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    • 1980
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Dirty Protest
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1980. Graffiti refers to first Hunger Strike in 1980. The protest was called off on December 18 after 53 days; the collapse of the deal led to the second Hunger Strike of 1981. 'God Save Ireland',...


    • 1980
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    • Graffiti; Republican; H-Blocks; Hunger strikes
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1980. Graffiti refers to the first Republican Hunger Strike in 1980. The protest was called off on December 18 after 53 days; the collapse of the deal led to the second Hunger Strike of 1981. 'H-Block...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, Beechmount, West Belfast, 1981. The conveyor belt of justice; long mural - Republican representation of British justice system; mural continues with prisoner being loaded onto conveyor belt of justice - first...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, Beechmount, West Belfast, 1981. The conveyor belt of justice; long mural - Republican representation of British justice system; mural continues left with colonial soldier on horseback - passing on to soldier...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sands, Bobby, -1981
    • Republican mural, Shaws Road, West Belfast, 1981.Mural protesting death of Bobby Sands, first Hunger Striker to die. 'The Lark and the Freedom Fighter' (title of collection of Sands' writings from prison). Quotation from text: 'I have the spirit of...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Sands, Bobby, -1981; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Shaws Road, West Belfast, 1981. Left of mural: slogan protesting death of Bobby Sands, first Hunger Striker to die. 'The Right Honourable Bobby Sands Esq MP Murdered by his Fellow Members of H[er].M[ajesty's].Govt'; Bobby Sands...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; H-Blocks; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Andersonstown Road, West Belfast, 1981. Left: the lark in barbed wire ('The Lark and the Freedom Fighter' is the title of a collection of Bobby Sands' writings from prison), surrounded by emblems of four ancient provinces of...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1981. First half of long Hunger-Strike slogan: 'Give Them Their Rights Not [Their Last Rights'] (sic).


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Siege of Derry; Ulster Defence Association; Ulster Defence Force; Loyalist Prisoners Association; Ulster Freedom Fighters
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Road, West Belfast, 1988. Mural represents 'Shutting the Gates of Derry' against Catholic forces by the Protestant Apprentice Boys in 1689. Text above mural - 'West Belfast UDA, C Company'; above image: 'First Ulster...


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Siege of Derry; Ulster Defence Association; Ulster Defence Force; Loyalist Prisoners Association; Ulster Freedom Fighters
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Road, West Belfast, 1988. Mural represents 'Shutting the Gates of Derry' against Catholic forces by the Protestant Apprentice Boys in 1689. Symbol above mural - 'First Ulster Defence Association', above Crown and date 1688;...


    • 1989
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    • 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...


    • 1989
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    • 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...


    • 1989
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    • 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...


    • 1989
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Irish Republican Army; Peace line
    • Republican and kids' graffiti at the Peace Line, Clonard, West Belfast, 1989. 'U T Rogues' - U T R usually designates 'Up The IRA'; 'Fred the Head Waz Framed By Roger Rabbit and Scooby', other kids names etc. The Peace Lines are mostly made of...


    • 1989
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Irish Republican Army; Peace line
    • Republican and kids' graffiti at the Peace Line, Clonard, West Belfast, 1989. 'U T Rogues' - U T R usually designates 'Up The IRA'; 'Fred the Head Waz Framed By Roger Rabbit and Scooby', other kids names etc. The Peace Lines are mostly made of...


    • 1995/2001
    • 2006
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Linden St./Falls Rd., West Belfast. Famine mural first painted in 1995 by Rosie McGurran. Mural depicts Queen Victoria (centre), with starving women and children in background.


    • 1997
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Catalonia (Spain); Political links
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, Falls, West Belfast, 1997. Republican mural, link with Catalonian nationalist movement, 'Free Catalonia'. Spanish and French flags crossed out, Catalonian flag prominent. 'Not Spain Not France. Since 1714 the...


    • 1997
    • 2004
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Linfield Road, Sandy Row, South Belfast, 1997. Mural depicts 'Ulster First Flute' (Band), with Red Hand of Ulster, Union Jack and Northern Irish flag and two paramilitary figures.


    • 1998
    • 2006
    • Republican; Mural painting and decoration
    • Republican mural, Sevastopol Street/Falls Rd., West Belfast. Mural on side of Sinn Fein Offices depicts Bobby Sands - first Hunger Striker to die 1981. Mural originally painted 1998, re-painted 2000 on re-built offices.


    • 1998
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Memorials; Sands, Bobby, -1981
    • Republican mural, Sevastopol Street/Falls Road, West Belfast, 1998. Mural painted on side of Sinn Féin offices, iconic image of Bobby Sands, first Hunger Striker to die in 1981. Above and below, phoenix and lark smashing chain, left and right,...

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