Rangers 1690 Champions

Rangers were Scottish Premier League champions in 2008-2009. They also beat Falkirk 1–0 in the final of the 2009 Scottish Cup championship (WP). They rode to victory thanks to a nacho Novo goal.

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Absent Friends

Sir Edward Carson founded the Ulster Volunteers with James Craig in 1912. At the outbreak of the Great War, its volunteers served in the British Army in the 36th (Ulster) Division and died on the fields of Flanders. “Here lies a soldier.”

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Welcome To New Mossley

Scenes from Ballyearl Drive around the Twelfth. The new mural includes both the 36th and 16th Divisions. The UVF/YCV/RHC emblems on the upper border remain from the previous UVF murals.

Included from right are Lilian Bland Mayfly 1910, Pattersons [Spade Mill], Mossley Mill, Army Cadet Force, New Mossley Flames and 20th Old Boys (local soccer teams), “Septem in uno surgent’ [seven rise as one] is the motto of Newtownabbey, created in 1958 from “the seven ancient villages of Whitehouse, Whiteabbey, Jordanstown, Glengormley, Whitewell, Monkstown and Carnmoney” along with an additional 20 townlands (Belfast Forum).

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