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    • 1997
    • 2008
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, 1997. 'The Mass Rock Is í an charraig seo ionad adhartha ár n-aithreacha ait ar cothaiodh an creideamh do na glúnta a bhi le teacht' [This rock is the place of worship of our fathers where faith was...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Non-aligned; Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned/Loyalist mural, Pollock Drive, Lurgan, 2010. Mural depicts building of Titanic and images of Loyalist history; to right, women mill workers, 'Design by Mourneview'; 'Mourneview Youth'; far right, children playing football, character...


    • 1996
    • 2008
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, 1996. Depicts scene from 18th century hedge school - informal system of education set up by Catholics against the Penal Code ban on native education. A maistir (teacher) teaching schoolchildren in rural...


    • 1976
    • 2010
    • Non-aligned; Catholic Church; Shrines; Catholic
    • Non-aligned/Catholic shrine, North Queen St./Teach na bFian (Fianna House), New Lodge, Belfast, 2010. Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes, commemorating appearance of Virgin Mary to local girl (St. Bernadette) in 1858; shrine set in heart of New Lodge.


    • 2004
    • 2010
    • Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned mural, Berwick Rd., Ardoyne, 2004. Mural commemorates apparition of Virgin Mary at Medjugorje (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in the 1980s; Clonard Monastery or St. James's church, Medjugorje in background.


    • 2009
    • 2010
    • Republican; Nationalist; Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Republican/Nationalist/Non-aligned mural, Estoril Park, Ardoyne, 2009. Representation of Ardoyne; top: 'Everyone has the right to live free from sectarian harassment'; Celtic imagery as background; centre image: old Ardoyne, 'Céad míle fáilte[.]...


    • 1999
    • 2010
    • Nationalist; Republican; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist/Republican mural, New Lodge Road, New Lodge, Belfast, 1999. One of two murals comparing New Lodge in the 1900s and 2000. This mural depicts - from left - mills in background; woman working in low-paid job in burger outlet; black taxi;...


    • 2009
    • 2010
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Drumbeg, Tullygally, Lurgan, 2009. Images of Irish music, sports, writers, Celtic designs. Mural painted by local young people.


    • 1999; 2002
    • 2008
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, 1999/2002. Famine mural. 'An Gorta Mόr' [The Great Hunger]; 'They buried us without shroud or coffin - S. Heaney' [from Seamus Heaney's Requiem for the Croppies']. Mural updated in 2002 with new central...


    • 2006
    • 2010
    • Republican; Sculpture
    • Republican sculpture, site of former Andersonstown police station, between Glen Rd./Falls Rd., West Belfast, 2006. Sculpture commemorating hunger strike; portraits of the hunger strikers; centre piece - lark in barbed wire with summary of the 5...


    • 2009
    • 2010
    • Unionist; Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Unionist/Loyalist mural, North Boundary St./Shankill Parade, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 2009. Martin Luther mural. Representation of Luther at Diet of Worms (1521); 'Hier stehe, ich kann nicht anders; Gott helfe mir' (Here I stand, I can do no...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Upper Irish St., Armagh, 2010. Mural depicts Celtic figures - Cuchulainn and the Goddess Macha; Armagh Cathedrals; old Irish Street; Celtic surround (from bottom left) Naomh Brid (Saint Bridget); Saint Patrick; Gaelic sports; Ard...


    • 2000
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Hopewell Avenue, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 2000. RHC mural commemorating Stevie McCrea; bowed paramilitary figures with RHC insignia and flags; 'In loving memory of Stevie McCrea'. To right: 'For he shall not grow old as we that...


    • 2003
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Linfield Road/Sandy Row, South Belfast, 2003. UFF mural; 'You are now entering Loyalist Sandy Row Heartland of South Belfast Ulster - Freedom Fighters'; Red Hand of Ulster, 'Quis Separabit'; armed paramilitary figure. Mural...


    • 2001
    • 2006
    • Republican; Mural painting and decoration
    • Republican mural, Slemish Way, Andersonstown, West Belfast, 2001. Mural commemorates hunger striker Kieran Doherty; colour portrait and plaques with Celtic design to right; plaque above: Vol. Kieran Doherty T.D. Oglaigh na hÉireann[.] Age 25[.]...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, York Rd., North Belfast, 2009. Mural commemorates history of Irish regiments in British Army; regimental insignia; battle honours; 'from the Boyne to Afghanistan Faugh a Ballagh' (Anglicisation of Irish 'Fág an Bealach' Clear the...


    • 2009
    • 2009
    • Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned mural, Mervue Street, Tigers Bay, North Belfast, 2009. Mural dedicated to role of women in community; 'Mother Daughter Sister'; poem at top: 'Change the outcome, change the plan/Change the mood, change the man/Change your past, change...


    • 1998
    • 2010
    • Republican; Memorials
    • Republican memorial, Gardenmore Road, Twinbrook, Belfast, 1998. Lark in barbed wire; '"I too have fought for my freedom not only in captivity but also outside where my country is held captive. I have the spirit of freedom that cannot be...


    • 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...


    • 2010
    • 2010
    • Republican; Mural painting and decoration
    • Republican mural, Oceanic Drive, New Lodge, North Belfast, 2010. Sinn Féin mural; 'Building an Ireland of Equals'; dove of peace; depicts Republican figures - Bobby Sands, Winifreed Carney, Wolfe Tone; flagbearers carrying Tricolour and Starry...

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