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HMS Caroline


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The Branch went on a trip to Belfast to tour HMS Caroline on Saturday 25th February 2006. 45 members were taken on tour on one of the oldest active British Naval vessels. Berthed in Alexandra Dock in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast. HMS Caroline is the second oldest commissioned warship in the Royal Navy and now serves as the HQ for the Ulster Division Royal Naval Reserve.

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Somme Visit 2006


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Cultural Visit To Drogheda


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Thirty-six members of the group recently enjoyed a cultural visit to Drogheda. The three day trip set out on Friday November 25th and returned on Sunday November 27th 2005.
Upon arrival, the group were met by Sean Collins, the former Lord Mayor of Drogheda, who gave a talk on the town and it's role in the Great War and the part played by Ireland as a whole during that conflict.
The next morning the group made its way to the Drogheda War Memorial which is a celtic cross with the names of 400 men from the area who fought in World War One. A wreath was laid on behalf of the visitors by Derek Graham from Dungannon and our current Chairman, Wesley Wright, pronounced the exhortation.

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Battlefest, Armagh


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Battlefest 2005 took place at Palace Stables, Armagh City, Co Armagh. 'Battlefest' is a unique event in Northern Ireland which brought together historical re-enactors from all across the UK, Ireland and France to recreate over two thousand years of history in the grounds of the beautiful Palace Demesne in Armagh City. The Battle of the Boyne scene was the focus point of the event, and re-enactors set up camp as it was the night before the battle took place. Below are images of the WW1 re-enactments.

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