In remembrance – February 5

On This Day in 1943, The Eighth Army first went into action as an army as part of Operation Crusader. Read More

In remembrance – February 4

Bushmills aircrew’s Squadron link with Limavady  – Events on this day – Roll of Honour representing those who died on this day Read More

On this day – February 2

Castlederg priest won Croix de Guerre and Military Cross –
German surrender at Stalingrad major turning point in Europe in 1943 –
Events on this day –
In remembrance of those who died on this day – Read More

On this day – February 1

Father of a VC, Belfast distiller’s hobby enabled early naval aviation –
Events on this day – In remembrance of those who died on this day Read More

On this day – January 31

Ireland’s Call : Sporting Heroes Who Fell in The Great War –
On this day NI submariners perished in ’The Battle of May’ in WW1 –
RAF Squadron 103’s NI aircrew Read More

On this day – January 30

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Belfast born Paratrooper awarded VC in Helmand Province
Poyntzpass midshipman was the first recipient of the Victoria Cross
Events on this day – January 30
Remembrance NI – January 30 Read More

January 28 – WW2 Caroline WREN sang soprano and tuned depth chargers

Wren Rebecca McCabe served with HMS Caroline, Belfast from 1942-1944 before moving to the Signals Distribution Office, Belfast Castle in the run-up to D-Day. Read More