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A Directory of Murals - Album 70
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2444
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Overview of steps and walkway with bubble style lettering and characters.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2445
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Oblique view of female figure blowing bubbles.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2446
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Corner view of walkway from No.2444 showing baseball hat wearing youths and a bumble bee with bubble style lettering.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2447
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPainting of mural artists with brushes and paint pots from No.2444.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2448
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
DJ surrounded by speakers and bubble style lettering "Tommy" from No.2444.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2449
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralSmiling youths and bubble lettering "Danielle" from No.2444.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2450
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
April 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Sinn Féin election poster for Gerry Kelly. "Vótail Gerry Kelly" for the 2005 Westminster Election held on 5th May 2005. Gerry Kelly came second in the North Belfast constituency polling 8747 (28.64% of the vote).


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2451
Location:
Knockshee, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Cartoon mural of a butcher’s shop, with a dog running along a road carrying a string of sausages. A google-eyed man sits on a swing. A rainbow, flowers and stars are also shown.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2452
Location:
Knockshee, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Mourne View Community 2005" and "Glo project. The Bare, Wylie’s, Freeburn’s butchers". Adjacent panel to No.2451 with graffiti-style lettering and sponsorship from local businesses.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2453
Location:
Lake Street, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Let Them Free, The Colombia 3, On Tour 2005". James Monaghan, Martin McCauley and Niall Connolly were originally put on trial in Colombia accused of training left wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas. On 16th December 2004, the appeals court in Colombia overturned the previous acquittal decisions and sentenced the men to 17 years imprisonment. The graffiti related to the episode where the three men fled whilst on bail. They subsequently managed to return to the Republic of Ireland in August 2005.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2454
Location:
Edgarstown Estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Portadown True Blues". Flute band crest with Union Jack/Ulster crest and crown flanked by golden lions.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2455
Location:
Brownstown Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
No Longer exists
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralUpdated version of No.320 Album 10, following the replacement of the "LVF" name on the scroll. "In Honour of Brigadier William "Billy" Wright" with a portrait of Billy Wright ringed by roses and orange lilies beneath the Red Hand. Beneath, two kneeling armed and masked LVF volunteers beside a second scroll "Greater love hath no man but this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13". Previously, the scroll read "Loyalist Volunteer Force" but this was painted out following the murder of Richard Jamieson on 10th January 2000.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2456
Location:
Ashbeg Grove, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"South Tyrone LVF. YLV" and "Simply the Best, Faugh a Ballagh" meaning Lead the Way with the LVF crest and portraits of Billy Wright "King Rat" and Mark Fulton "Swinger", two former deceased leaders of the LVF. A bowed masked volunteer stands beside an LVF grave "Here Lies Our Soldiers" with a poppy wreath for "Billy & Mark" and "S. Warnock, East Belfast Brig". See also No.1561 Album 45.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2457
Location:
Victoria Street, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Arrest IRA Sinn Féin Terrorists Now. Published by UPMJ" with republican gunman. Amended road sign with adhesive poster.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2458
Location:
Carrickmore, Co. Tyrone
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In proud and loving memory of Tyrone’s Republican Dead. A Patriot. The glamour of the battle calls to boyhood, the martial music trills the youthful heart, and lads go out and give their all for freedom, content to know they have done their part, but when the first proud wave of glory passes and nought is left but duty, stark and clear, when no pipes skirl and drums have ceased their beating, and the way to freedom stretches dark and drear, tis then we know the Patriot from the soldier, the Patriot keeps marching, marching on. Henry O’Kane. Erected by Tyrone National Graves Association" with the shields of the four provinces of Ireland.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2459
Location:
Limestone Road/Antrim Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Ard Mhacha". Armagh GAA mural with the Sam Maguire trophy, club emblems and manager Joe Kernan.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2460
Location:
Clanchattan Street, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Community mural of street scene with bus, lollipop man, washing line and man pedaling a Penny Farthing.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2461
Location:
Newington Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClosed security gates.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2462
Location:
Newington Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Closed security gates.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2463
Location:
Mileriver Street, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
UVF crest flanked with Ulster flags and Union Jacks.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2464
Location:
Mountcollyer Street, Tigers Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Security" with dead-end road sign beside locked gates at the entrance to Alexandra Park, a public park transected by security barriers (see Album 71).


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2465
Location:
Mileriver Street, Tigers Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of abandoned houses at the peace line. Metallic grills with Northern Ireland Housing Executive stencils bar windows.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2466
Location:
Mileriver Street, Tigers Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Warning NIHE Property. This dwelling has been secured in the interests of public safety. Anyone entering does so at their own risk and anyone interfering with its fabric or contents will be liable to prosecution". NIHE stencil on peace line houses.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2467
Location:
Mountcollyer Street, Tigers Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"In memory of my dear nephew Candy. Murdered by cowards, 28th October 2000. A little tribute small and tender, just to say we still remember. Quis Separabit" with floral tributes fixed to the railings of Alexandra Park. Tributes relate to the murder of David Greer, a 21-year-old UDA man shot while walking along Mountcollyer Street, Tigers Bay, Belfast during the loyalist feud between the UVF and the UDA in 2000.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2468
Location:
North Queen Street, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Any Person Caught Stealing Brick From Other Peoples Pile Will Be Delt With".


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2469
Location:
Mount Vernon Park, Fortwilliam, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Mount Vernon 3rd Battalion" with UVF and YCV crests on a white background. Newly painted low wall in front of mural No.257, Album 8.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2470
Location:
Mount Vernon Park, Fortwilliam, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Young Citizen Volunteers" with YCV and UVF crest opposite the mural No.2469.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2471
Location:
Mount Vernon Walk, Mount Vernon, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "No Scrap Many Thank’s" in white letters on an old sofa with early accumulation of wood and pallets for eleventh night bonfires.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2472
Location:
Mount Vernon Walk, Mount Vernon, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Piles of wood from old fences in front of the "Prepared for peace, Ready for War" UVF mural, No.1029 Album 30.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2473
Location:
Cosgrave Street, Tiger’s Bay, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Three Popes Gone, Queen Lives On. GRFC Champs 2005, KAT". Loyalist graffiti celebrating the death of Pope John Paul II and Glasgow Rangers winning the 2005 SPL championship. [KAT = Kill All Taigs (Catholics).]


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2474
Location:
Whiterock Grove, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Bleachgreens Old and New. From my room I can see, the schoolboy me; cross those fields which I used to roam; past the long gone mill whose bleachgreen still names the place I now call home. Poem by Joe Nolan". Mural of a man in a white suit in front of a bleachgreen and mills.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2475
Location:
Whiterock Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Sinn Féin 1905 – 2005. 100 Year’s of Revolution" with Sinn Féin logo beside the Eire Nua mural No.2373 Album 68.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2476
Location:
Springmartin Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Peaceline and sangar at Springfield Road PSNI station.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2477
Location:
Springfield Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Paint-splattered security grills protecting the embrasure of the sangar of the Springfield Road PSNI station.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2478
Location:
Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Liverpool F.C. Kings of Europe!!!!!" amended billboard poster for Whiskas with the logo "new, better, happier" relating to Liverpool’s success at winning the Champions League, beating AC Milan on penalties on 25th May 2005.


Album Number:
70
Mural Number:
2479
Location:
Twinbrook Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
May 2005
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
"Liverpool F.C. Kings of Europe. You’ll Never Walk Alone. Ô Ô Ô Ô Ô. Once a Red, Always a Red. L.F.C. and Proud. Rafa is King, Long Live the King" Rafa Benitez was the Liverpool boss who steered his team to win the trophy.

 


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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