Belfast Exposed


To preserve, maintain and make effectively accessible a living photographic archive documenting social, political & economic life in Northern Ireland, edited, catalogued and contextualised as a resource for local, regional and national community understanding and development and a tool for lifelong learning.
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Photographer: Gerry Casey
Date: 1983
Location: Moyard Flats, Whiterock Road, West Belfast.
These flats have since been demolished.

 

 

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1986
Location: Milltown Cemetery, Falls Road.
Description: Funeral of IRA member Jim McKernan. Members of the RUC accompany the remains to prevent public paramilitary display.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1984
Location: Falls Road, West Belfast.
Description: The funeral of Irish National Liberation Army member, Paul ‘Bonanza’ McCann.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: January 2000
Location: Black Mountain, West Belfast
Description: Jim Brown, ‘Elvis’ impersonator following the release of his album,‘Graveland’.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1984
Location: Divis Flats, West Belfast

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1984
Location: Divis Flats, West Belfast

Photographer: Richard Adam
Date: January 2000
Location: Belfast docks.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: August 1994

Photographer: Mark Ramsey
Location: Shankill Road, West Belfast

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: July 1995
Location: Falls Road, West Belfast
Description: Civil disturbance following the early release of Private Lee Clegg who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Karen Reilly (18) and for attempting to murder Martin Peake (17).

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1987
Location: Beechmount Avenue, West Belfast.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1984
Description: The anti-strip-search campaign claimed that an average of 24 women had been strip searched 1,899 times in 2 years. The government response was that it was a necessary security measure, ignoring particular Catholic sensitivities and a wider concern dating back at least to the Suffragettes. Support for the campaign extended beyond the immediate republican constituency to the radical wing of the Women’s Movement.

Photographer: Mervyn Smyth
Date: July 2000
Location: Woodvale, North Belfast.

Photographer: Sean McKernan
Date: 1984 / 1999
Location: Ross Road, West Belfast / Ormeau Road, South Belfast
Description: Housing development project. / -