John O’Connor plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony

 

Photographs – right to left

  1. John O’Connor.
  2. St. Columbas Terrace) Banbrook Hill, Armagh.
  3. Dr Myrtle Hill, Vice-Chair, Ulster History Circle.
  4. Dr. Hill opens the unveiling ceremony.
  5. Councillor Garath Keating, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council who unveiled the blue plaque.
  6. Poet, Paul Muldoon.
  7. Dr. Myrtle Hill and Lord Mayor, Councillor Garath Keating with invited guests.

 


John Wallace Crawford (Captain Jack) plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony

 


Photographs left to right:-

  1. John Wallace Crawford ‘Capt. Jack’.
  2. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle welcomes guests and by-standers as Liam Logan (left) records the event.
  3. Local archivist, Maura Harkin.
  4. Author, lecturer and historian, Alister McReynolds reads the poem ‘Donegal’ written by John Wallace Crawford.
  5. Maura Harkin unveils the blue plaque.
  6. Guests and local by-standers watch the unveiling.
  7. L.r. – Derek Reaney, Ulster Scots Agency, Ian Crozier, CEO- Ulster Scots Agency, Ida Fisher, Ulster-Scots Agency Board, Ray Lannon, Chairman, Colgan Heritage Group, Chris Spur, Chairman,Ulster History Circle, Sean Beattie, Ulster Local History Trust, Maura Harkin and Kieran Fegan, Monreagh Heritage Centre.

Robert Gregg plaque unveiling

Photographs from the plaque unveiling ceremony

Photographs – left to right

  1. Professor Robert J. Gregg.
  2. Larne Museum & Art Centre (the former Carnegie Library)
  3. Vice-Chair, Ulster History Circle, Paul Clements, addresses guests at the ceremony.
  4. Liam Gregg, son of Professor Robert J. Gregg, unveils the blue plaque.  Liam and his wife Irene travelled from Ontario, Canada for the event.
  5. L.r. Paul Clements,Ulster History Circle, Councillor Maureen Morrow, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Liam Gregg, Irene Gregg and Ian Crozier, CEO, Ulster-Scots Agency who sponsored the plaque.
  6. Liam Gregg with his relatives, the Bowman families. Liam’s mother was Millicent Bowman.
  7. Liam Gregg with his relatives the Milliken and McDowell families from Carrickfergus and Gleno.
  8. L.r. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle, Marian Kelso, Heritage Officer, Larne Museum and Ross Hickey, Cultural Services and Commercial Manager, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.
  9. Liam Logan and Paul Clements, Ulster History Circle with Mayor Maureen Morrow.
  10. L.r – Gordon McDowell relative of Professor Gregg, Paul Clements, Anne Smyth, Ivan Herbison and Clifford Smyth.
  11. L.r. Anne Milliken and Gordon McDowell (relatives) Irene Gregg from Canada, Paul Clements, Vice-Chair Ulster History Circle and Terence Bowman (relative)
  12. Liam and Irene Gregg with family, friends and members of the Ulster History Circle.

Francis Sheehy Skeffington plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony


Photographs left to right

  1. Francis Sheehy Skeffington.
  2. Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, granddaughter of Francis Sheehy Skeffington, addresses a large audience before unveiling the Ulster History Circle blue plaque to her grandfather.
  3. Guests at the ceremony.
  4. Councillor Paddy Smith, Chairman of Cavan County Council who sponsored the blue plaque with members of the Ulster History Circle including Sir Peter Froggatt, Richard Froggatt, Leslie McKeague from Ucher, Co. Cavan, Chris Spurr, Chairman, and Liam Logan.

Emma Duffin Blue Plaque unveiling

Photographs from the plaque unveiling ceremony

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  1. Emma Sylvia Duffin.
  2. Emma Mackin and Sarah Bracher, great-nieces of Emma Duffin.
  3. Guests gather outside 29 University Square, Belfast.
  4. Author Trevor Parkhill, MBE, Ulster History Circle,
  5. Great- niece, Emma Mackin unveils the blue plaque at the house where Emma Duffin was born.
  6. Trevor Parkhill MBE with Emma and Sarah after the unveiling.1110487 – Peter Cavan, Ulster History Circle with Doreen Muskett.

Joan Trimble plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony

 


Photographs left to right

  1. Guests gather for the unveiling.
  2. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle opens the ceremony, watched by the Trimble families.
  3. Three generations unveil the Blue Plaque – Nicholas Gant, Aimee Elliott and Lucy McVey.
  4. L.r. Councillor Mary Garrity, Chairperson of Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, Nicholas Gant, Joan Trimble’s son, Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle, Joanna McVey, daughter of Joan Trimble and Alan Boyd, Secretary, Ulster History Circle.
  5. Joanna McVey with David and Dorothy Byers, Belfast.
  6. Photographer John McVitty with Chairman of Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, Councillor Mary Garrity.

Eric Bell VC Blue Plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony

 

 

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  1. A very wet July in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh.
  2. Shielded from the rain by umbrella held by Alan Boyd, Secretary, Ulster History Circle, Tom Elliott MP addresses assembled guests.
  3. Tom Elliott, MP, unveils the blue plaque.
  4. L.r. Wilma Dunlop with Lynda Jones of 2 Irvinestown Road.
  5. Members of the Royal Inniskilling  Fusiliers Regimental Association who attended the unveiling.
  6. l.r. Jack Dunlop, Lynda Jones, Tom Elliott MP and Chris Spurr, Chairman, Ulster History Circle.

Eoin MacNeill plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony
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  1. St. Malachy’s College Motto – ‘Gloria Ab intus’ (Glory from within)
  2. College archivist, Gerry McNamee welcomes Gearoid Trimble, Foras na Gaeilge who sponsored the blue plaque, and Gerry and Mark Hughes.
  3. Senator Michael McDowell, grandson of Eoin MacNeill signs the guest book for Mairead Ferguson, treasurer, Ulster History Circle.
  4. Samantha Long, Secretarial Assistant to the Senator, Seanad Eireann with Principal, St. Malachy’s College, Paul McBride and Gerry McNamee, College archivist.
  5. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle welcomes guests.
  6. Senator McDowell unveils the blue plaque to his grandfather. The plaque is sited on the wall of the College, directly underneath the room where Eoin MacNeill boarded during his days as a student.
  7. BBC, UTV, RTE and NVTV as well as local press covered the unveiling.
  8. l.r. Sheila Parkhill, Jane Leonard and Trevor Parkhill,
  9. l.r. Dr. Peter Collins, Brian Feeney and Eamon Pheonix.
  10. l.r. Senator Michael McDowell,Alasdair McDonnell MP, Oisin McDonnell, and Gerry McNamee.