Cullybackey, Co. Antrim during the Second World War

During the Second World War, factories such as the Maine Works in Cullybackey, Co. Antrim manufactured shell casings as part of the ongoing war effort.

Cullybackey

Co. Antrim

Northern Ireland

Victory in Europe: V.E. Day celebrations in Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

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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.

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.

Map showing Craigs Church of Ireland, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

Craigs Church of Ireland, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

95 Hillmount Road, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

Craigs Church of Ireland in Culybackey, Co. Antrim contains the Commonwealth War Grave of 1 member of the British Army who died during the Second World War.

Map showing Maine Works, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

Maine Works, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

100 Main Street 100, Cullybackey, Co. Antrim

The Maine Works was a linen processing plant in Cullybackey, Co. Antrim. During the Second World War, it became a munitions factory making 6lb shells.