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A Directory of Murals - Album 75
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2638
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Bhoys only Hoops Store" with portrait of "Jimmy Johnstone", the European Cup and stylized emblem of Celtic FC for the shop. The background consists of green and white stripes.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2639
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the three detail panels of the European Cup, Jimmy Johnstone and Bhoys Only Hoops Store emblem from No.2638.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2640
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of Jimmy Johnstone portrait from No.2638. Jimmy "Jinky" Johnstone died on 13th March 2006 at the age of 61 from motor neurone disease. He was voted Celtic’s greatest ever player for his achievements including over 100 goals for the club helping them to win 9 titles between 1965-74, 23 Scotland caps and winning the European Cup in 1967 defeating Inter-Milan.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2641
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the European Cup with green and white ribbons from the Celtic victory over Inter-Milan in 1967.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2642
Location:
Northumberland Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Closed security gates across Northumberland Street from the Falls Road. Graffiti "CRF" (Catholic Reaction Force).


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2643
Location:
Northumberland Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Close-up of Road Closed sign from No.2642. Graffiti reads "Kill All Huns!! C.F.C."


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2644
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"West Belfast Partnership" logo painted on to brickwork on the site of the former Andersonstown Road PSNI station. A board has also been erected "Belfast I.R.S.P. Remembers With Pride". Graffiti "Ireland, Palestine, Basque Country". See Album 71, No.2501 – 2511.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2645
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of "Belfast I.R.S.P. Remembers With Pride". White lettering on a blue background with black and white photographic portraits of the 10 republican hunger strikers who died in 1981.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2646
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralView from the roundabout showing the site of the former Andersonstown Road PSNI station and the murals described in No.2644. Large stones mark the perimeter of the site. See Album 71, No.2501 – 2511.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2647
Location:
Springfield Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGreen painted cylindrical pillar-box "E II R" with the crown, although flecks of the original red paint can be seen. This post box’s Royal cypher relates to Queen Elizabeth II and stands for Elizabeth Regina. Ógra Shinn Féin have had a campaign of greening Royal Mail post boxes and Danny Turnbull was jailed for 3 days in Co. Tyrone for non payment of fines relating to this activity. See also No.793, Album 23 and No.834, Album 25.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2648
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Side view of green cylindrical pillar-box "G VI R Post Office" with some original red paint visible. This post box’s Royal cypher relates to King George VI. A fly poster has been wrapped around it reading "Victory to out Posties, Support the Strike, Injury to One is Injury to All". See also No.793, Album 23 and No.834, Album 25.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2649
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Front view of green cylindrical pillar-box "G VI R Post Office" with some original red paint visible. This post box’s Royal cypher relates to King George VI. See also No.793, Album 23 and No.834, Album 25.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2650
Location:
Falls Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Green cylindrical pillar-box "GR Post Office" with some original red paint visible. This post box’s Royal cypher relates to King George V. See also No.793, Album 23 and No.834, Album 25.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2651
Location:
Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Six battenburg livery PSNI Land Rovers wait as an Orange march tours around the Albertbridge Road area.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2652
Location:
Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Close-up of one of the PSNI Land Rovers.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2653
Location:
Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Improved version of the Bloody Sunday mural No.31, Album 1 by the Bogside Artists. Father Daly waves a white hankerchief as three figures struggle to carry the body of mortally wounded Jackie Duddy past a British Army soldier wearing a gas mask. The truck carrying the Civil Rights Association activists can be seen in the background.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2654
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Suffolk, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Photograph of the Woodbourne PSNI station following the removal of the observation post.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2655
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPennant banner "Bobby Sands MP, aged 27. Died 5th May 1981". Portrait of Bobby Sands, the first of the 1981 hunger strikers to die. This was erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations and the entwined H25 symbol is also shown.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2656
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Pennant banner "Michael Gaughan, aged 23. Died 3rd June 1974, England". This was erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations of the 1981 hunger strikes and the entwined H25 symbol is also shown.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2657
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Pennant banner "Patsy O’Hara, aged 24. Died 21st May 1981". Portrait of Patsy O’Hara erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations and the entwined H25 symbol is also shown. See also No.1107, Album 33.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2658
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Pennant banner "Mickey Devine, aged 27. Died 20th August 1981". Portrait of Mickey Devine erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations and the entwined H25 symbol is also shown. See also No.297 Album 9, No.1113, Album 33.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2659
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
View of multiple pennant banners for the 25th anniversary commemorations of the hunger strikers.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2660
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Pennant banner "Francis Hughes, aged 25. Died 12th May 1981". Portrait of Mickey Devine erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations and the entwined H25 symbol is also shown.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2661
Location:
Stewartstown Road, Twinbrook, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Pennant banner "Francis Stagg, aged 28. Died 12th February 1976, England". Portrait of Francis Stagg erected as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations. The entwined H25 symbol is also shown.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2662
Location:
Lenadoon Avenue, Suffolk, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Anti-RUC symbol on a lamppost beside a new advert for Party Piglets, a company offering ex-British Army armoured vehicles for hire for weddings, stag nights etc.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2663
Location:
Shankill Road, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"One Year On And I’m Still Gone. Your conscience must be killing you… www.lisadorrian.co.uk". Billboard erected to mark the first anniversary of the disappearance of Lisa Dorrian. The 25 year old disappeared after a party at the Ballyhalbert caravan site on 28th February 2005.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2664
Location:
Disraeli Street, Woodvale, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "P.roviding S.upport for N.ationalist I.nterests"


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2665
Location:
Glendale Street, Woodvale, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "…PSNI No Go Zone.. Enter At Own Risk! UVF YCV".


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2666
Location:
Glendale Street, Woodvale, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "P.roviding S.upport N.ationalist I.nterests".


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2667
Location:
Ainsworth Street, Woodvale, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "P.roactively S.upporting N.ationalist I.deology".


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2668
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Panoramic 1 of the Hidden Treasure graffiti mural. A curled treasure map with Orange wildstyle lettering, the Titanic. A picture window shows a girl against a sunset background.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2669
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Panoramic 2 of the Hidden Treasure graffiti mural. Further wildstyle lettering with a lion and queen, the cranes of Harland & Wolff and a compass.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2670
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPanoramic 3 of the Hidden Treasure graffiti mural. Further wildstyle graffiti letters in various styles.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2671
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Panoramic 4 of the Hidden Treasure graffiti mural. A DeLorean car and the curled edge of the treasure map.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2672
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the window insert with the girl against the sunset background from the Hidden Treasure mural.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2673
Location:
Beverley Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the lion and the queen from the Hidden Treasure mural.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2674
Location:
Lake Street, Kilwilke, Lurgan, Co.Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Tricolour painting of street sign.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2675
Location:
Lake Street, Kilwilke, Lurgan, Co.Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Tricolour painted lampposts.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2676
Location:
Levin Road, Kilwilke, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Provisional IRA Undefeated Army".


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2677
Location:
Levin Road, Kilwilke, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralTricolour painted bus stop beside No.1125, Album 33.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2678
Location:
Pollock Drive, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Loyalist Volunteer". Repainted mural No.1485, Album 43. The background has changed from yellow to burgundy. The "Young Loyalist Volunteers" emblem and gunmen are unchanged, but the central LVF crest has been damaged with black paint covering up one of the flowers and the text on the lower portion. The headstone reads "In Loving Memory of Fallen Comrades B. Wright, A. Porter, M. Fulton, S. Warnock".


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2679
Location:
Spelga Park, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Gateway to a garden with a cross. Flowers are painted in front of exposed painted brickwork. Blue skies form the periphery of the mural.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2680
Location:
Montague Street, Edgarstown Estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Red, white and blue painted street sign. The mural No.1498, Album 43 can be seen in the background.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2681
Location:
Gloucester Avenue, Killycomain estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two bowed soldiers against a sunset background with central plaque.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2682
Location:
Gloucester Avenue, Killycomain estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Mid Ulster Brigade. In Memory of Major Harris Boyle, Lieutenant Wesley Somerville. Killed in Action 31st July 1975" Close-up of plaque from No.2681 with the UVF crest and flags and the Ulster flag. Harris Boyle (22) and Wesley Somerville (34) were UVF and UDR members who were killed when the bomb that they were planting on the Miami Showband minibus exploded at Buskhill, near Newry, County Down in July 1975. Three members of the Miami Showband were shot and killed in the attack when they were stopped at a bogus checkpoint after returning from a gig at 'The Castle Ballroom' in Banbridge.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2683
Location:
Gloucester Avenue, Killycomain estate, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Red, white and blue lamppost in front of mural No.2682.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2684
Location:
B30/A29 Ford’s Cross, near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Peace, Justice, Equality. SF". New roadsign replacing the famous sniper at work sign. Green triangular sign with central Sinn Féin logo. See also No.357, Album 11 and No.2328, Album 67.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2685
Location:
B30/A29 Ford’s Cross, near Silverbridge, South Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Burns, Moley. Sinn Féin Cumann supports the Rossport 5". See also No.2618, Album 74.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2686
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"UVF 1912. Newtownards. East Belfast". Two bowed and masked loyalist flag bearers with the UVF and YCV flags beside a memorial stone. Pillars flank either side with furled flags forming the apex of the mural. The UVF crest is shown with two circular panels, one of Scrabo tower and the other of the cranes of Harlan & Wolff shipyards. UVF and YCV flags fly from flagpoles in the garden.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2687
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of plaque from the memorial stone in No.2686. "In memory of all our comrades both in the 1st WW Battle of the Somme and the fight against republicanism, from the officers and volunteers of Newtownards East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force. Gone but not forgotten" UVF crest and flag with the Ulster flag.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2688
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of bowed loyalist flag bearer with the UVF flag from No.2686.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2689
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Newtownards". Close-up of the Scrabo tower panel from No.2686.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2690
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"East Belfast". Close-up of the Harland & Wolff cranes panel from No.2686.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2691
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of bowed loyalist flag bearer with the YCV flag from No.2686.


Album Number:
75
Mural Number:
2692
Location:
Blenheim Drive, West Winds estate, Newtownards, Co. Down
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
February 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Work in progress on new mural with scaffolding in place. Britannia and lion stand atop a plinth explaining the origins of the Union Jack flag. The Titanic is shown in the background. The Union Jack is shown with smaller versions of the St George’s cross, Saltire, Union Jack and Ulster flag.

 


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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