Loyalist Murals In The Lower Shankill Road Area Of West Belfast Northern Ireland ...
Stockphoto ID: 1614971
File name: JFstk_9254.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: United Kingdom
Description: loyalist murals in the Lower Shankill Road area of West Belfast Northern Ireland . This mural is one of the new breed of post peace process murals . The loyalist community are moving away from murals featuring masked and armed terrorists and known murderers to adopting traditional irish myths and legends associated with Ulster . This mural depicts the myth of the story behind the red hand of ulster symbol where a king laid claim to part of Ireland in a race by cutting his hand off and throwing it from a ship onto rocks , so being the first person to put his hand on the land .