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A Directory of Murals - Album 79
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2799
Location:
Northumberland Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Agents Exposed. Shoot-to-Kill. Spying. Cover-ups. Collusion. Plastic Bullets. Sectarian Policing. End Political Policing. Poisoning Peace Process" with police officer wearing a riot helmet with raised visor. Board with black and red text.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2800
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Manchester Martyrs. Bring Them Home To Irish Soil. God Save Ireland!" Portraits of William O’Mera Allen, Michael Larkin and William O’Brien with a winged harp within a shamrock outline against a purple background with a white celtic interlace border. These three men were publicly hanged in Manchester in 1867 for their involvement in the prison break of Colonel Kelly and Captain Deasy in which a policeman Sergeant Brett was killed. The rescue inspired the song "God Save Ireland".


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2801
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"National Hunger Strike March & Rally, 13th Aug, Assemble 1pm, Dunville Park, Rally 3pm Casement Park". Image of a bearded blanketman over the silhouettes of the watchtowers and fencing of Long Kesh. The entwined H25 logo and the silhouette of a lark is also shown.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2802
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the H25 logo from No.2801.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2803
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"No Imperialist Intervention in Iran" with a female figure in profile against the background of the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran. A bearded figure holds a T-shirt aloft with two falling bombs labeled "USA" and "CIA". A placard is held up reading "US Bombs Will Kill Any Possibility Of Regime Change In Iran".


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2804
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the female figure wearing a blue hijab.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2805
Location:
Divis Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Councillor Liam MacCarthy. Ireland’s Forgotten Son. Gael. Patriot". A portrait of Liam MacCarthy is shown along with a crest, a hurling match and the MacCarthy Perpetual Challenge Cup presented to the winner of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship. MacCarthy was born in London in 1853 and was a London city councillor for Peckham and promoted Irish sporting activities.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2806
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Éirí amach na cásca 1916" (Easter Rising 1916) with a young volunteer holding a rifle with a bayonet in front of the GPO in Dublin. The four provinces of Ireland are represented in four circular panels and a lily. The plaque remains unchanged (see No 2807). This replaces No.42, Album 2 and No.1959, Album 56.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2807
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the volunteer and the Roll of Honour for volunteers who died in the 1970s. The infamous "RPG Avenue" is fixed to the wall below the Beechmount Avenue street sign.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2808
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralMosaic portraits of the ten Republican hunger strikers from the 1981 and the two men who died on hunger strikes in the 1970s arranged in a circle. A mosaic representation of the entwined H25 symbol is in the center of the circle.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2809
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Boycott Assrealy Goods. Boycott M’s. Not so sexy now it’s genocide" Anti-Israeli graffiti in light of the Israeli invasion of South Lebanon in 2006.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2810
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Colourful spiral tree against a sunset background. Within the branches are circular paintings of local scenes. A scroll is painted on the right hand side.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2811
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the left hand circular panels from No.2810 including "St. Mary’s PS", "St Paul’s", "Jack Garland, Featherweight Champion Ireland", "The beehive", "Shor-Iris/Cavendish St." and "Patsy Craword, Gas Lamp Lighter"


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2812
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the right hand circular panels from No.2810 including "Cinema", "McLeady’s", "Bakery", "Broadway Church", "St. Dominic’s Girl’s" and "Mr. Smyth, Shoemakers".


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2813
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Extensive new Republican memorial garden. Wrought iron gates flanked by sunrise wrought iron railings and shields of the four provinces of Ireland. A tricolour flies from a flag post on the right hand side.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2814
Location:
Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the text panels from the memorial wall from No.2813 flanked by two bowed republican volunteers.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2815
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Cairn Cunningham RIRA Tout". In the background is a mural of a woman stroking the forehead of an intubated and ventilated infant in a paediatric intensive care unit. A teddy bear is cradled in their arms. "Joyriding. Where’s the Joy? The baby survived, his Mummy and Daddy didn’t. In memory of Rossa Quigley". Rossa Quigley was killed when hit by a car on the Cliftonville Road in April 2003. Malachy Delaney from the Whiterock area was jailed for 6 years for causing death by dangerous driving.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2816
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralYellow mural with red stars and six stencil portraits from left to right, Seamus Costello, Gino Gallagher, Che Guevara, Patsy O’ Hara, Miriam Daly and James Connolly. With thanks to Coiste and Teach Na Failte.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2817
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
James Connolly stencil from No.2816. See also No.207, Album 6, No.422, Album 12, No.843, Album 25, No.1346, Album 39, No.1783, Album 51.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2818
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Miriam Daly portrait from No.2816. Miriam Daly was an IRSP member who was found shot dead by her daughter at her home in Andersonstown, Belfast on 26th June 1980. She is buried in Swords, Dublin. See also No.364, Album 11.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2819
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Patsy O’ Hara stencil from No.2816. See also No.2764 and No.2772 Album 78, No.2696, Album 76, No.1107, Album 33, No.2657, Album 75.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2820
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralChe Guevara stencil from No.2816. See also No.2551, Album 72, No.1051, Album 31, No 1991, Album 57 and No.2018, Album 58.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2821
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of Gino Gallagher (33), former chief of staff of the INLA who was shot and killed in the DHSS waiting for his unemployment benefit on 30th January 1996 during internal INLA feuding.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2822
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Portrait of Seamus Costello from No.2816. Seamus Costello (38) was a founding member of the IRSP and INLA and was shot in Northbrook Avenue, North Strand, Dublin by the OIRA on 5th October 1977. He had been in the OIRA in his youth in the border campaigns.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2823
Location:
Springfield Road, Ballymurphy Road, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural'H' shaped board with portraits of the twelve republican hunger strikers from the 1970s – 1980s. Two Republican volunteers wear berets and fire pistols. Three black H25 flags fly from flagpoles. Green, white and gold kerbing and a lamp post also shown.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2824
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"IRSP. INLA Kevin Lynch" with a circular portrait of Kevin Lynch. A red star against a yellow background is also shown. Third of three commemorative portraits to commemorate the 25th anniversaries of the three INLA volunteers who died in the 1981 hunger strikes. See also No.909, Album 9, No.1110, Album 33, No.2715, Album 76, No.2761, Album 77, No.2775, Album 78.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2825
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the portrait of Kevin Lynch from No.2824.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2826
Location:
Off Divismore Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Elaborate colourful celtic designs with a central phoenix rising from the flames typical of Mo Chara artwork.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2827
Location:
Off Divismore Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the celtic panels from No.2826.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2828
Location:
Off Divismore Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Star Wars mural showing Darth Vader, Yoda and Darth Maul with light sabers raised.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2829
Location:
Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Streetreach ‘06" with the cross and open palms.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2830
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralGraffiti "Burn in Hell Israel". Anti-Israeli graffiti in light of the Israeli invasion of South Lebanon in 2006.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2831
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Fuck Israil" sprayed on to railings. Anti-Israeli graffiti in light of the Israeli invasion of South Lebanon in 2006.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2832
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"CCYC" with boxers, a footballer and netball player.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2833
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Two figures and a hillside scene. The figures are in the same style as No.2165, Album 62.


Album Number:
79
Mural Number:
2834
Location:
Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "Israel. Fuck you!" Anti-Israeli graffiti in light of the Israeli invasion of South Lebanon in 2006.

 


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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