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    • 2011
    • 2011
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Cultúrlann, Falls Rd., West Belfast, 2011. Mural painted on building works; to left, representation of Saint Patrick and the Christian conversion of Ireland; right: reference to Celtic mythology and the 'salmon leap' of...


    • 2002
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    • 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...


    • 1981
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    • Graffiti; Great Britain. Army
    • Graffiti painted by British soldiers, Divis flats, West Belfast, 1981. 'Brits Rule Divis M INLA PIRA are Bent'. 'Bent' here may mean corrupt but is more likely to be homophobic. Divis flats, the highest point in West Belfast, was used by the...


    • 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...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Memorials
    • 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...


    • 2002
    • 2006
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Parade, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 2002. Mural commemorates life of Oliver Cromwell, 'Born 1599, Died 1658, Lieutenant General, Lord Protector Defender of the Protestant Faith'. Cromwell is a Protestant hero for his role...


    • 2002
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Memorials; Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Parade, West Belfast, 2002. Mural commemorates life of Oliver Cromwell, 'Born 1599, Died 1658, Lieutenant General, Lord Protector of the Protestant Faith'. Cromwell is a Protestant hero for his role as staunch defender of...


    • 2002
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Memorials; Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Parade, West Belfast, 2002. Mural commemorates life of Oliver Cromwell. Detail shows side panel (left): 'Catholicism is more than a religion. It is a Political Power therefore I’m led to believe there will be no peace in...


    • 2009
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Gaelic language; Language and cultural contact; Street signs; Irish language
    • Mural, Brighton St., West Belfast, 2009. Mural in support of Irish Language Rights Act and Pobal. 'The Irish Language Act NI/ Needed More Now Than Ever Before!/ Acht na Gaeilgeté/ Pobal/ Scátheagras/ Phobal na Gaeilge (Pobal - the umbrella...


    • 2009
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Gaelic language; Language and cultural contact; Street signs; Irish language
    • Mural, Brighton St., West Belfast, 2009. Mural in support of Irish Language Rights Act and Pobal. 'The Irish Language Act NI/ Needed more now than ever before!/ Acht na Gaeilgeté/ Pobal/ Scátheagras Phobal na Gaeilge (Pobal the umbrella...


    • 2009
    • 2009
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Brighton St./Falls Rd., West Belfast, 2009. Mural in support of Irish Language Rights Act and Pobal. 'The Irish Language Act NI/ Needed more now than ever before!/ Acht na Gaeilgeté/ Pobal/ Scátheagras Phobal na Gaeilge (Pobal...


    • 2006
    • 2008
    • Non-aligned; Republican; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned (Republican) mural, Divis Street, West Belfast. Mural depicts Frederick Douglass (1818-1895). 'Inspired by two Irishman to escape from slavery, Frederick Douglass came to Ireland during the famine. Henceforth, he championed the...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned mural, Kenilworth Place/Newtownards Rd., East Belfast, 2010. 'No More' peace mural; 'No more' poem, with dove of peace above; children shaking hands.


    • 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...


    • 2008
    • 2010
    • Republican; Graffiti; Mural painting and decoration
    • Republican graffiti, Slemish Way, Andersonstown, West Belfast, 2008. 'Éirígí There Are More British Troops in Ireland Than In Iraq'. Stencilled graffiti; Éirígí is a Socialist Republican political group.


    • 2002
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Taxis
    • Republican mural advertising West Belfast Taxi Tours, Falls Road, West Belfast, 2002. Depiction of various Republican murals in the background; taxi has tourist taking photos. Phone numbers to arrange the tours, including weekends; for organised...


    • 2001
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Memorials; Taxis
    • Republican mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, North Belfast, 2001. Mural commemorates black taxi drivers killed 1971-2001; during the troubles the Black Taxi services were both more reliable and more frequent than the Belfast City buses, largely...

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