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Tag Archives: First World War
An imaginative memorial to commemorate the “lost generation” of the Great War will be erected in a north Belfast park later this month. The Woodvale stone breaks with established tradition in that the loss of life suffered by the German … Continue reading
East Belfast answered the call to arms in World War One. Dan Gordon and Garth McConaghie work with a group of young East Belfast Bandsmen to find out why and create a special performance with songs, poetry, music and drama … Continue reading
We are attending the North of Ireland Family History Society’s Open Day this Saturday. Please come along to support it if you can.
Castleton Lanterns was pleased to receive invitations to attend the Commemoration Service at St Anne’s Cathedral on Monday evening, 4th August 2014, the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Six of us from Alexandra joined … Continue reading
At the headquarters of 38 (Irish) Brigade in Lisburn, final preparations have been made at the Garrison Church where members of the Armed Forces and their families will gather at 10pm for a service during which the lights will go … Continue reading
Guest post: Liam Hogan – Limerick City Library Website Address: limerickww1.wordpress.com As part of Limerick City Library’s strategy to improve access to local history resources through digitisation, I launched a Twitter account which tracked life in Limerick 100 years ago … Continue reading
The Castleton Lanterns display at the NI War Memorial runs until the end of May 2014. Thanks to Culture Northern Ireland for the coverage. Read the article by clicking here.
Roll of Honour for Castleton Presbyterian Church. Please note additions and edits at the end.  The Memorial Plaque that was erected in the church records the following discrepancies with regard to the information supplied for the Roll of Honour: … Continue reading