Photos: Celtic Murals Around The World

Celtic is a club steeped in culture and the arts. Emanating from the Irish and Ireland’s diaspora, folk music and writing has been at the forefront, with countless songs, books, magazines and fanzines composed. However, there is also a large amount of Celtic artwork that has been produced. Not only is this done by artists and more recently Ultras groups, but it has taken the form of mural painting for many years.

These murals are primarily in Ireland, but internationally too.

The 2003 team (mural in Belfast)
Jimmy Johnstone mural Falls Road Belfast
In the Markets – Belfast
Celtic/ Atletic Bilbao – Ireland/Basque mural in Bilbao
mural in Derry
Children play football beside a specially painted mural before the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Second Round Qualifying at Solitude, Belfast.
A Belfast Celtic mural, featuring Charlie Tully
Henrik Larsson Mural in New Lodge, Belfast
mural in the Markets, Belfast
Charlie Tully mural believed to be in Derry
mural in Ireland, likely to be in Belfast
Michael Davitt mural (Celtic Patron and man to lay the first sod of turf at new Celtic Park) in Co Mayo
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About Author

Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up on the English south coast with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. I have written four Celtic books since the age of 19: Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support, Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events, Walfrid & The Bould Bhoys: Celtic's Founding Fathers, First Season & Early Stars, and The Holy Grounds of Glasgow Celtic: A Guide To Celtic Landmarks & Sites Of Interest. These were previously sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are now available on Amazon.

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