Mural painting and decoration; Catholic Church; Catholic
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; Great 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; Republican
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...
Mural painting and decoration; Great Britain. 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'.
Mural painting and decoration; 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...
Memorials; Unionist; Loyalist; William III, King of England, 1650-1702; Sixteen ninety, A.D.
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 Sandy Row 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; Ulster Volunteer Force
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...
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....
Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Graffiti; Sixteen ninety, A.D.
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.
Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Graffiti; Ulster Volunteer Force
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, Mount Vernon Park/Gardens, North Belfast, 2008. First World War Memorial Garden; memorial images; 'They mingle not with their laughing comrades again; They sit no more at familiar tables of home; They have no lot in our labour...
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...