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A Directory of Murals - Album 72
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2523
Location:
Carnany Park, Carnany Estate, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ulster Freedom Fighters. Invicta. Better to die on your feet than live on your knees." Mural painted on a blue board fixed to a gable end. Three masked and armed loyalist gunmen stand on an outline of Northern Ireland filled in with the Ulster flag. Two red clenched fists are shown.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2524
Location:
Carnany Drive, Carnany Estate, Ballymoney, Co. Antrim
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Ballymoney UDA 3rd Battalion" with the UDA crest.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2525
Location:
Harper’s Hill, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Keep Ulster White. Fuck SF and the SDLP" in blue lettering on corrugated fencing.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2526
Location:
Dane’s Hill, Ballysally Estate, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
"Pride of the Bann, Coleraine. UFF Invicta" with UFF crest flanked by a UDA and Ulster flag. The UFF letters have been painted out and "UTH" crudely painted across the UFF emblem.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2527
Location:
Dane’s Hill, Ballysally Estate, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UYM" with graffiti "ROOT". Old images of the outlines of the YCV and PAF crests can be seen.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2528
Location:
Dane’s Hill, Ballysally Estate, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Chris Murdoch. Fuck Off to the Bogside, Scumbag".


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2529
Location:
Daneshill Road, Ballysally, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Loyalist Ballysally" showing Loyalist prisoner behind bars with the silhouettes of two gunmen. The chaperone panel has the crests of the UYM, LPA and UFF.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2530
Location:
Daneshill Road, Ballysally, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close up of the six pointed star of the UYM crest, the LPA crest with the barbed wire twisted round the red hand and the UFF logo set against a yellow background.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2531
Location:
Daneshill Road, Ballysally, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the loyalist prisoner from No.2529.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2532
Location:
Racecourse Road, Shantallow, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"IRSP" stencil with the IRSP and hammer and sickle in yellow against a red background.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2533
Location:
Racecourse Road, Shantallow, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Bang Bang CIRA".


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2534
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Palestine: A Homeland Denied" stencil with a profile of a Palestinian wearing a keffiyeh held by an agal.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2535
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Celtic symbol. Stencil in pink, purple and blue.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2536
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Réalité" and "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité". Speech bubble stencils from a red dove stencil.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2537
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "God Bless the Pope. RIP". Pope John Paul II died in April 2005 and was elected as Pope in 1978.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2538
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "IRA", "Hood’s Will be Shot". "It’s the New Year and We’re Still Here. RIRA" and "PSNI OUT" by the Lecky Road underpass.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2539
Location:
Brandywell Avenue, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Plaque with portrait photograph "In memory of Robert (Guinney) McGuinness murdered by British Troops on 26th June 1973. Always remembered by his friends".


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2540
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralMultiple tricolour painted supports of the flyover. Graffiti "IRA. PSNI OUT".


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2541
Location:
Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades" and "PLO, BRY, ETA, IRA". Solidarity graffiti linking the IRA and BRY (Bogside Republican Youth) with other international groupings. The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades is an armed Palestinian group linked to the late Yasser Arafat’s Fatah movement. It’s alleged leader, Raed Karmi was killed in Tulkarm in January 2002.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2542
Location:
Stanley’s Walk / Lecky Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Not a Bullet, Not an Ounce. What a Laugh".


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2543
Location:
Brandywell Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Tobaran Fhioruisce. Live 2005". One end of a bright colourful community mural in the Brandywell. Replaces No.313, Album 9.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2544
Location:
Brandywell Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Graffiti goes Brandywell Féile. Still Alive" Side panel of the new community mural in the Brandywell.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2545
Location:
Brandywell Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Alley wall beside the colourful community mural described in No.2544 composed of the names of various local artists painted in numerous different styles.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2546
Location:
Brandywell Road, Brandywell, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Brandywell" in green and blue bubble letters. The names of some of the artists are painted into the letters. Two yellow worms flank the wording against a red background. Replaces No.312, Album 9.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2547
Location:
Reverse of Free Derry Corner, Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Towards Justice. Bloody Sunday. Thursday 27th – Sun 29th, January 2006". Black and white mural with a stylized dove composed of celtic elements and an oak leaf on the 34th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. See also No.1221, Album 36.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2548
Location:
Reverse of Free Derry Corner, Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralOblique view of Bloody Sunday mural No.2547.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2549
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Hooded Palestinian figure with the Palestinian flag running into an oblique Irish tricolour. Hands raise a flagpole. Replaces No.1510, 1512 and No.1511, Album 44.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2550
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Balata. Bogside. Freedom". A circular panel is composed of the Palestinian and Irish tricolour flags, with the wording on fluttering banners. "Non-stop. Féile 205…Up the Celts" is written on the banner. Flames lick at grey stone walls, and the city skylines can be seen in the distance. A tricolour painted lamppost and a side panel of the mural read "BRY" (Bogside Republican Youth). Swiss graffiti artists with the help of local youths and performers from Balata Refugee Camp painted this mural. The group of performers from Balata had performed at the Derry Féile.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2551
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Painting of Che Guevara based on the late Alberto ‘Korda’ Guitiérrez’s iconic photograph. Painted on to a board fixed to a telegraph pole. See also No.1051, Album 31, No 1991, Album 57 and No.2018, Album 58.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2552
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti added to the "Stop Attacks" mural No.1999, Album 57 by Bogside Republican Youth. The "Stop Attacks" have been painted out. Now reads "You R Now Enterning Rioting Zone. BRY. Huns Out. Attack the Fountain. BRY". Two gunmen aim automatic weapons at the cab of the fire engine "Up Da Ra" and "IRA". The fire engine has "BRY" written along its side.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2553
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View from Rossville Street towards the City Walls following the demolition of the British Army watchtower that overlooked the Bogside. The murals No.2551, 2552 and No.2000, Album 57 and the graffito "Provo Sell Outs" from No.1514, Album 44 is still visible.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2554
Location:
Fahan Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
"SFY". A window has been inserted into the gable end of the house, through the mural for Sinn Féin Youth. See No.311, Album 9 and No.1506, Album 44.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2555
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
New mural on the front of the Cathedral Youth Club in the Fountain. A line of smiling youths plays bongo drums. A plane, train and ship cover the globe.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2556
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the bongo playing youths in No.2555.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2557
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Governor Robert Lundy advocating surrender to Protestants inside the City Walls. The surrounding men raise their swords. This is the first of five new historical murals painted alongside the Cathedral Youth Club in the Fountain described below.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2558
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Breaking the Boom". The Mountjoy sailing up the Foyle firing its cannons as it breaks the Siege of Derry.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2559
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Walker’s Monument". Painting of the monument to the Reverend George Walker, Joint Governor of Derry during the Siege. The monument was erected on the double bastion section of the West walls in 1826 and stood 27 metres high. An IRA bomb destroyed the monument in 1973, but the statue was recovered. A commemorative plinth was unveiled at the site in 1992.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2560
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Roaring Meg". This was the largest cannon used during the 1689 Siege and was donated to the city by London Fishmongers in 1642. In total 24 cannons were sent from London to help defend the city from attack.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2561
Location:
The Fountain, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"The Cathedral". This painting is of St. Columb’s Cathedral from the time of the Siege of Derry. The church was begun in 1628, but the spire was only added to a new part of the tower by the Bishop of Derry (the 4th Earl of Bristol) in 1776. This spire was not structurally sound and had to be rebuilt and was completed in 1822.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2562
Location:
Ebrington Street, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
Severe weathering to the Ulster Scots mural of President James Buchanan from No.626, Album 18.


Album Number:
72
Mural Number:
2563
Location:
Bond Street, Waterside, Londonderry
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Electrical box painted red, white and blue.

 


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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