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Lest we forget

Hear the measured beat of Ulstermen marching, Through the green fields and streets of the towns, Called up to arms by bold Edward Carson, To stand for the Red Hand and Crown. These were the seed of mighty CuChulainn, These were the sons of Congal Claen, Determined that Gaels and Rome should not rule them, …

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A united community.

There is nothing stronger than a united community. It was our pleasure to do our small bit to help and hopefully the school can secure much needed funding going forward.

Happy birthday

Happy heavenly birthday to our greatly missed patron Dr Ian Adamson. Always on our mind, forever in our hearts. Lest we forget.

Well done

A big well done to the RATH. Community Group (a sub group of Dalaradia) on securing their own office in the Rathcoole estate. Still in their infancy and already hitting the ground running.

In loving memory

A big thank you to the East Belfast Protestant Boys for their annual wreath laying at a memorial garden we hold dear in the Rathcoole estate. They are a credit to the band scene. Lest we forget.

Open day

RATH Community Group, public meeting

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia attended a public meeting in the Dunanney Centre facilitated by a new community group in Rathcoole, the RATH. Community Group. RATH is a sub group of Dalaradia and is in its infancy and merely a few months old. Various members of the local community attended with a lot of issues …

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Ulster Workers Strike (UWC)

On Saturday 11th May 2019 members of Dalaradia attended a talk on the Ulster Workers Strike (UWC) at the Somme Heritage Centre, Bangor in the run up to the strikes 45th Anniversary. A great paper by Aaron Edwards, delivered on behalf of the Messines group with some really insightful stories and a great discussion from …

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‘D’ Company Annual Memorial parade

Yesterday 11th May, Dalaradia attended the Red Hand Comrades Association ‘D’ Company Annual Memorial parade. The parade formed up at Drumhirk Drive and proceeded to the unique memorial garden at Owenroe Drive for a short service. Afterwards there was entertainment in the Kilcooley Community Centre. The patriots blood is the seed of freedoms tree. Honor, …

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William Savage Memorial

This Friday 10th May evening our friends in the William Savage Memorial (Toye Flute Band) are hosting thier annual parade through the Co Down Village of Killyleagh. The parade will begin at 7:30pm from Killyleagh Orange Hall and will take the following route through the Village: Killyleagh Orange Hall Frederick Street Cross Street Shore Street …

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