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    • 1999
    • 2008
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Glenwood St., West Belfast, 1999. Red Hand Commando insignia; Red Hand of Ulster with wings, with eagles on either side; most notable feature of this mural is the Gaelic used - lower right - 'Lamh Dearg Abu' (literally, victory to...


    • 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...


    • 2007
    • 2007
    • Republican; Memorials
    • Republican memorial, Beechmount Avenue, Falls, West Belfast, 2007. Plaque to local people; 'In memory off all the unsung heroes of this area who's harship, sacrifice and support during this struggle for Irish Freedom will never be forgotten by the...


    • 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...


    • 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.


    • 1979
    • 2010
    • Republican; Memorials
    • Republican memorial, Cardinal O'Fiaich Square, Crossmaglen, S.Armagh. Figure of man above a phoenix; dedicated to all who have suffered for Irish freedom.


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Rockdale St., Falls, West Belfast, 1981. Revolutionary figure with armalite against Tricolour; 'They May Kill the revolutionary But Never the revolution'. Advertisement above carries Government health warning on the dangers of...


    • 1982
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Bullets
    • Republican mural, Spring Whiterock Rd./Falls Rd., West Belfast, 1982. Mural protests deaths by plastic bullets; 'Civil Order Plastic Death In Memory of those Murdered by Plastic Bullets'; mural 'Done by Springfield Youth Against H-Block and...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1983. Detail from series of murals originally painted in 1981 representing British violence in Ireland. This image depicts Ireland (Tricolour hanging from figure) being crucified on the British...


    • 1984
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Rosnareen Avenue, Andersonstown, 1984. Mural depicts chain of resistance past and present, from phoenix rising from ashes, to figure top left with automatic rifle; 'An Slabhra Gan Bhriseadh (the unbroken chain), We Owe It To...


    • 1984
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Rosnareen Avenue, Andersonstown, 1984. Mural depicts chain of resistance past and present, from phoenix rising from ashes, to figure top left with automatic rifle; 'An Slabhra Gan Bhriseadh (the unbroken chain), We Owe It to...


    • 1984
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    • Memorials; Unionist; Loyalist; William III, King of England, 1650-1702; Sixteen ninety, A.D.
    • Loyalist arch, Sandy Row, East Belfast, 1984. Arch commemorates Battle of Boyne, 1690 and signing of Ulster Covenant, 1912. Top of arch: figure of William of Orange on white charger; top left, 'Aughrim', top right, 'Boyne'; centre 'Sandy Row...


    • 1996/2006
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Newtownards Rd., East Belfast, 1996/2006. Paramilitary figure; 'UFF Formed 1973 East Belfast Brigade.For as long as one hundred of us remain alive we shall never in any way consent to submit to the Irish for its not honour glory or...


    • 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...


    • 1999
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Famines
    • Republican mural, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, 1999. Mural depicts the Famine which took place between 1845-9, in the year of the 150th anniversary. Figure of woman with child begging at bottom, to the left and right: children scavenging in the...


    • 1999; 2006
    • 2006
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Disraeli St., Woodvale, West Belfast, 1999 (updated 2006). Mural commemorates Trevor King, UVF officer. Portrait of King surrounded by poppies; flags of UVF and YCV '1st Belfast Battalion "B" Company'; paramilitary figure to left;...


    • 2000
    • 2010
    • Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned mural, Jasmine Corner, Twinbrook, Belfast, 2000. Scene from Irish mythology; 'Tir na nOg, PilleannOisin (sic) go hEireann, Clann Lir', figure on white horse, children of Lir (as four swans) and the goddess Niamh.


    • 2000
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Non-aligned; Joyriding; Community Politics
    • Nationalist/non-aligned mural, Beechmount Avenue, Falls, West Belfast, 2000. Anti-joyriding mural painted by Beechmount Community Youth Project (artists - Margaret McCann and Tracey McVerry) based on Edward Munch's 'The Scream'. Figure is shown...


    • 2000
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Collusion; Ulster Volunteer Force
    • Republican mural, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 2000. Mural protests collusion between British government and intelligence services and Loyalist paramilitaries. Figure in gun-sight at top of mural, blood dripping down onto statement by...


    • 2001
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Memorials; Turkey; Hunger strikes; Political links
    • Republican mural, Divis Street, Falls, West Belfast, 2001. Representation of emaciated figure of Sevgi Erdogan who died on Hunger Strike in a Turkish prison, 12th July 2001, protesting changes in prison conditions and abuses. 'Support the Turkish...

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