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Title
mni02519
Creator
Crowley, Tony
Date Created and/or Issued
2009
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Murals of Northern Ireland
Rights Information
Physical rights are retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley. Copyright is retained by the photographer, Tony Crowley.
Description
Nationalist/Republican mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, 2009. Mural commemorating Flight of the Earls (1607); 'The Flight of the Earls Imeacht na nlarlaí[.] I ndiaidh 400 bliain [After 400 years] ...that the eternal values of liberty and democracy have prevailed and the sons and daughters of the Planter and the Gael have found a way to share the land of their birth and live together in peace'; image represents right, Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, and left, Rory O'Donnell, Earl of Tyrconnell, reading the news that 'Chichester Appointed Lord Deputy in Ireland'; flight ship in background. The Flight of the Earls took place in 1607 after the decisive victory of English forces at Kinsale in 1601; it is considered one of the turning points in Irish history. Plaques to side read: 'This project has been funded through the Re-imaging Communities Programme which is supported by the Shared Communities Consortium'; list of funding bodies; 'This mural project was officially opened by the President of Ireland Mary McAleese 19th of June 2009' (McAleese was born in Ardoyne).
Nationalist; Republican
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/mni/id/2693
Subject
Nationalist
Republican
Mural painting and decoration
Time Period
2008
Source
Scanned from original photograph.
Relation
Murals of Northern Ireland Collection http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/mni

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