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  • All fields: 1989
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    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sands, Bobby, -1981
    • Republican mural, Shaws Road, West Belfast, 1989. 'The Right Honourable Bobby Sands MP MURDERED By His Fellow Members of Government. Reference to Bobby Sands, elected to British Parliament 1981, died on Hunger Strike.


    • 1985
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Lower Falls, West Belfast, 1989. 'Fiche Blian - Ar Aghaidh Chun Bua/ Twenty Years - Onward to Victory'. 20 years refers to the start of the Troubles in 1969.


    • 1987
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Bradford, Robert, 1941-1981
    • Loyalist mural, Donegall Pass, South Belfast, 1989. Mural commemorates Rev Robert Bradford, local Unionist MP, killed by the IRA in 1981. Cannon and cannon balls symbolise siege of Derry and role of Apprentice Boys; Union Jacks and Northern Ireland...


    • 1987
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sinn Féin; Censorship
    • Republican mural, Springhill Avenue/Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Map of Ireland, with Sinn Féin symbol; 'Britain Ignores the Force of Argument Censored'; in 1988 the British Government banned British news organisations from...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Hunger strikes; H-Blocks
    • Republican mural, Rockmore Rd., Falls Rd., West Belfast, 1989. 'Blessed are those who hunger for justice', Biblical quote; depiction of H-Block, Virgin Mary and Hunger Striker in prison bed telling the rosary; mural has been paintbombed extensively.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Violence
    • Republican Mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1989. One of series of images representing colonial violence in Ireland; here colonial soldiers carrying sword and halbert and bearing (anachronistically) Northern Irish flag) torture prisoner. A...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Censorship
    • Republican mural, Springhill Avenue/Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Map of Ireland, with Sinn Féin symbol; 'Britain Ignores the Force of Argument Censored'; in 1988 the British Government banned British news organisations from...


    • 1989
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    • Graffiti; Republican
    • Republican graffiti, Springhill Crescent, Ballymurphy, 1989. Slogan addressed to local regiment of British Army stationed in area at the time.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Graffiti; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. 'PIRA Fuck Mo.J C'Ville Celtic FC'. Provisional IRA; graffti against Maurice Johnson, Catholic who signed for Glasgow Rangers F.C., traditionally a Protestant club, after...


    • 1989
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    • Street signs; Nationalist; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican street sign, Rockdale Street, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1989. 'Rockdale St. Sraid Dhaile na Carraige'; Gaelic and English street name. Gaelic language revival in Northern Ireland began in West Belfast.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Nationalist; Gaelic mythology
    • Nationalist mural, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Unfinished nationalist mural, Gaelic mythological theme; local kid.


    • 1989
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    • Street Signs; Republican; Sinn Féin
    • Republican street signs, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1989. Posters advertising Troops Out march, August 1989 (anniversary of internment commemoration), speaker SF President Gerry Adams; 'Sasain Amach' (Gaelic- Brits Out). Map of Ireland - 'Censored';...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican murals, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Series of murals on right; dereliction and half-demolished houses of Springhill estate on left.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Violence
    • Republican Mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1989. Second of series of images representing colonial violence in Ireland; here colonial Royal Ulster Constabulary policeman beats prisoners, while British troops place other victims on the start...


    • 1989
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    • Street Signs; Republican
    • Republican street sign, Beechmount Avenue, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1989. Original street sign replaced by 'RPG Avenue'; Rocket Propelled Grenade attack was launched from this street on British forces.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sinn Féin; Elections
    • Republican election mural, Beechmount Avenue, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1989. Mural and posters for Danny Morrison, Sinn Féin candidate in 1989 Election to European Parliament.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sinn Féin; Censorship
    • Republican mural, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Local election mural; motif taken from Paris '68; Irish Republican gagged by Britain; when gag removed talks peace. In 1988 the British Government banned British news...


    • 1989
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    • 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.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Prisons; Hunger strikes
    • Republican Mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1989. Mural sets out 'The Five Just Demands' of the prison protest which led to the Blanket Protest and ultimately the Hunger Strike of 1981. '1. The Right to Wear their Own Clothes. 2. The Right...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Street, West Belfast, 1989. Left, Irish Tricolour, 'IRA', 'Tiocfaidh ár lá'; centre, fists bound together with barbed wire against Irish Tricolour; right, names of seven Hunger Strikers 'Kieran Doherty; Joe McDonnell;...

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