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A Directory of Murals - Album 80
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2835
Location:
Rockmount Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Sinn Féin Trade Union Dept. "The cause of Labour is the just cause of Ireland, the cause of Ireland is the cause of Labour" James Connolly 1868 – 1916. For a Democratic Socialist Republic". Portrait of James Connolly with a red border. Background detail shows a banner above a doorway with soldiers in a courtyard. Banner reads "We serve neither King nor Kaiser but Ireland". See also No.207, Album 6, No.422, Album 12, No.843, Album 25, No.1346, Album 39, No.1783, Album 51, No.2817, Album 79.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2836
Location:
Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Colour portraits of the twelve Republican hunger strikers from the 1970s and 1981 arranged in an 'H'-shape, flanked by two flagpoles with the Irish tricolour and the black H25 commemorative flag.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2837
Location:
Shiels Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Is é gáire ár gcuid páistí a bheas mar dhíoltas againn" (Our revenge will be the laughter of our children) with portraits of Patrick Pearse, Winifred Carney, and Bobby Sands. Children are skipping, a hurling match is in progress and two girls are performing Irish dancing. "Cearta Teanga, Cearta Daonne" (Language Rights, Human Rights). Figures are marching with a banner reading "Comhionannas don ghaeilge" (Equality for Gaelic).


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2838
Location:
Shiels Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Stencil "Ogra Poblachtach Sóisiamlach www.rsym.org" (Young Republican Socialists) in red with a central red five-pointed star.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2839
Location:
Shiels Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Poster "For National Liberation and a Socialist Revolution" with balaclava wearing INLA gunman in front of a crowd.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2840
Location:
Shiels Street, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Stand by the Republic. INLA. Join the IRSP" with a hand holding a wrench and the tip of a rifle.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2841
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Girl eating an ice-cream cone wearing a blue coat and a white "Fusco’s ice-cream" beret in front of a street scene with children playing in front of a row of red brick houses.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2842
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Street scene of boys playing cards, a girl pushing a pram, some dogs. A view of the street is shown with a "No Ball Games" sign painted into the scene.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2843
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"I ♥ Falls Road". Red haired boy running down the street with stickers on his jumper and forehead.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2844
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Old woman with dogs passing "McLarnons"


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2845
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Silhouette of figures in front of multi-coloured bricks with some doors and windows painted into the wall.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2846
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Street scene continuing on from No.2845


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2847
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Tuatha Dé Danaan warriors with swords and on horseback. Cycloptic skull wearing horned helmet.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2848
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"The Celtic Football Club 1888" with portrait of Henrik Larsson and trophy with tricolour ribbons at Celtic Park.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2849
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Further images of armored warriors of the Tuatha Dé Danaan. Graffiti reads "UTH Nathan 2006"


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2850
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralSwans taking flight from the Children of Lir.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2851
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Stag with harpist in the background of a woodland scene.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2852
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralDolman against a sunrise background.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2853
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Swan stylized into celtic interlace. "Painted by Ryan, Danny, Chaz, Courtney, Kevin, Courtney, John, Jason, Conor".


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2854
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Fairy rising out of pond covered in lily pads.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2855
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Failté dtí Bothar na bhFál" (Welcome to Falls Road) with a complex celtic design, dolman and a cross.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2856
Location:
Between Ross Street/Falls Road, Falls, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of celtic animal design from No.2855.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2857
Location:
Cupar Way, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"We’re raising our hands and lifting them to you. God Hear Our Prayers" with a woman raising her arms and rays of light against a blue background.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2858
Location:
Disraeli Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralNewly repainted Brian Robinson memorial. Portrait of Brian Robinson against a sunset background over the hills. A grey UVF headstone with a red hand and text "1st Batt B Coy. Vol. Brian Robinson killed in action 2nd Sept 1989. For his country and people, he took up the gun. A volunteer to the end and a true Ulster son robbed of his life’s blood in Sept 89 but the name Brian Robinson will live for all time". UVF and PAF poppy wreathes and YCV and UVF flags flank the headstone. "1st Batt B-Coy". See also No.261, Album 8. From Sutton, Brian Robinson was shot and killed at the age of 27 years by the undercover members of the British Army following a gun attack on pedestrians shopping at the Ardoyne shops on the Crumlin Road.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2859
Location:
Disraeli Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the portrait of Brian Robinson from No.2858.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2860
Location:
Disraeli Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralPennant banner "1914 – 1918 with the crest of the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles, Young Citizens Volunteers". Banner sponsored by First & Last, Comber.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2861
Location:
Disraeli Street, Shankill, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
View of bunting and multiple pennant banners.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2862
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"I ndíl Gcuímhne aoglach Sean McCaughey. Gaelgoir agus muinteior. Fuair sé Bás ar son saoirse na h-Éireann". (In loving memory of volunteer Sean McCaughey. Irish speaker and teacher. He died for the sake of Irish freedom). Sean McCaughey was sentenced to death for unlawful imprisonment and assault of Stephen Hayes, former IRA Chief-of-Staff, although his sentence was commuted to life. He started his strike in Portlaoise on 19 April 1946 and after 16 days, this became a hunger and water strike and he died 11 May 1946 on the 23rd day of his strike. Replaces No.1021, Album 30.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2863
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"H 25 1981 – 2006. Ardoyne, Bone, Ligoniel. 80/81 Commemoration Committee. Remember the Hunger Strike". Black and white mural with splashes of colour. Details of mural composition described below. Replaces No.1020, Album 30.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2864
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of a Republican firing party at a Republican funeral from No.2863. A coffin is draped in the Irish tricolour and the volunteers black gloves and beret. Gerry Adams wearing a duffel coat follows behind the coffin.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2865
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of balaclava-wearing republican rioter throwing a petrol bomb from No.2863.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2866
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the H25 logo from No.2863.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2867
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of RUC officers with riot shields beside British Army armoured vehicles from No.2863.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2868
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of four women holding placards of hunger strikers Martin Hurson, Tom McElwee, Kieran Doherty and Joe McDonnell outside a Polling Station from No.2863.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2869
Location:
Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of three Armagh women prisoners on the blanket from No.2863.


Album Number:
80
Mural Number:
2870
Location:
Glenbryn Park, Glenbryn, Belfast
Type:
Not Applicable
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Not Applicable
Description:
Graffiti "No Pope in Rome"

 


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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