CAIN Web Service
A Directory of Murals - Album 83
by Dr Jonathan McCormick

Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2942
Location:
Sloan Street/Tandragee Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Mural of the Lurgan Workhouse with a queue of figures against a building. A view into an upper floor dormitory is shown.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2943
Location:
Sloan Street/Tandragee Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of seated female figures as part of the Lurgan Workhouse mural.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2944
Location:
Sloan Street/Tandragee Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Lurgan Workhouse 1841 – 1929. The Workhouse was opened to house the poor of Lurgan in 1841. In the mid 1840’s, during the famine, there were 405 inmates. This mural is dedicated to all the men, women and children who lived, worked and died here during very harsh times. In 1929, it became Lurgan and Portadown District Hospital. Since 1972, it has been known as Lurgan Hospital".


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2945
Location:
Sloan Street/Tandragee Road, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralThree older men from the Lurgan Workhouse mural.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2946
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan Drive, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Oglach Raymond McCreesh. 1957 – 1981" with portrait of Raymond McCreesh against green rolling hills. The crests of the four provinces of Ireland are shown. An Irish tricolour flies from a flagpole above the mural. A plaque is fixed to the wall below the mural.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2947
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan Drive, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the Raymond McCreesh mural No.2946.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2948
Location:
Taghnevan Drive, Taghnevan Drive, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralSniper at work road sign with Irish tricolour flag. See No.877, Album 26.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2949
Location:
Drumbeg estate, Lurgan
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
'H'-shaped construction of black and white photographs of the ten hunger strikers who died in 1981. Portraits of Francis Stagg and Michael Gaughan are placed above and below the crossbar of the H.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2950
Location:
Montague Street, Corcrain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Mid Ulster Brigade Ulster Volunteer Force. The People’s Army" with UVF and YCV crests on a chaperone panel to a triple panelled main mural showing a UVF gun smuggler, firearm training, the crest of the 36th Ulster Division and "Sir Edward Carson about to address the troops at Portadown Railway Station" and "Lest We Forget"


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2951
Location:
Montague Street, Corcrain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Close-up of the chaperone panel from No.2950. "Mid Ulster Brigade Ulster Volunteer Force. The People’s Army" with UVF and YCV crests in grey. The wall is topped with four Ulster flags.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2952
Location:
Montague Street, Corcrain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of Sir Edward Carson addressing the troops at Portadown Railway Station. Ordered lines of armed men stand for inspection outside the railway station. Close-up of the panel from No.2950.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2953
Location:
Montague Street, Corcrain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Firearms training 1913" black and white mural showing members of the UVF with weapons under instruction. Tents and further personnel are painted in the background. Close-up of the panel from No.2950.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2954
Location:
Montague Street, Corcrain, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Unionist / Loyalist
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"UVF Gun-smuggler 1913" with a saluting member of the UVF beside a motorcar. The crest of the 36th Ulster Division unites this panel with No.2953. Close-up of the panel from No.2950.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2955
Location:
Glandon Gardens/Brownstown Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"George Best 1946 – 2005" showing two colour portraits of George Best, one in a Manchester United shirt, the other in the Northern Ireland strip. The crest of the Irish Football Association, Northern Ireland is central. This replaces mural No.320, Album 10, No.2455, Album 70.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2956
Location:
Glandon Gardens/Brownstown Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of muralClose-up of the mural No.2955.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2957
Location:
Moy Road, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Deteriorated/Faded
Description:
"Republican Prisoners are not criminals. Bring Back Political Status Now. 1981 – 2006" on a background of the Irish tricolour. A prisoner faces prison bars. Blue paint has defaced the text. See also No.2959.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2958
Location:
Callanbridge Park, Callanbridge estate, Armagh, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Callanbridge Park". Colourful children’s mural with sunrise over a hillside scattered with trees and houses beside a river.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2959
Location:
Keady, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Republican Prisoners are not criminals. Bring Back Political Status Now. 1981 – 2006" on a white background. A prisoner faces prison bars. See also No.2957.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2960
Location:
Keady, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Remember the Hunger-Strikers" with black and white photographs of the twelve republican hunger strikers who died in the 1970s and 1980s. An Irish tricolour flies above and a black flag flies from the right hand end of the board.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2961
Location:
Lir Gardens, Keady, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"In Proud and Loving Memory of Vol. Michael McVeery killed on active service on 15th November 1973. Vol. Pearse McElvanna killed on active service on 9th June 1979. South Armagh Brigade Óglaich na hÉireann". Memorial stone with crests of the four provinces of Ireland and silhouettes of two republican volunteers with rifles. An Irish tricolour flies above the stone.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2962
Location:
Skerriff Road, Cullyhanna, Co. Armagh
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
GAA mural showing two Armagh players with stencil surround. The crests of "Eire" and "Ard Mhacha" are shown.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2963
Location:
Skerriff Road, Cullyhanna, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Sad and bitter was the year of 1981" and "Remember the Hunger Strikers 1981 – 2006" with the H25 logo. Ten black and white portraits are shown "Bobby Sands, died 5th May. 66 days", "Francis Hughes, died 12th May, 59 days", "Raymond McCreesh, died 21st May, 61 days", "Patsy O’Hara, died 21st May, 61 days", "Joe McDonnell, died 8th July, 61 days", "Martin Hurson, died 13th July, 46 days", "Kevin Lynch, died 1st August, 71 days", "Kieran Doherty, died 2nd August, 73 days", "Thomas McElwee, died 8th August, 63 days" and "Michael Devine, died 20th August, 60 days".


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2964
Location:
Newry Street, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"H25 1981 – 2006. 1981 - The Five Demands 1) The right to wear our own clothes 2) The right to refrain from prison work 3) The right to free association with fellow prisoners 4) The right to organise recreation and leisure activity – with one letter, parcel and visit allowed per week 5) To have remission lost, as a result of the blanket protest, restored. SF 2006 – The Five Demands 1) The Irish Government should produce a Green Paper on Irish Unity 2) The work of the All Ireland Ministerial Council should be expanded and additional All Ireland Implementation Bodies created 3) Westminster MPs elected in the 6 counties should be accorded speaking rights in the Dail. 4) Voting rights for Presidential elections should be extended to citizens in the six counties 5) The Irish Government should actively engage with the British Government and Unionism to promote and seek support for re-unification. Colour portraits of the hunger strikers and the crest of the four provinces of Ireland are shown. The 2006 demands are printed over a united Ireland in the colours of the Irish tricolour with the lark/barbed wire motif.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2965
Location:
Newry Street, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"H25 1981 – 2006" with a colour H25 logo surrounded by a ring of portraits of the ten hunger strikers. The crests of the four provinces of Ireland are shown. Mural sits above No.2964.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2966
Location:
Ford’s Cross, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
Ten white crosses in a 'H'-shape with black diagonal bands. The memorial stone on the hill with the Irish tricolour remains. A 'H'-shaped and Irish tricolour floral tributes have been left.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2967
Location:
Ford’s Cross, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"These men made the supreme sacrifice for their country by dying on hunger strike from 1917 – 1976. 1917 – Thomas Ashe, 1920 – Michael Fitzgerald, Joseph Murphy, Terence McSwiney, 1923 – Joseph Whitty, Denis Barry, Andy Sullivan, 1940 – Tony Darcy, Sean McNeela, 1946 – Sean McCaughey, 1974 – Michael Gaughan, 1976 – Francis Stagg. "It is not those who can inflict the most, but those that can suffer the most who will conquer." (Terence McSorley)". Close-up of stone memorial placed within the ten white crosses from No.2966.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2968
Location:
Near Silverbridge, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"IRA" huge tricolour lettering on a telegraph pole.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2969
Location:
Near Silverbridge, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"IRA" huge tricolour lettering on a telegraph pole.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2970
Location:
Camlough, Co. Armagh
Type:
Nationalist / Republican
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
thumbnail photo of mural"Beidh bua again go fóll. Keep on marching – don’t give up – Raymond McCreesh 1957 – 1981, age 24. Died after 61 days on hunger strike in H-block Long Kesh 1981" with portrait of a smiling Raymond McCreesh against a view of mountains and loughs. Celtic interlace border with shields of the four provinces of Ireland.


Album Number:
83
Mural Number:
2971
Location:
Parkhead Crescent, Carnagat estate, Newry, Co. Down
Type:
Non-Aligned
Year:
September 2006
Status:
Still exists at location
Description:
"Newry". Colourful children’s mural incorporating everything from angels, cows, boats and Belfast Zoo to Picasso-like faces.

 


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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