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A tribute to Dr. Ian Adamson, O.B.E., Conlig, 14 January 2019

Ian Adamson was a highly complex person, with a whole range of roles as physician, politician, historian, and cultural activist. What I will say today will only scratch the surface of what was an exceptionally rich and full life. Ian is perhaps best known through the series of books he wrote, starting with the best-known, …

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Our friend

A great send off for a great man. While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.

Funeral service

The funeral service of our friend Dr Ian Adamson will take place on Monday 14th January 2019 in Conlig Presbyterian Church at 10.30am, followed by burial in Roselawn Cemetery. Flowers accepted at James Brown and Sons, 300 Newtownards Road, Belfast. Please be advised there will be limited parking spaces. The car park at the Somme …

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Remarkable life of the late Belfast Lord Mayor

Ian Adamson: Doctor, politician, historian, multi-linguist, renowned wit, a key mover in the restoration of the Ulster Tower at Thiepval and a friend of Van Morrison … remarkable life of the late Belfast Lord Mayor Ivan Little talks to some of the many friends of the ex-Belfast Lord Mayor, who has died aged 74 One …

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A great honour

It has been an honour to work with with our patron, Dr Ian Adamson​ OBE , Paediatrician , Lord Mayor ,Author and visionary community representative. Some of his works will be forever reflected upon with great admiration. Did you know he was a Founding Chair of the Somme Association? Here is an old article we …

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Our patron

It is with the utmost sadness Dalaradia mark the passing of their esteemed Patron Dr Ian Adamson. An incredible human being who dedicated his life to his community, serving as a Paediatrician he served those children most in need. As an elected politician he represented all without fear or favour, also serving as Lord Mayor, …

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In memory

The officer’s and members of Dalaradia would like to pass on our heartfelt sympathies to the Patterson family on the passing of Davy Patterson, a friend of ours. God bless.

In memory

The officers and members of Dalaradia would like to send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Bill Neill, a long time friend who recently passed away. Our thoughts are with you at this hard time. God bless

Happy new year

A GUID New Year tae yin and a’; and mony may ye see; And during a’ the year tae come, O Happy may ye be. Quick fact: Did you sing the traditional “Auld Lang Syne” at the stroke of midnight? Did you know it is a Scots-language poem sung worldwide and was written by Robert …

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Merry Christmas

Ablythe Yuletide billies Merry Christmas friends/comrades 🎄 Dalaradia group 🎄