Nursing stories

First World War nursing stories to go online

Heritage Lottery Funded project to digitise personal records and stories from 100 years ago
For Valour

Councils produce new Somme comic book

Exploits of Tommy Chambers from Armagh, Thomas Hughes VC from Monaghan and Anne Acheson explored in new comic book
First World War

All island Decade of Centenaries history competition launched

Ireland's Department of Education launch island wide schools' history competition for 2017
Waterside Theatre
Glendermott Road
BT47 6BG
A drama production of 'Woodbine Willie - Poet & Padre' will take place at Waterside Theatre on Wednesday 8 February. In 1917 Woodbine Willie was awarded the Military Coss 'for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed the greatest
Winnie and George
Belfast City Hall
Donegall Square
A talk on the lives of Winifred Carney and George McBride is the latest event in Belfast City Council's Decade of Centenaries programme. Author and Historian, Alison Murphy will give a talk on the lives of these two historical figures,
The Irish Amateur Military Tradition in the British Army, 1854-1992
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 14:00
2 Titanic Boulevard
PRONI will host a half day conference looking at military traditions to mark the launch of a new book by Dr William Butler. The day will feature input from a number of historians and academics, including: • Dr Timothy Bowman

'Battlefields' project announced for school children

Education and Communities departments announce funding to bring schoolchildren to First World War battlefields
Fashion Show
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 19:30
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
153 Bangor Road
BT18 0EU
Period fashion show to be held at Cultra Manor
Weeping window

Weeping windows installation set for Ulster Museum

The iconic 'Weeping Windows' installation commemorating those who lost their lives during the First World War will come to the Ulster Museum in Belfast in 2017. The full installation was
Somme 100

Belfast Somme 100 announce autumn programme

Somme to be remembered across Belfast with drama, music, film, talks, conferences and much more


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