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    • 1999; 2002
    • 2008
    • Nationalist; Mural painting and decoration
    • Nationalist mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, 1999/2002. Famine mural. 'An Gorta Mόr' [The Great Hunger]; 'They buried us without shroud or coffin - S. Heaney' [from Seamus Heaney's Requiem for the Croppies']. Mural updated in 2002 with new central...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Rockville Street Road, Falls, West Belfast, 1981. Mural commemorates IRA attack at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint, 27/8/1979, in which eighteen British soldiers were killed by two bombs (the heaviest British casualties in a single...


    • 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...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Provisional IRA
    • Republican mural, Lenadoon Avenue, Andersonstown, West Belfast, 1981. 'Welcome to Provo Land' (addressed to British soldiers - 'Provo' is short for Provisional IRA).


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Rockville St., Falls, West Belfast, 1981. Mural commemorates IRA attack at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint, 27/8/1979, in which eighteen British soldiers were killed by two bombs (the largest number of British casualties in a...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Beechmount Avenue, Beechmount, West Belfast, 1981. The conveyor belt of justice; long mural - Republican representation of British justice system; mural begins, left, armed colonial soldiers with Ulster flag, pike, sword, beating...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Rockville St.,Road, Falls, West Belfast, 1981. Mural commemorates IRA attack at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint, 27/8/1979, in which eighteen British soldiers were killed by two bombs (the largest number British casualties in a...


    • 1981
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican
    • Republican mural, Lenadoon Avenue, Andersonstown, West Belfast, 1981. Mural addressed to British soldiers - 'Soldier, do you think that you have got away with the murders of our political prisoner's (sic) and innocent children on the street's...


    • 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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    • 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...


    • 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, depicting Cromwellian soldiers (sword, pikestaff, horse to right) attacking a...


    • 1988
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural, Springfield Rd, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1988. 'Semtex Kills More Germs Than Vortex That's the Ra's Verdict' (Semtex high explosive, favoured by IRA; Germs - British soldiers; parody of advertisement for claening agent).


    • 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.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Great Britain. 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.


    • 1989
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    • Graffiti; Republican; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Roumania Rise, Lower Falls/Divis, West Belfast, 1989. Graffiti refers to IRA killing of 6 British Army soldiers in bombing of minibus after Charity run in Lisburn, N.I.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Gaelic language; Irish language
    • Republican mural, Rosnareen Park, Suffolk, West Belfast, 1989. 'Saor agus Sóisialach!' (Free and Socialist). Mural paint bombed by British soldiers, graffiti by local kids.


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Graffiti; Hunger strikes
    • Republican graffti, Lenadoon Avenue, Suffolk, West Belfast, 1989. Originally painted 1981, graffiti in support of Joe McDonnell and the other Hunger Strikers. 'The People of Lenadoon support Joe McDonnell and his Brave Comrades on Hunger Strike'....


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Great Britain. Army; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican mural/British Army graffiti, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, West Belfast, 1989. Republican mural: 'Victory to the Irish Republican Army' with Irish Tricolour to right; graffiti by British soldiers, from regiment stationed in area at the...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Graffiti; Irish Republican Army
    • Republican graffiti, Lower Falls Rd., West Belfast, 1989. Graffiti addressed to British soldiers - placed at bottom of Falls Rd, ironic juxtaposition with advert for Harp Lager above ('Some Guys Have All the Luck'): 'Welcome to West Belfast. Provo...


    • 1989
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    • Mural painting and decoration; Republican; Violence
    • Republican Mural, Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast, 1989. One of series of images representing colonial violence in Ireland; here colonial soldiers carrying sword and halbert and bearing (anachronistically) Northern Irish flag) torture prisoner. A...

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