North Irish Horse talk at Carrickfergus Town Hall

The historical Churchill tank is the backdrop as Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe, announces the Freedom of the Borough is to be conferred on B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, Scottish & North Irish Yeomanry, included is Lt. Joshua Campbell. INCT 03-201-AM
The historical Churchill tank is the backdrop as Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe, announces the Freedom of the Borough is to be conferred on B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, Scottish & North Irish Yeomanry, included is Lt. Joshua Campbell. INCT 03-201-AM
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A public lecture on the North Irish Horse will be held in Carrickfergus Town Hall on Thursday, January 28 at 7.30pm.

The lecture will be given by military historian Richard Doherty, author of the official history of the North Irish Horse ‘A Hundred Years Service.’

It will be presented as a prelude to the conferment of the Freedom of the Borough by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to the B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry.

Richard will give an insight into how the North Irish Horse, a small cavalry reserve regiment played a prominent part in both World War I and World War II.

Light refreshments will be served. To book place for the lecture, contact Carrickfergus Visitor Information on 028 9335 8241 or visitorinfo@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

The conferment ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 30.