Photographs from the Dorothy Parke Plaque unveiling


St. Columb’s Hall, Derry City – plaque location.


Dorothy Parke


Chris Spurr, Chairman-Ulster History Circle, Councillor Sandra Duffy, Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District Council, and Dr. Nuala McAlister Hart, Ulster History Circle.


Willow McIntyre with her mother (left) and Ray McGinley


David Byers, Dorothy Byers, Nuala McAlister Hart, Alan Boyd and Philip Hammond.


Former pupil of Dorothy Parke, Joan Smyth from Ballyclare, Co. Antrim.



Guests gather outside St. Columb’s Hall.


Chris Spurr, Chairman-Ulster History Circle welcomes guests to the unveiling.


The Mayor addresses assembled guests.


l.r. Willow McIntyre, Nuala McAlister Hart, Chris Spurr, Councillor Sandra Duffy and Joan Smyth.


Willow McIntyre and Dr. Nuala McAlister Hart


Willow sings a Dorothy Parke composition, ‘Over the Hills and Far Away.


The Mayor with the Dorothy Parke plaque, sponsored by the Council.


The Mayor, Councillor Sandra Duffy and Joan Smyth unveil the blue plaque.


l.r. Jeanette Warke, Alderman Graham Warke, Mary Harley, Michael Harley, Dr. Eibhlin Mhic Aoidh-Ulster History Circle, and Kenneth Irvine, Ulster History Circle.


At the Tower Museum, Dr. Nuala McAlister Hart gave a power-point presentation on the blue plaque recipient, Dorothy Parke.


Former Mayor, Alderman Graham Warke with the present Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District Council, Councillor Sandra Duffy.


Philip Hammond with Nuala McAlister Hart.


Guests at the Tower Museum, Derry City.