By Scott Edgar
8th December 2020
In December 1942, Czechoslovakian Deputy Prime Minister Jan Masaryk visited Northern Ireland, taking part in several engagements in Belfast.
31st October 2018
Halloween is celebrated in many countries across the world. During the Second World War, rations and restrictions cast a different light on festivities.
24th June 2019
Between 24th June 1942 and 26th June 1942, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited Northern Ireland inspecting British and American military personnel.
7th March 2018
The North West 200 is one of Ulster's largest sporting events having first run on 20th April 1929. What happened to road racing during the Second World War?
1st July 2019
On 1st July 1940, the War Office purchased a pair of motorised ambulances using a £1,000 donation from the Loyal Orange Institution of Ireland in Belfast.
15th August 2019
In the town of Antrim, locals marked V.J. Day or Victory over Japan Day with a bonfire while the celebrations continued into the next day.
Flags of the Allied nations flew from almost every household in Ballycastle, Co. Antrim as the area celebrated V.J. Day on 15th August 1945.
In Bellaghy, Co. Londonderry, locals marked the passing of V.J. Day or Victory over Japan Day with several days of celebrations and bonfires.
On 15th August 1945, residents of Castldawson, Co. Londonderry began celebrating V.J. Day or Victory over Japan Day with music and a bonfire.