The Pictures

“Artist Daniela Balmaverde has worked with older members of the local community to reminisce and to appreciate those from North Belfast who have made an impact on our broader society. A multiplicity of initiatives has altered the face and conditions of life in this community with Re-Imagin making a positive contribution to a long-term process. The project was launched by the Lord Mayor on August 2009 This project was funded through the Re-Imaging Communities programme of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and delivered by Belfast City Council with the support of Lower Ormeau Road Resident’s Action Group. This project is supported by the Shared Communities Consortium.”

According to the artist’s web site, the figures in the mural include “Buck Alec”, Sir James Galway, Dame Mary Peters, Wayne McCullough, and Sam McAughtry. The mural replaced is the one equating the American Confederates with the Ulster Covenant.

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