Shankill Protestant Boys

UDA and UVF murals on opposite corners of Northumberland St at the Shankill Road but with the same flute band – the Shankill Protestant Boys USSF (Fb | tw). “Ulster’s No 1 band, Shankill Protestant Boys, supports Drumcree.” The UVF side would outlast the UDA side, though the UFF board up above the Harp ad would remain until 2014 when the corner was redeveloped (into Conor’s Corner).

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Copyright © 2005 Peter Moloney

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A Crown Of Life

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Controversial DUP and later independent politician and preacher George Seawright served as city councillor and NI Assembly from 1981 to 1986, when he jailed for his role in physically attacking NI Secretary of State Tom King. He was “murdered by the enemies of Ulster [the IPLO] Nov 1987” . “Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life – Revelation 2 v10”

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Copyright © 1993 Peter Moloney