50th Anniversary – Commandant Thomas P. Wickham RIP – Golan Heights 1919 – 1967

On 07 June 2017, a Commemoration Ceremony, marking the 50th Anniversary of the death of Commandant Thomas (Tommy) P. Wickham, who was killed on duty with the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO), took place in Camp Ziouani on the Alpha side of the 1974 Cease Fire Line. The ceremony …

Unveiling of Victoria Cross Commemorative Stones – Glasnevin – 10 May 2017

Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled four Commemorative Stones to Irish born recipients of the Victoria Cross, and later laid wreaths in honour of the Irish and British people who died in the First and Second World Wars, and in the 1916 Easter Rising, at Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin, on …

Armagh’s Commemoration Service Battle of Messines – Wytschaete 11 June 2017

Dignitaries from across Ireland attended a ceremony in Armagh on 11 June, marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines – Wytschaete. The Lord Lieutenant of County Armagh the Earl of Caledon, the DUP leader Arlene Foster MLA, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys …