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Manacled hand, barbed wire, "Saoirse. Free the POWs", with the names of local volunteers imprisoned


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
225
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Figure of a Blanket man with prison watchtower with the names of the ten hunger strikers


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
226
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralAboriginal mural with shields, figures and snakes and quotation from Xavier Herbet


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
227
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
Portrait of William Drennan 1754 - 1820, "Pure, just, benign, thus filial love would trace the virtues hollowing this narrow space. The Emerald Isle may grant a wider claim and link the patriot with his country's name"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
228
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
Portrait of Mary Ann McCracken, "What a wonderful clamour is now raised at the name of union, when in reality there has always been such a union between England and this country. As there is between husband and wife by which the former has the power to oppress the later". Portrait of Henry Joy McCracken, "These are times that try men's souls…the rich always betray the poor"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
229
Location:
New Lodge Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Lilies 1916 - 1999


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
230
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Armed republican of 'D' Company, 2nd Battalion, Belfast Brigade, IRA with tricolour and burning Sun, shields of the four provinces of Ireland, "Freedom's Sons"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
231
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"The Wolf in Sheep's clothing - coming soon to RUC TV", with wolf wearing RUC cap and UTV logo


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
232
Location:
Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Marching feet with the words, "Sectarianism, Discrimination, Triumphalism, Bigotry", and "Oppose Sectarian marches, Springfield 26th June, Garvaghy 4th July, L/Ormeau 12th July Traditional routes". Also old Gerry Adams election poster above"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
233
Location:
Malcolmson Street/Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portrait of starving family with celtic corner design, "The Irish Holocaust 1845. 1,897,740 deaths"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
234
Location:
Andersontown Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portraits of Pat Finucane and Rosemary Nelson, "Murdered by the State", on the bricked up Riverdale Post Office. See No.209, 345.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
235
Location:
Slemish Way/Andersontown Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Starving family and derelict house with "150" on the chimney, recognising the 150th anniversary of the famine, "dedicated to those who died in the great hunger"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
236
Location:
Andersontown Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti, "Not a bullet, not an ounce - IRA"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
237
Location:
Rockmore Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portrait of the ten hunger strikers with details of their ages and date of deaths


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
238
Location:
Beechmount Parade, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Silhouette of armed republican in front of tricolour


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
239
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralIreland - Catalonia solidarity mural, painted 11/8/97 with details of the Catalonian struggle, "El nostre dia arrisara!" (Our day will come)


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
240
Location:
Clowney Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Hunger strike mural from 1981 with phoenix and four provinces of Ireland shields, "The people arose in 69, they will do it again at anytime. Maggie Thatcher think again, don't let our brave men die in vain"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
241
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Disband RUC board with themes of collusion, shoot to kill and loyalist RUC Officer. See No.242.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
242
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
December 1996
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Mural on the 'Permanent' theme of the IRA Ceasefire statement, portrait of John Major obscured by sofas. See No.241.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
243
Location:
Drumcree, nr Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
October 1999
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Drumcree church showing deepened river, trees and telegraph pole removed, strengthened cemetery wall and loyalist flags. See No.244.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
244
Location:
Drumcree, nr Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
July 1996
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Drumcree church. See No.243.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
245
Location:
Symons Street/Roden Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Armed loyalists with UDA emblem


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
246
Location:
Roosevelt Street/Roden Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Portrait of Joe Bratty, South Belfast UFF Commander, "Gone but not forgotten. We forget him not. Murdered by the enemies 31st July 94"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
247
Location:
Roosevelt Street/Roden Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralArmed loyalists of South Belfast UFF with clenched fist (with 5 fingers)


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
248
Location:
Lemberg Street/Roden Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Bowed loyalists with weapon and UFF flag


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
249
Location:
Lemberg Street/Roden Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Bowed loyalists with weapon and UDA flag and headstone, "UFF - In memory of fallen comrades, South Belfast Brigade"


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
250
Location:
Severn Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralRed Hand Commando emblem on gable end.


Album Number:
7
Mural Number:
251
Location:
Rockmore Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
October 1999
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
Armed republican in front of Irish tricolour, "They may kill the revolutionary, but never the revolution"

 


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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