• 74 Anniversary of the Belfast Blitz

    On Wednesday 15 April 2015 the Northern Ireland War Memorial commemorated the 74th anniversary of the Belfast Blitz. The event had 50 attendees and some images...Read More

  • John Potter Collection of Scrapbooks

    A newspaper clipping from John Potter's scrapbooks. If you would like to arrange an appointment to view the collection please contact the museum as...Read More

  • John Potter Collection of Scrapbooks

    Selection Four from John Potter's scrapbooks. Please browse the image gallery below and select individual images for an enlarged view. If you would like...Read More

  • John Potter Collection of Scrapbooks

    Selection Three from John Potter's scrapbooks. Please browse the image gallery below and select individual images for an enlarged view. If you would...Read More

  • Invitation to 74th Anniversary of the Belfast Blitz

    On Wednesday 15 April 2015 the Northern Ireland War Memorial will commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Belfast Blitz. We will remember all those lost in the...Read More

  • John Potter Collection of Scrapbooks

    Selection Two from John Potter's scrapbooks. Please browse the image gallery below and select individual images for an enlarged...Read More

  • John Potter Collection of Scrapbooks

    Throughout April 2015 The Northern Ireland War Memorial are delighted to present, for the first time, a selection of images from scrapbooks from the John...Read More

  • ‘In my day, all we got for Easter was a carrot on a stick!’

    During the war there were food shortages as enemy submarines began to sink ships, leading to a short supply of certain foods. Rationing was introduced in 1940...Read More

  • VE (Victory in Europe) Day

    VE (Victory in Europe) Day was celebrated on 8th May 1945, officially announcing the end of World War Two in Europe. For the people of Northern Ireland,...Read More

  • Closure for St Patrick’s Day

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed on Tuesday 17 March 2015 for the public holiday, St Patrick’s Day. Photographed here are American soldiers...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,...

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    James Joseph Magennis portrait