• Celebrating International Women’s Day Friday 6th March

    Join the Linen Hall Library in discovering the changing role of women in conflicts around the world on the home front and the frontline from 1815-2015....Read More

  • J is for James Joseph Magennis VC

    James Joseph Magennis was the only man from Northern Ireland to be awarded a Victoria Cross in the Second World War. On 31 July 1945, his midget submarine,...Read More

  • The Northern Ireland War Memorial is featured in today’s Belfast Telegraph as part of a larger feature on Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial is featured in today’s Belfast Telegraph as part of a larger feature on Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. The Northern Ireland...Read More

  • Remembering millions who died in Holocaust

    As part of International Holocaust Memorial Day flowers were placed at Belfast’s War Memorial by Neville Finch (Belfast Jewish Community) Dr Sandra Baillie...Read More

  • International Holocaust Memorial Day, Tuesday 27 January 2015

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial gallery will host a commemorative event for International Holocaust Memorial day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme this...Read More

  • I is for Insignia

    There were 300,000 US service men and women in Northern Ireland between 1942 and 1944. These American forces came to Northern Ireland in two phases. The first...Read More

  • Christmas closure

    In the wind down to Christmas the Northern Ireland War Memorial will be open every day this week until 1.00 pm. The gallery will be closed from Monday 22...Read More

  • Visitor Notice – Thursday 11 December 2014

    The NI War Memorial gallery will be closed this afternoon from 1.00pm but will reopen on Friday 12 December at 10.00 am as normal. We apologise for any...Read More

  • H is for History

    History of Ulster in the First World War. This book was published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The book is written for the...Read More

  • Ulster and the First World War by historian Jonathan Bardon

    Ulster and the First World War by historian Jonathan Bardon and published by the Northern Ireland War Memorial, will be launched this evening at NIWM. This...Read More

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    J is for James Joseph Magennis VC

    James Joseph Magennis was the only man from Northern Ireland to be awarded a Victoria Cross in the Second World War. On 31 July 1945, his midget submarine,...

    Read More
    James Joseph Magennis portrait