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A Directory of Murals - Album 76
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2693
Location:
Cappagh Gardens, Cregagh, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“George Best. 1946 – 2005”. New memorial mural to the late football star which replaced mural No.894, Album 27. See also No.1969, Album 56, No.2094, Album 60, No.2634, Album 74.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2694
Location:
Cappagh Gardens, Cregagh, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of No.2693 “George Best. 1946 – 2005” with Best wearing his green NI shirt.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2695
Location:
Cappagh Gardens, Cregagh, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up head shot of George Best from No.2693.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2696
Location:
Chemical Street, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“IRSP INLA Mickey Devine”. One of three commemorative portraits to commemorate the 25th anniversaries of the three INLA volunteers who died in the 1981 hunger strikes. Portrait of Mickey Devine against a yellow background with red stars. Two columns of names “Bobby Sands 29th May IRA, Francis Hughes 12th May IRA, Raymond McCreesh 21st May IRA, Patsy O’Hara 21st May INLA, Joe McDonnell 8th July IRA, Martin Hurson 13th July IRA, Kevin Lynch 1st August INLA, Kieran Doherty 2nd August IRA, Thomas McElwee 8th August IRA, Mickey Devine 20th August INLA”. A memorial plaque is placed below the portrait. See also No.297, Album 9, No.1113, Album 33, No.2658, Album 75.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2697
Location:
Chemical Street, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the circular portrait of Mickey Devine from No.2696.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2698
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural “Honour Irelands dead, wear an Easter Lily”. White silhouette of a Republican volunteer resting on his rifle. White lily flanked by the starry plough and Irish tricolour flags with the sunburst behind.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2699
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the lily and flags from No.2698.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2700
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“I ndíl gcuimne Óglaigh Cathal Ó Monacháin. Donal Sheehan, Con Keating. Twas on Good Friday morning before the break of day, A German who was signaling way out there in the bay, with 10000 rifles already for to hand, but no signal did come from the lonley Banna Strand. And the wild wind sings their requiem on this lonely Banna Strand.” The mural features portraits of Roger Casement and Charlie Monahan. The Banna Strand forms the backdrop and a celtic cross is shown with pikes, the starry plough and Irish tricolour flags and the lark flies above the beach. The mural is surrounded by celtic interlace. Mural painted by Danny Devenny.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2701
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of Charlie Monahan portrait from No.2700. “Charlie Monahan. This mural was sponsored by The Brehan Law Society USA”. Charlie Monahan was from Short Strand and was killed whilst traveling to meet Roger Casement. He is buried in Co. Kerry.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2702
Location:
Mountpottinger Road, Short Strand, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of “Sir Roger Casement” portrait surrounded by celtic interlace stencil. Casement was a former Brtish Diplomat (knighted in 1911) and Irish Revolutionary and was hanged for treason at the age of 51 on 3rd August 1916 in Pentonville Prison. He was captured on Banna Strand on April 21st 1916 after trying to land arms from the German vessel Libau disguised as a Norwegian vessel, Aud Norge. He was repatriated and buried in the Republican plot in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin in 1965.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2703
Location:
Montrose Street South/Albertbridge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“Northern Ireland 1, England 0, Wednesday 7 September 2005. Healy 74 (Windsor Park, Belfast). Att: 14,000. Pride. Passion. Belief”. Image of David Healy’s scoring that goal. Side panel with the NIFA crest “Celebrating 125 Years 1880 – 2005”


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2704
Location:
Montrose Street South/Albertbridge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“We’re Not Brazil, We’re Northern Ireland. “My players are national heroes and have achieved immortality in Northern Ireland folklore”…Lawrie Sanchez, NI Manager. www.ourweecountry.co.uk” with the Ulster flag and the emblem of the East Belfast Historical and Cultural Society. Chaperone panel to No.2703.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2705
Location:
Montrose Street South/Albertbridge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
NIFA crest “Celebrating 125 Years 1880 – 2005” against green background. Side panel to No.2703.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2706
Location:
Lord Street/Albertbridge Road, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“Magnifico Viva Norn Iron. Our Wee Country 3, Espana 2. “Green and White Army” We Believe.” Black lettering on black background celebrating victory over the Spanish in the Euro 2008 qualifiers with a David Healy hat-trick.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2707
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“Ulsters Past Defenders 1920 – 1992” with the crests of the UDR and the “B” Specials. Two portraits described below.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2708
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“U.D.R. Formed in 1970, the Ulster Defence Reg. Was an infrantry regiment of the British army. Intended to carry out security duties in NI. It was later disbanded in 1992. A total of 197 members were killed through the troubles”. Portrait of armed UDR soldier.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2709
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“U.S.C. Formed in 1920, the Ulster Special Constabulary had been set up taking action against the IRA. It was divided into three categories A, B and C specials. Later in 1970, they were disbanded. Then the U.D.R. replaced them”. Armed USC Officer is shown.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2710
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Ulsters Past Defenders” with red hand. Crests of UDR (winged harp and crown) and Ulster “B” Specials 1920 – 1970 (harp, crown and crossed rifles”. Lower plaque reads “This is dedicated to those who served in our conflict, we forget not”.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2711
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Repainted background to UFF mural No.905, Album 27. The yellow background has been painted red.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2712
Location:
Lower Newtonards Road, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the gunman from No.2711.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2713
Location:
Pitt Park, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Brightly coloured scene of rock climbers (road sign pointing to the Mournes), a yellow car, a paint pot full of paintbrushes, a brickwall with graffiti “Pitt Park” and a mobile phone.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2714
Location:
Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural“Martin Hurson, died 13th July 1981”. Small colour portrait on a board fixed to a lamppost under a tricolour flag.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2715
Location:
Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Kevin Lynch, Died 1st August 1981”. Small colour portrait on a board fixed to a lamppost under an H25 flag for the commemorations of the 25th anniversary of the hunger strikes.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2716
Location:
Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralRoad sign graffiti “Londonderry, Magherafelt A6. P.I.R.A”


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2717
Location:
Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Road sign graffiti “A6. Magherafelt 4, Cookstown 14, derry 41” with the London obscured by white paint.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2718
Location:
By Creagh Roundabout, A6, Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Political Policing. Democracy under Attack” board fixed to the back of a roadsign. A PSNI officer in riot gear is shown beside a line of grey PSNI Land Rovers outside Stormont.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2719
Location:
By Creagh Roundabout, A6, Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
'H'-shape montage of the 10 Republican hunger strikers and the 2 hunger strikers from the 1970s against a black background. Two H25 flags and an Irish tricolour fly from the wooden planks attached to the telegraph poles.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2720
Location:
By Creagh Roundabout, A6, Toome, Co. Antrim
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralRoad sign graffiti “derry, Magherafelt” with the London obscured by white paint.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2721
Location:
Eastbound A6, Glenshane Pass, Co. Londonderry
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and white portraits of the ten hunger strikers as part of the 25th anniversary commemorations. Replaces No.2569, Album 73.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2722
Location:
Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Black and white portraits of twelve Republican hunger strikers “Republican Sinn Féin”. Smaller poster advertising “Hunger Strike Commemoration” in Bundoran.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2723
Location:
Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“Stop the Extradition of Sean Garland to Guantanamo Bay” with portrait. Sean Garland, President of the Worker’s Party of Ireland was arrested in Belfast on 7th October 2005.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2724
Location:
Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of colour portrait of “Vol. Kevin Lynch. Died 1st Aug 1981 after 71 days hunger strike”. See also No.303, Album 9, No.1110, Album 33.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2725
Location:
Bleach Green, Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two angled memorials to the hunger strikers for the 25th anniversary.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2726
Location:
Bleach Green, Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“IRSP remembers the H-Block Martyrs 1981 2006” with ten black and white portraits. East facing board.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2727
Location:
Bleach Green, Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“IRSP remembers the H-Block Martyrs 1981 2006” with ten black and white portraits. West facing board.


Album Number:
76
Mural Number:
2728
Location:
Dungiven, Co. Derry.
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
“The Arcade. Kevin Lynch’s h.c.” with colour portrait of a historical hurling figure and crest of Kevin Lynch Hurling Club “Misneach is Dilseacht” (translated as Courage and Loyalty). The pub is a sponsor of the Hurling Club.

 


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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