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    • 1979
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Royal Ulster Constabulary
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1979. Graffiti refers to recently elected Conservative Prime Minister in Britiain and the Royal Ulster Constabulary: 'Death to Thatcher and the R.U.C'. Underneath, graffiti from the election campaign...


    • 1980
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Dirty Protest
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1980. Graffiti refers to first Hunger Strike in 1980. The protest was called off on December 18 after 53 days; the collapse of the deal led to the second Hunger Strike of 1981. 'God Save Ireland',...


    • 1980
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    • Graffiti; Republican; H-Blocks; Hunger strikes
    • Republican graffiti, Falls Road, West Belfast, 1980. Graffiti refers to the first Republican Hunger Strike in 1980. The protest was called off on December 18 after 53 days; the collapse of the deal led to the second Hunger Strike of 1981. 'H-Block...


    • 1981
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    • Graffiti; Republican
    • Republican graffiti, Rossville St., Derry, 1982. 'H.M. [Her Majesty's] Prison Rossville'; graffiti refers to Rossville flats complex, Derry.


    • 1982
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Westland St., Derry, 1982. 'All the Queens Horses and all the Queen's Men Couldn't Catch the I.R.A. Again'. Graffiti refers to IRA bomb attack on Household Cavalry Regiment in Hyde Park in 1982; four soldiers died as a result...


    • 1982
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; H-Blocks; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Westland St., Derry, 1982. 'Political Status Now', 'Smash H-Blocks' refers to Republican prison campaign. 'All the Queens Horses and all the Queen's Men Couldn't Catch the I.R.A. in London Again'. Graffiti refers to IRA bomb...


    • 1982
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    • Graffiti; Republican
    • Republican graffiti, Lenadoon Avenue, Suffolk, West Belfast, 1982. 'Victory to Argentina'; refers to the 1982 war between Britain and Argentina over the Falklands /Malvinas Islands.


    • 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...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Rossville St., Derry, 1983. Mural depicts two Republican Volunteers firing over Phoenix arising from ashes. Above, election posters from 1983 British General Election showing Social Democratic and Labour Party MP John Hume (rival...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Fianna Éireann; Sinn Féin
    • Republican mural, Westland St., Derry, 1983. Recruitment mural for Fianna [na h]Éireann - youth wing of IRA. Posters below from election posters from 1983 British General Election showing Social Democratic and Labour Party MP John Hume (rival...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Derry (Northern Ireland); Londonderry
    • Republican mural, Westland St., Derry, 1983. Graffiti refers to controversy over name of the city - Londonderry, the name given by the pro-British colonists in the 17th century, and Derry, the name used by nationalists and Republicans. The name of...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Derry (Northern Ireland); Londonderry
    • Republican mural, Rossville St., Derry, 1983. Graffiti refers to controversy over name of the city - Londonderry, the name given by the pro-British colonists in the 17th century, and Derry, the name used by nationalists and Republicans. The name of...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Social Democratic and Labour Party (Northern Ireland)
    • Republican mural, Rossville St., Derry, 1983. Graffiti refers to controversy over name of the city - Londonderry, the name given by the pro-British colonists in the 17th century, and Derry, the name used by nationalists and Republicans. The name of...


    • 1983
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Derry (Northern Ireland); Londonderry
    • Republican mural, Free Derry Corner, corner of Lecky St and Fahan St, Derry, 1983. Graffiti refers to controversy over name of the city - Londonderry, the name given by the pro-British colonists in the 17th century, and Derry, the name used by...


    • 1985
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Lower Falls, West Belfast, 1989. 'Fiche Blian - Ar Aghaidh Chun Bua/ Twenty Years - Onward to Victory'. 20 years refers to the start of the Troubles in 1969.


    • 1986
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1986. Mural refers to British policy of using 'Supergrasses' against Irish Republican movement (1981-86); the legal tactic was largely discredited and failed in the long-term. 'Stop the Show...


    • 1987
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Loyalist; Ulster Defence Association; Loyalist Prisoners Association; Ulster Defence Force
    • Loyalist mural, Percy Place, West Belfast, 1987. Ulster Defence Association insignia, Crown atop Red Hand of Ulster, with motto 'Quis Separabit' (Who will separate us?); 'C' Company refers to the Lower Shankill company of the UDA. To the left and...


    • 1987
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Peltier, Leonard; Native Americans; American Indians
    • Republican mural, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1987. Mural refers to campaign to 'Free Leonard Peltier' and the AIM (American Indian Movement). Portrait of Native American; Peltier has been imprisoned since 1976 for the shooting of...


    • 1987
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Peltier, Leonard; Native Americans; American Indians
    • Republican mural, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1987. Mural refers to campaign to 'Free Leonard Peltier' and the AIM (American Indian Movement). Portrait of Native American; Peltier has been imprisoned since 1976 for the shooting of...

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