Francis Sheehy Skeffington plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Blue Plaque unveiling ceremony


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  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

 


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  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

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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

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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.

John Alexander Sinton plaque unveiling

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  1. Guests at Lissan Parish Church, Churchtown, Cooktown, Co. Tyrone.
  2. L.r. Mrs. Meta Bell, MBE. D.L. Rev. Alan Cross, Lissan Parish Church,Trevor Wilson, Chairman, Mid-Ulster Council, Nial Watson, grandson of John Alexander Sinton VC, Ian Crozier, CEO, Ulster Scots Agency, Neill Salisbury, President, Royal British Legion, Northern Ireland and Chris Spurr, Chairman, Ulster History Circle.
  3. Jack Dunlop and colleagues,  Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Association.
  4. L.r. – Nial Watson who unveiled the blue plaque to his grandfather, with Nigel McFadzean, great nephew of Private William McFadzean VC, and Leonard Quigg, great nephew of Sgt. Robert Quigg VC.
  5. L.r. Rev. Alan Cross, Nial Watson, Mairead Ferguson, Alan Boyd and Chris Spurr, Ulster History Circle with Ian Crozier, Ulster-Scots Agency who funded the plaque to John Alexander Sinton VC.

Joseph Henry Thompson plaque unveiling

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  1. Joseph Henry Thompson, Michigan USA. 1909.
  2. L.r. Aimee Glenny, Mairead Ferguson, Maynard Hanna, Georgia Monteith and Liam Logan.
  3. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle addresses guests at the Kilmorey Arms Hotel, Kilkeel, Co. Down.
  4. CEO, Ian Crozier, Ulster-Scots Agency funder of the blue plaque.
  5. U.S. Council General, Belfast, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau watches the ceremony.
  6. Prior to the unveiling of the plaque, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau speaks to the audience.
  7. Councillor Henry Reilly, great great great cousin and Denise Reilly, the great great cousin of Joseph Henry Thompson, with  the US. Consul General, Belfast, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau as she unveils the blue plaque.
  8. L.r.  Sam Hamilton, proprietor of the Kilmorey Arms Hotel,  Henry Reilly, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau, Denise Reilly, Ian Crozier, Mairead Ferguson, treasurer Ulster History Circle and Chairman, Chris Spurr.
  9. L.R. Ian Crozier, Bernard Gilliland, American Legion, Sam Hamilton, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau and Maynard Hanna
  10. L.r. Chris Spurr with Maynard Hanna, Brian McKeown, Ulster History Circle, Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau, Leslie McKeague.Ulster History Circle and Ian Crozier.

Ada Bodart Plaque unveiling

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  1. Ada Bodart, nee Anna Maria Doherty.
  2. Councillor Roisin Mulgrew unveils the plaque.
  3. Chris Spurr, Chairman Ulster History Circle, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Francis Gallagher, Old Newry Society and Dr. Robert Whan, Newry and Mourne Museum.
  4. L.r. Rory McEvoy and Paul Madden (Madden Gallery) with Michael McKeown, Crash Services, Newry.
  5. Maynard Hanna, Kilkeel with Michael O’Hare, Chairman Newry Maritime Association.