British Army graffiti, Divis Flats, Divis, West Belfast, 1989. British soldiers' graffiti on wall in Divis Flats complex; 'Brits Rule Divis INLA PIRA are Bent' (homophobic insult). The British Army maintained an observation and communications post...
Catholic mural, Upper Meadow Street/New Lodge Road,New Lodge, North Belfast, 1988. Mural depicts Catholic imagery - Lamb of God, Cross, Holy Spirit in the form of a dove; local children.
Flags; Ulster; 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...
Flags, St James Rd., West Belfast. Flags for teams in World Cup 2010.
Street Signs; British Army; RUC
Gates to Belfast City Centre, Belfast 1989. 'Support law and Order The Security Forces Regret the Inconvenience Caused by these Barriers Unfortunately they are Essential for Public Safety and to Assist in the Defeat of Terrorism'. Graffiti: 'Gippo...
Graffiti; British Army
Graffiti painted by British soldiers, Divis flats, West Belfast, 1981. 'Brits Rule Divis 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 British...
Graffiti, Beechmount Parade, Beechmount, West Belfast. Graffiti whitewashed; part of unofficial but authorised 'clean-up' of graffiti.
Graffiti, Islandbawn St, Beechmount, West Belfast. 'Smash the Fascism' 'Diversity Unity' 'Smash the Racist Oi!' 'Nazis Out'; Red Star; Hammer and Sickle; UTH (Up the Hoods).
Graffiti; Sinn Féin; Republicans
Graffiti, Islandbawn St., Beechmount, West Belfast. Graffiti originally read 'No Votes for Sinn Féin Traitors' - altered to read 'Vote for Sinn Féin'.
Graffiti; Continuity; IRA; Republicans
Graffiti, Iveagh Street, Broadway, West Belfast, 2008. Graffiti in support of 'CIRA' (Continuity IRA).
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...
Murals; British Army; Graffiti
Graffiti, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. British soldiers, from regiment stationed in area at the time - 2nd Royal Anglian - graffiti on wall in staunchly Republican area.
Graffiti, St James Park, St James, West Belfast. 'Fear is used to control you'.
Graffiti; Sectarianism; Fianna Éireann
Graffiti, Street Sign, Rockmount St., St James, West Belfast. 'Reject Sectarianism Join Fianna Éireann' (Republican Youth Organisation).
Graffiti; Non-Aligned; Republicans
Graffiti, Unity Flats, Belfast City Centre, 1983. Background from left: 'IRA'; 'Smash H-Block'; 'Brits Out'; 'Unity Skins'; 'Unity Skinheads'.
Graffiti, Unity Flats, Belfast City Centre, 1983. Centre-left, background, 'Celtic' (Celtic Football Club in Glasgow is the team which Northern Irish Catholics traditionally follow); local graffiti.
Graffiti, Unity Flats, Belfast City Centre, 1983. Centre-left, background, symbol of Anti-Nazi League, anti-Fascist organisation in Britain in the 1970s and 80s; centre right, illegible/incomplete - '?We Are the Enemy... Nazi'.
Graffiti; Non-Aligned; ANL
Graffiti, Unity Flats, Belfast City Centre, 1983. Centre-right, background, symbol of Anti-Nazi League, anti-Fascist organisation in Britain in the 1970s and 80s.
Graffiti; Non-Aligned; Censorship;
Grafitti, St James Rd., West Belfast. 'Reject Censors'.