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    • 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...


    • 1983
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    • Graffiti; Non-aligned
    • 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.


    • 2010
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    • Graffiti; Non-aligned
    • Graffiti, St James Park, St James, West Belfast. 'Fear is used to control you'.


    • 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...


    • 1983
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Royal Ulster Constabulary
    • Republican graffiti, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1983. 'RUC Are Black Bastards'; this is not a racial insult, 'Black' here refers to the Royal Black Perceptory, a Protestant Organisation similar to the Orange Lodge.


    • 1983
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Royal Ulster Constabulary; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1983. Republican graffiti, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1983. 'RUC Are Black Bastards'; this is not a racial insult, 'Black' here refers to the Royal Black Perceptory, a Protestant...


    • 1989
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    • Graffiti; Republican; War zones
    • Republican graffiti, Broadway/Falls, West Belfast, 1989. British Army documents referred to this area as 'War Zone "C"'; the graffiti is an ironic welcome to the soldiers.


    • 2004
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    • Graffiti; Street Signs; Republican
    • Republican graffiti and street signs, Fallswater St, Falls Road, West Belfast, 2004. '?IRA' - not stated but presumably intended to be ironic reference to P (Provisional) IRA, questioning Republican authenticity of (P)IRA compared to Continuity...


    • 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, Avonmore Park, Old Warren, Lisburn, 2000. Gates of Londonderry, rifles; '1688 - 1689 No Surrender'; insignia Men of Derry, Londonderry and Ulster Apprentice Boys; around the border - the names of the young men who closed the gates...


    • 1999/2006
    • 2008
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Emerson Street, off Bonds Street, Derry. Mural commemorates Cecil McKnight, (UDA/UFF Volunteer killed by IRA) and other UFF Volunteers. Mural originally painted in 1999, refurbished 2006. McKnight is standing against background of...


    • 2000
    • 2008
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Glenwood St., West Belfast, 2000. UVF mural; Loyalist paramilitaries with WWI soldier from the 36th Ulster Division in graveyard with the UVF emblem surrounded by poppies; Silhouettes of lone piper and flag bearers on the hillside;...


    • 2009
    • 2010
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Newtownards Rd., East Belfast, 2009. Mural depicts launching of HMS Belfast and final resting pace in London; 'HMS Belfast Built in Belfast to Protect Britain's Future Pro Tanto Quid Retribamus' (For so much, what shall we repay?)....


    • 2002
    • 2006
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Hemp St./Lower Newtownards Rd., East Belfast, 2002. 'East Belfast Protestant Boys. For God and Ulster'; EBPB crest; flags of the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles and the UVF, East Belfast, Regiment.


    • 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...


    • 2006
    • 2006
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Moscow St./Shankill Rd., West Belfast, 2002. 'Rule Britannia Sponsored by Rex Bar'; the Rex pub is a known UVF bar.

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