Young Newton

The refreshed Young Newton mural at the end of “Freedom Corner” switches from mention of the UYM (UDA youth) to the 1893 UDU. “Our civil and religious liberties we will maintain” is a slogan from the anti-Home Rule protests. Inclusion of Northern Ireland nationalism is retained (the crest in the bottom right) alongside the crests of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and the Union. “Who will separate us.” There are three flowers around the Union flag – the Welsh daffodil is absent.

Newtownards Road, Belfast.

M04827

Copyright © 2009 Peter Moloney

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