Robert Turkington from Lurgan is amongst the foremost fighter pilots in WW2 from Northern Ireland.
Today is the anniversary of the unveiling of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in 1927; the origin of the daily … More
On this day in 1704, an Anglo-Dutch force under Admiral Rooke captured Gibraltar. the Prince of Hesse led ashore 1,900 … More
On this day in 1759 HMS Victory was laid down at Chatham dockyard. 46 years later she would seal her … More
Memorial to those who fought at Guillemont and Ginchy and to all Irishmen who gave their lives in WW1. The … More
In 1916 a decision was made by the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland to cancel the annual 12th July celebrations.
Charles Owen Slacke is remembered on the War Memorial in Newcastle and on memorials in Malone Golf Club and Newcastle … More
Virtually every community in Northern Ireland lost husbands, sons and brothers at the Somme. One such was the Fountain area … More