Catholic mural, Upper Meadow Street/New Lodge Road,New Lodge, North Belfast, 1988. Mural depicts Catholic imagery - Lamb of God, Cross, Holy Spirit in the form of a dove; local children.
Flags; Ulster; Britain; Israel
Flags on the Shankill Road, West Belfast. From left, the Northern Irish flag (Red Cross on white background, Red hand of Ulster centre, with Union Jack, top left corner; Union Jacks; Israeli flag - some Loyalists identify with Israel's position as...
Graffiti; Sinn Féin; Republicans
Graffiti, Islandbawn St., Beechmount, West Belfast. Graffiti originally read 'No Votes for Sinn Féin Traitors' - altered to read 'Vote for Sinn Féin'.
Graffiti; Peace Line
Graffiti, Peace Line, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. Graffiti here is mixed - 'UVF' - Ulster Volunteer Force; 'NF' (National Front - a British fascist organisation); 'UTH' - Up the Hibernians, pro-Nationalist slogan; 'ANF' - anti-National...
Murals; British Army; Graffiti
Graffiti, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. British soldiers, from regiment stationed in area at the time - 2nd Royal Anglian - graffiti on wall in staunchly Republican area.
Graffiti, Unity Flats, Belfast City Centre, 1983. Centre-left, background, symbol of Anti-Nazi League, anti-Fascist organisation in Britain in the 1970s and 80s; centre right, illegible/incomplete - '?We Are the Enemy... Nazi'.
Murals; Loyalist; Ulster Young Militants; Emblems; Banners; Flags
Loyalist Arch, North Queen Street, Belfast, 2000. Ulster Young Militants emblem - tiger with rifles, centre (area is Tigers Bay) along with flags of Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland; far left, Ulster Volunteer Force insignia; far...
Memorial; Unionist; Loyalist; King William of Orange; 1690
Loyalist Arch, Sandy Row, East Belfast, 1984. Arch commemorates Battle of Boyne, 1690 and signing of Ulster Covenant, 1912. Top of arch: figure of William of Orange on white charger; top left, 'Aughrim', top right, 'Boyne'; centre 'Sandy Row...
Loyalist artwork, Sandy Row, South Belfast, 2010. Commemoration of UVF 1912; stones preserved and mounted - from adjoining bakery where UVF trained in 1912; on wall of SandyRow Community Centre.
Loyalist graffiti, Benturb St., The Village, South Belfast, 2010. As part of the 'regeneration' of local communities, specific types of graffiti have been erased (though often not for long) - usually by orfder of local paramilitary groups.
Loyalist Graffiti, Kennedy St., Derry. 'PSNI Out Rangers Football Club'. PSNI - Police Service Northern Ireland
Graffiti; Loyalist; Peace Line; UVF
Loyalist graffiti, Peace Line, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. 'UVF Kill All Taigs' - Ulster Volunteer Force; 'Taig' is a derogatory reference to Catholics. The Peace Lines are mostly made of concrete and steel walls up to 25 feet high, topped...
Graffiti; Loyalist; Peace Line
Loyalist graffiti, Peace Line, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. 'UVF' - Ulster Volunteer Force; 'FTP' - Fuck the Pope; 'Fuck Taigs' - Taig is derogatory reference to Catholic; 'Fuck IRA UDA Rules UVF'. The Peace Lines are mostly made of brick...
Graffiti; Loyalist; Michael Stone; Milltown Cemetery
Loyalist graffiti, Sandy Row, South Belfast, 1988. Graffiti salutes Michael Stone, a Loyalist paramilitary who attacked Sinn Féin funeral of IRA Volunteers killed in Gibraltar at Milltown Cemetery in 1988; Stone killed three and injured sixty....
Murals; Loyalist; Graffiti; 1690
Loyalist graffiti, Shankill Road, Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. 'F.T.P Rem 1690'. 'F.T.P.' is an acronym - Fuck the Pope; 'Rem. 1690' is a reference to the Battle of the Boyne, 1690.
Murals; Loyalist; Graffiti; UVF
Loyalist graffiti, Shankill Road, Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. 'Support the U.V.F.' - Ulster Volunteer Force.
Loyalist graffiti, Tavanagh Street, The Village, South Belfast, 2010. 'UVF' - Ulster Volunteer Force.
Loyalist memorial, Newtownards Rd., East Belfast, 2003. James McCurrie/Robert Neill Memorial Garden; memorial stone commemorates James McCurrie and Robert Neill, killed in significant event in early Troubles - June 1970. '27th/28th June 1970 That...
Loyalist; Murals; Memorial
Loyalist mural and memorial garden, Moltke St., The Village, South Belfast, 2000. Renovated mural depicts the Ulster Tower, built at Thiepval, France, to commemorate the dead of the 36th (Ulster) division at the Somme. Insignia - UVF (left) and YCV...