Stand Off! Trade Off!

This “stand-off, trade-off” mural reappears in Artana Street, Belfast, previously covered by Stand Firm. The mural dates to 1998, when an Orange Order march was allowed to parade along Ormeau Road. Parades Commission chairman Alistair Graham (pictured in the mural beneath the evil-eyed OO member) “insisted that the Ormeau Road decision “was not a simple trade-off for our earlier decision on Drumcree”” (Irish Times). Painted by Troy Garity, recreating an Ian Knox cartoon (Belfast Media).

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Copyright © 2010 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f22, 1/5, ISO 100, full size 3744 x 5616

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