By Scott Edgar
4th May 2020
In Cullybackey, Co. Antrim, VE Day celebrations culminated with Major SG Haughton atop a white horse leading the parade to a ceremonial fire on Reid's Hill.
The % town of Bangor, Co. Down marked Victory in Europe Day or VE Day with an effigy of Adolf Hitler hung in the town as people celebrated on 8th May 1945.
Thousands of people gathered on the streets on Belfast to celebrate Victory in Europe Day on 8th May 1945. Street parties took place throughout the city.
The sun shone in Co. Antrim as VE Day celebrations began in Ballymena. Not even patients in the Waveney Hospital felt left out as they feasted on ice cream!
In Portadown, Co. Armagh, thousands of locals mingled with service personnel from the United Kingdom and Belgium to celebrate Victory in Europe Day in 1945.
There was much music and dancing during the VE Day celebrations in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh in 1945. The local RUC even received both complaints and hugs!
VE Day celebrations in Bellaghy, Co. Londonderry involved a gramophone-led street party, a lot of gunfire and a big turf-built bonfire at The Diamond.
In Moneymore, Co. Londonderry, VE Day celebrations were a quieter affair with church services to the fore before the victory dances began the following day.
VE Day celebrations in Tandragee, Co. Armagh included church services, street parties, and bonfires as locals gathered to mark the end of the war in Europe.