Mural Project

16/05/07 GCT Launch 125th Anniversary Mural – Official Launch
mural1Pictured are Some of the Glentoran Greats attending the official launch of the GCT Mural. Sammy Lowry, Colin Nixon, Sammy Hughes, Billy McCullough, Gary MacCartney & Billy Caskey.

Thursday 3rd May 2007 saw the Official launch of the Glentoran Community Trust Mural, a project generously funded by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and some six months in completion.

Attended by many of the famous players portrayed on the wall, the official opening and unveiling of a comemorative plaque was performed by none other than Glentoran Greats Sammy Lowry and Sammy Hughes, in front of the gathered dignatories and press.

‘Greatest ever’ Glentoran Player,  with a resounding 79%

of the poll was … Jimmy Cleary !

… there’s a big surprise!

The rest …

2nd place
Sammy Hughes – 68%

3rd place

Billy Caskey – 57%

4th place

Fred Roberts – 55%

5th place

Trevor Thompson – 54%

6th place

Gary MacCartney – 53%

7th place

Colin Nixon – 45%

8th place

Billy McCullough – 43%

9th place

Sammy Lowry – 42%

10th place

Billy Neill – 42%

=11th place

Walter Bruce – 39%
Danny Blanchflower – 39%
Rab McCreery – 39%