Tag: RBL

The O’Morchoe : Irish clan chief and distinguished army officer

The death took place on November 22nd, 2019, of Major – General, The O’Morchoe, who was CO of the 1st Battalion, RIF and 3rd Battalion, Royal Irish Rangers between 1967 and 1968. He served as President of the RBL in Ireland. He accompanied HM…

June 8 – Northern Ireland at D Day

3 – The third in a series about NI people on D Day. Andrew Adams from Killyleagh was in HMS Pink (below) anchored off Normandy to provide aerial cover for the soldiers storming the beaches but had to contend with German bombers flying overhead.