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    • 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...


    • 2011
    • 2011
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Cultúrlann, Falls Rd., West Belfast, 2011. Mural painted on building works; detail: 'An Ceathrú Póilí' (Irish Language bookshop in Cultúrlann), boy carrying copies of modern and contemporary literature written in Gaelic.


    • 2009
    • 2009
    • Non-aligned; Mural painting and decoration
    • Non-aligned mural, Hopewell Crescent, Lower Shankill, West Belfast, 2009. Human rights mural; replaces 'Ethnic Cleansing' mural on same site as part of Re-imaging Communities Programme.


    • 2011
    • 2011
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Cultúrlann, Falls Rd., West Belfast, 2011. Mural painted on building works; to left, representation of Saint Patrick and the Christian conversion of Ireland; right: reference to Celtic mythology and the 'salmon leap' of...


    • 2000
    • 2006
    • Loyalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Loyalist mural, Ohio St., Woodvale, West Belfast, 2000. UDA mural; portrait of U/WDA Commander Ernie Elliott flanked by the UDA and UFF flags; 'Luet Col E. Duke. Elliott[.] Woodvale Defence Association'; insignia of UDA, UYM, UFF. Elliott died in...


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


    • 1989
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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...

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