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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...


    • 2004
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    • Advertising; Gaelic language; Irish language; Nationalist
    • Street advertisements in Gaelic/Irish language, Iveagh Parade, Falls Road, West Belfast, 2004. One of the more unexpected results of the Troubles has been the revival of the Gaeilge/Irish language in Northern Ireland, particularly West Belfast.


    • 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; 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; 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; 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; 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...


    • 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
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration; Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Memorials
    • Loyalist mural, Shankill Parade, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 2010 (originally painted 2002). Mural commemorates life of Oliver Cromwell, 'Born 1599, Died 1658, Lieutenant General, Lord Protector Defender of the Protestant Faith'. Cromwell is a...


    • 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...


    • 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...


    • 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...


    • 2001
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Bullets
    • Republican mural, Divis Street, Falls, West Belfast, 2001. Plastic bullets were involved in a series of controversial killings by police officers and British soldiers in nationalist areas. 'Ban Plastic Bullets. A new, more lethal plastic bullet...


    • 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...


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Springfield Rd, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1988. 'Semtex Kills More Germs Than Vortex That's the Ra's Verdict' (Semtex high explosive, favoured by IRA; Germs - British soldiers; parody of advertisement for claening agent).


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Springfield Road, 1989. 'Semtex kills more Germs than Vortex That's the RA's Verdict'; Semtex high explosive used by (I)RA - reference to TV advertisement.

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