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Photographs of Northern Ireland and the Conflict
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There are links below to photographs that show scenes of Northern Ireland and depictions of the conflict. The copyright of these photographs remains with the © photographers. Users may make a single copy for private study. Anyone wishing to reproduce the photographs commercially, or at a web site, will have to obtain the permission of the photographer and should first contact CAIN. See also the CAIN note on copyright.

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Photographs

Photographers ... Places (by County and city) ... Subjects ... Events


Photograph Collections - People who have contributed a series of photographs to CAIN

Photographs of the British Army in Belfast during 1986 Paul Crispin
Photographs of the British Army in Belfast during 1986
Dr Neil Jarman
Parades, marches, bands and banners
Barney McMonagle
Photographs of 'Free Derry'
Dr Jonathan McCormick
Political wall murals
Eamon Melaugh
The photographs include: street scenes; the British Army; Republican paramilitaries; civil rights protests; parades; riot scenes; 'Bloody Sunday'; and children and the conflict. The initial set of images consists of 350 photographs.
Dr Martin Melaugh
Photographs taken on behalf of CAIN (mainly those under 'places' below)
Physical memorials to people killed
Peter Moloney
Political Ephemera Collection: badges, banners, murals, postcards, posters, lapel stickers, etc.
Brendan Murphy
Photographs from the book:
Murphy, Brendan., and Kelters, Seamus. (2003). 'Eyewitness: Four Decades of Northern Life. Dublin: The O'Brien Press.
Frankie Quinn
Photographs of Belfast including the 'peacelines', Short Strand, and Interface areas.
Dr Bill Rolston
Political wall murals
William L. Rukeyser
Photographs of 'Bloody Sunday' in Derry (30 January 1972)
Elisabetta Viggiani
Series of 444 photographs of physical memorials in Belfast (2006)


Places

Belfast City

City - views of the city
| City Hall (2) | City Hall (3) | Donegall Place | Linen Hall Library | Technical College | Great Victoria Street | Opera House | Europa Hotel (1) | Europa Hotel (2) | Crown Bar | CRC Information Centre | Ulster Hall | Broadcasting House (BBC Headquarters) | Royal Avenue | High Street | Cornmarket (1) | Cornmarket (2) | Anne Street | Arthur Street |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
| City Hall (1) |

Falls Road area of west Belfast
Falls Road area including the 'peace line' ... thumbnail images
Cupar Street (1) | Cupar Street (2) | Cupar Street (3) | Cupar Street (4) | Cupar Street (5) | Bombay Street (1) | Bombay Street (2) | Bombay Street (3) | Bombay Street (4) | Bombay Street (5) | Bombay Street (6) | Bombay Street (7) | Falls Road (1) | Falls Road Mural (1) | Springfield Road (1) | Cupar Street (6) |
Murals in Belfast
Loyalist Murals ... thumbnail images
Loyalist Mural (2) | Loyalist Mural (3) | Loyalist Mural (4) | Loyalist Mural (5) | Loyalist Mural (6) | Loyalist Mural (7) | Loyalist Mural (8) | Loyalist Mural (9) | Loyalist Mural (10) | Loyalist Mural (11) | Loyalist Mural (12) |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
Loyalist Mural (1) |

'Peace line' - photographs of the 'peace line' ... thumbnail images
Lanark (1) | Lanark (2) | Lanark (3) | Gate (1) | Gate (2) | Peace line (1) | Peace line (2) | Peace line (3) | Peace line (4) | Peace line (5) | Peace line (6) | Peace line (7) | Peace line (8) | Peace line (9) | Peace line (10) | Peace line (11) | Peace line (12) | Peace line (13) | Peace line (14) | (see also: Falls Road area)
'Peace line' - views of the 'peace line'
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
Lanark Way (1) | Lanark Way (2) | Lanark Way (3) | Lanark Way (4) | Clonard area |

'Peace line' - views close to the 'peace line'
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
Springfield Road | Destroyed homes at Clifton Park Avenue | Destroyed homes at Clifton Park Avenue |

Shankill Road area of west Belfast
Shankill Road area including Loyalist murals ... thumbnail images
Shankill Road (1) | Shankill Mural (1) | Shankill Mural (2) | Shankill Mural (3) | Shankill Mural (4) | Shankill Mural (5) | Shankill Mural (6) | Shankill Mural (7) | Shankill Mural (8) | Shankill Mural (9) | Shankill Mural (10) | Shankill Mural (11) | Shankill Mural (12) | Shankill Mural (13) | Shankill Mural (14) |
Stormont Building - views of the parliament buildings, Belfast
Stormont (1) | Stormont (2) | Stormont (3) | Stormont (4) | Stormont (5) | Stormont (6) | Stormont (7) | Stormont (8) |


County Antrim

Ballintoy, County Antrim
Ballintoy Church (01) | Ballintoy Church (02) | Ballintoy Church (03) | Ballintoy Church (04) |
Ballintoy Harbour (01) | Ballintoy Harbour (02) | Ballintoy Harbour (03) | Ballintoy Harbour (04) |
Ballintoy Coastline (01) | Ballintoy Coastline (02) | Ballintoy Coastline (03) |
Ballycastle, County Antrim
Ballycastle sea front
    Corrymeela, Ballycastle, County Antrim
    Welcome sign at Corrymeela | Welcome sign at Corrymeela | Corrymeela Centre |
    Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
    Road sign to Corrymeela

Ballymena, County Antrim
Road sign at Ballymena
    Harryville, Ballymena, County Antrim
    Catholic Church at Harryville (1) | Catholic Church at Harryville (2) | Parochial house at Harryville |
Low quality photographs
    Road sign to Harryville | Parochial house | Catholic Church at Harryville

Causeway Coast, County Antrim
    Recent photographs of the Giant's Causeway
... older photographs - thumbnail images
Giant's Causeway (1) | Giant's Causeway (2) | Giant's Causeway (3) | Giant's Causeway (4) | Giant's Causeway (5) | Giant's Causeway (6) | Giant's Causeway (7) | Giant's Causeway (8) | Giant's Causeway (9) | Stones at Giant's Causeway (1) | Stones at Giant's Causeway (2) |
Cushendal, County Antrim
Cushendal village
Cushendun, County Antrim
Cushendun Village (01) | Cushendun Village (02) | Cushendun Village (05) | Cushendun Village (06) | Cushendun Standing Stones (07) | Cushendun Boats (01) |
Dunloy, County Antrim
Road sign at Dunloy | Orange Hall at Dunloy | Graffiti on wall of Dunloy Orange Hall | Dunloy Orange Hall | Graffiti on door of Dunloy Orange Hall | Village of Dunloy | Village of Dunloy (2) | Presbyterian Church in Dunloy village |
Portbradden, County Antrim
Portbradden (01) | Portbradden (02) | Gobban's Church (03) |
Portrush
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
Portrush


County Armagh

Armagh City
| Armagh City | Catholic Cathedral (1) | Catholic Cathedral (2) | Catholic Cathedral (3) | Protestant Cathedral (1) | Protestant Cathedral (2) | Vicar's Hill | Court House | QUB Campus | RIF Memorial | War Memorial (1) | War Memorial (2) |
Camlough Village, County Armagh
| Camlough Village (1) | Camlough Hunger Strike Memorial (2) | Camlough Hunger Strike Memorial (3) | Security Watchtower at Camlough (3) | Security Watchtower at Sturgan Mountain (4) |
Crossmaglen Village, County Armagh
| Crossmaglen Village (1) | Security Watchtower at Crossmaglen (2) | Crossmaglen Republican Memorial (1) | Mural: 'Barrack-buster' | Mural: 'Demilitarisation' | Mural: 'Talk / Fight' |
Crossmaglen Hunger Strike Memorial (1) | Crossmaglen Hunger Strike Memorial (4) | Crossmaglen Hunger Strike Memorial (5) | Crossmaglen Hunger Strike Memorial (6) |
Portadown, County Armagh ... thumbnail images
    Drumcree Church, Portadown, County Armagh
    Drumcree (1) | Drumcree (2) | Drumcree (3) | Drumcree (4) | Drumcree (5) |
    Garvaghy Road, Portadown, County Armagh
    Garvaghy Road (1) | Garvaghy Road (2) | Garvaghy Road (3) |


County Derry

Coleraine, County Derry
The Diamond
    University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus, Coleraine
    Central Building
Claudy, County Derry
Claudy Memorial (1)
Greeysteel, County Derry
Memorial to Greysteel victims | The Rising Sun bar, Greysteel
Limavady
Scroggy Road | Catholic Church of Christ the King | First Limavady Presbyterian Church
Sign at Limavady United Football Club | Rugby Game (1) | Rugby Game (2) |
Portstewart
The Promenade | Portstewart Strand |


County Down


County Fermanagh

Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
War Memorial, Enniskillen
Irvinestown, County Fermanagh
Irvinestown main street


County Tyrone

Omagh
Omagh (1) view of High Street | Omagh (2) view of site of bomb | Omagh (3) view of site of bomb | Omagh (4) flowers at bomb site |
Teebane Memorial
Teebane Memorial (1) |


Derry City

Aberfoyle House - base for CAIN Project
| Aberfoyle House (1) |
Bogside
| View of Bogside (1) | View of Bogside (2) | View of Bogside (3) | View of Bogside (4) | View of Bogside (5) | Free Derry Corner (1) | Westland Street (1) | Bloody Sunday Memorial (1) | Bloody Sunday Memorial (2) | Bloody Sunday Memorial (3) | Long Tower Church |
| Mural: 'No Consent' (1) | Mural: 'No Consent' (2) | Mural: '68-96' |
| Street Art: Inquiry | Sign of Support (1) |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
| Mural: 'Bloody Sunday (3)' |

Bogside Artists - the murals
| Mural: 'Battle of Bogside' | Mural: 'Bernadette Devlin' | Mural: 'Bloody Sunday (1)' | Mural: 'Bloody Sunday (2)' | Mural: 'Annette McGavigan' | Mural: 'Hunger Strike' | Mural: 'Rioter' | Mural: 'Operation Motorman' |
| Street Art: 'Bloody Sunday (4)' |
See also information on The Bogside Artists and recent photographs of the murals and their street context
Brandywell
City - views of the city
| View of Derry (1) | View of Derry (2) | View of Derry (3) | View of Derry (4) | View of Derry (5) | View of Derry (6) | View of Derry (7) | View of Derry (8) | View of Derry (9) | View of Derry (10) | View of Derry (11) |
City - views of the city by night
| Derry by Night (1) | Derry by Night (2) | Derry by Night (3) | Derry by Night (4) | Derry by Night (5) | Derry by Night (6) | Shipquay Street by Night (2) |
City centre - the city walls
| Butcher Gate (1) | Butcher Gate (2) | Ferry Quay Gate (1) | Bishop's Gate (1) |
Magazine Gate (1) | Magazine Gate (2) | Plinth (1) |
Cannon (1) | Cannon (2) | Cannon (3) | Cannon (4) | Guildhall and Cannon (2) | Guildhall and Cannon (3) | Guildhall and Cannon (4) |
Sign on Walls (1) | Sign on Walls (2) |
British Army Watch Tower (1) |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
Walls and Guildhall | Looking up Magazine Street | British Army barrier on Walls at Butchers' Gate | Butchers' Gate with Bogside beyond |

City centre - city within the walls
| Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall (0152) | Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall | O'Doherty's Tower | Artillery Street (1) | Shipquay Street (1) | St Columb's Cathedral (1) | St Columb's Cathedral (2) | Union Hall Place (2) |
City centre - city centre outside the walls
| 'Hands Across the Divide', statues near Craigavon Bridge (14 new photographs) | Statues, near Craigavon Bridge (11 older photographs) |
| Carlisle Road (1) | Guild Hall (1) | Guild Hall (2) | RUC Station (1) | Statues at Waterloo Place (1) | Jail (1) | Cannon Shipquay Place (1) | Guildhall and Cannon (1) |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
| Craft centre, Shipquay Street | Statues, near Craigavon Bridge | Guildhall, Guildhall Square | Derry City Council offices |

Fountain Estate
| Hawkin Street (1) | 'Peace Line' (1) |
Low quality photographs - awaiting replacement
| New housing and Protestant Cathedral | 'Peace Wall' at Fountain Estate | Street of terrace housing | UDA mural |

Rosemount
River Foyle
Photographs of the Peace Bridge
Waterside
| View of Derry (2) | View of Derry (6) |
Bond's Street area of the Waterside
Loyalist murals ... thumbnail images
| Mural: Apprentice Boys | Mural: President Buchanan | Mural: Eddie | Mural: Flags and symbols | Mural: LPOW | Mural: Cecil McKnight | Mural: The Mountjoy | Mural: The Queen | Mural: UDA | Mural: UDA |
| Mural: Bond's Street (1) | Mural: Bond's Street (2) | Mural: Bond's Street (3) | Mural: Bond's Street (4) |
University of Ulster at Magee
| View of Magee Campus (1) | View of Magee Campus (2) | View of Magee Campus (3) |

See also: Black and white photographs of Derry 1968-1974 by Eamon Melaugh


Subjects

'Battle of the Bogside' 12 - 14 August 1969
    n.a. (1969?) Battle of Bogside, [booklet of photographs].
'Bloody Sunday' 30 January 1972
    Photographs related to 'Bloody Sunday'
Bogside Artists
    Photographs of the murals painted by the Bogside Artists
British Army
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh of the Army in Derry 1969-1974
    Photographs by Paul Crispin of the Army in Belfast 1986
Children
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh
Civil Rights Campaign 1968 - 1978
    The booklet "We Shall Overcome" contains 24 black and white photographs.
'Free Derry' 1968 - 1971
    The extract from the book 'No Go, A Photographic Record of Free Derry' contains 12 black and white photographs.
Derry (1899 - 1999)
    The extract from the book '100 Years of Derry' contains 9 black and white photographs.
    Photographs of Derry 1968-1974 by Eamon Melaugh
The Human Fact of Conflict
    Photographs of those killed (currently 1,434 images)
Internment 9 August 1971 - 5 December 1975
    The book 'Internment' contains 16 black and white photographs.
Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Derry 1970 - 1974
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh
Memorials
    Photographs of physical memorials by Martin Melaugh (currently 1560 images)
    Information, and a series of 444 photographs, by Elisabetta Viggiani of physical memorials in Belfast (2006)
Parades, marches, bands and banners
    Photographs taken by Neil Jarman
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh
    Photographs of the Apprentice Boys of Derry 'Lundy Parade', 1 December 2007
Peacelines
    Photographs by Frankie Quinn
Peace Bridge, Derry
    Photographs of the Peace Bridge
People's Democracy March 1 January 1969 - 4 January 1969
    The booklet 'Burntollet' contains 29 black and white photographs.
Political Posters
    The section on posters contains photographs of examples of political posters from the past 30 years
Political Wall Murals
    Extracts and photographs from a number of books on murals
Protests and Demonstrations
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh
Referendum on 'The Agreement' 22 May 1998
    Government Referendum Poster, Belfast | Part of the 'Yes' Campaign, Belfast | Part of the 'Yes' Campaign, Belfast |
Riots
    Photographs by Eamon Melaugh
Symbols in Northern Ireland
The section on symbols contains photographs and other images


Events

Photographs of the Apprentice Boys of Derry 'Lundy Parade', 1 December 2007

Photographs of the ('final') 2011 Bloody Sunday Commemoration March, Sunday 30 January 2011.

 

UU ARK CAIN INCORE Events

Photographs taken at CAIN Seminar Series on Victims, Survivors and Commemoration, 2007-2010.

Photographs of INCORE Public Lecture, 'Commemoration and Conflict', 24 March 2011, and Roundtable, 25 March 2011.

 


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