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    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Rosville St., Derry, 1981. Mural, left, depicts lark trapped in barbed wire - reference to Bobby Sands work 'The Lark and the Freedom Fighter'. Right, Republican volunteer with rifle, Irish Tricolour on left, Easter Lily on right.


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Rossville St., Derry, 1981. Mural depicts lark trapped in barbed wire; reference to Bobby Sands' work 'The Lark and the Freedom Fighter'.


    • 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.


    • 1984
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Irish Republican Socialist Party
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1984. '1971 No Trials 1984 Show Trials'; reference to Introduction of Internment without Trial in Northern Ireland in 1971 and British 'Supergrass' policy from 1981-86.


    • 1985
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1985. Left and Right of mural: "PIRA' (Provisional Irish Republican Army); top of mural, Gaelic text reads: 'Stad Maggie Anois!' (Stop Maggie Now) - reference to British Prime Minister Margaret...


    • 1985
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1985. Left and Right of mural: "PIRA' (Provisional Irish Republican Army); top of mural, Gaelic text reads: 'Stad Maggie Anois!' (Stop Maggie Now) - reference to British Prime Minister Margaret...


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Maze prison; Prisoners; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Lenadoon Walk, Suffolk, West Belfast, 1988. Prisoner over Maze Prison, inscription reads: 'Chifidh muid éirí na Gealaí' (we shall see the rising of the moon) - reference to the 1798 rebellion.


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army; Gibraltar
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1988. 'Heroes they Lived, Martyrs they Died! D. McCann, S.Savage, M.Farrell'. Reference to three IRA Volunteers on bombing mission, killed by British SAS in Gibraltar, March 1988.


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Maze prison; Prisoners; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Lenadoon Walk, Suffolk, West Belfast, 1988. Prisoner over Maze Prison, inscription reads: 'Chifidh muid éirí na Gealaí' (we shall see the rising of the moon) - reference to the 1798 rebellion.


    • 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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    • 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.


    • 1989
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    • Street Signs; Unionist; July 12th; Memorials
    • Unionist arch, Percy Place, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 1989. Lower left and right, Northern Ireland and Scotland flags; upper left and right, Union Jack and Northern Irish flag; centre: Union Jack with image of King William at Battle of Boyne,...


    • 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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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Clowney Street, Beechmount, 1989. One of the oldest murals, represents republican Phoenic; emblems of four ancient provinces of Ireland, Ulster, Connacht, Munster and leinster, with slogans 'the people arose is 69 they will do it...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Great Britain. Army
    • Republican mural/cartoon, Cavendish Street, Beechmount, West Belfast, 1989. Ironic reference to British Army's public relations policy of engaging with nationalist residents of the area.


    • 1989
    •  
    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Hunger strikes
    • Republican mural, Clowney Street, Beechmount, West Belfast, 1989. One of the oldest murals, represents republican Phoenix; emblems of four ancient provinces of Ireland, Ulster, Connacht, Munster and leinster, with slogans 'the people arose is 69...


    • 1989
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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 Beidh an Bua Againn' (Victory will be Ours). Reference to Bobby Sands, elected to British Parliament 1981, died on...


    • 1989
    •  
    • 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 Beidh an Bua Againn' (Victory will be Ours). Reference to Bobby Sands, elected to British Parliament 1981, died on...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Socialist Party; Irish National Liberation Army; Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional
    • Republican mural, Lower Falls/Divis, West Belfast, 1989. Graffiti in support of Irish Republican Socialist Party and its military wing, the Irish National Liberation Army, with reference to FSLN (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional) - the...


    • 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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