Defender Of Ulster From Irish Attacks


Cú Chulainn – the “ancient defender of Ulster from Irish attacks over 2000 years ago” with Ulster banner shield – is made a precursor of the UDA’s East Belfast Brigade – “Ulsters present day defenders”. The volunteer is – unusually – unmasked. Newtownards Road, Belfast.

This is the third gable on the so-called “Freedom Corner” (though it is not clear if it bore this name at the time of this image); here is the second gable. There was a fourth gable but we do not appear to have a picture of its first painting.


© 1992 Alan Gallery, All rights reserved

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