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Events Archive

This page records the events at plaque unveiling and other ceremonies.


Date Name Location Report
12 April 2014 Huddleston, Robert - Poet Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church, Moneyreagh Select
12 April 2014 Barnett, George - Local Historian, Geologist and Poet 154 Sixtowns Road, Draperstown, Co. L'Derry Select
24 March 2014 Hope, James (Jemmy) - United Irishman Mallusk Cemetery, Mallusk, Co. Antrim Select
10 March 2014 Montgomery, Henry - Minister and Evangelist Shankill Road Mission, 110-120 Shankill Road, Belfast Select
3 March 2014 Carnduff, Thomas - The Shipyard Poet Linen Hall Library, Fountain Street, Belfast Select
15 February 2014 Carvill, Francis - Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Canal Court Hotel, Merchant's Quay, Newry Select
17 December 2013 Lyttle, Wesley Greenhill - Writer and Entertainer 85 Main Street, Bangor Select
12 December 2013 Manson, David - Pioneering Schoolmaster 2-6 Waring Street, Belfast Select
7 December 2013 Kelly GC, Thomas Raymond - Merchant Seaman 43 Kilmorey Street, Newry Select
7 December 2013 Blaney GC, Michael (Max) Flood - Bomb Disposal Officer, Corps of Royal Engineers 65 Bridge Street, Newry Select
21 September 2013 McAlery, John McCredy - Introduced Association Football to Ireland 1879 Cliftonville Football Club, Cliftonville Street, Belfast Select
21 June 2013 Makemie, Francis - 'Father of American Presbyterianism' 21 June 2013 Select
10 June 2013 Lewinter-Frankl, Zoltan and Anny - Patrons of the Arts and Entrepreneurs 10 June 2013 Select
1 June 2013 Lyte, Henry Francis - Poet and Hymn Writer Portora Royal School, Enniskillen Select
17 May 2013 Hayward, Richard - Writer, Actor, Singer 352 Antrim Road, Belfast Select
10 May 2013 Bryce, Viscount James OM - Jurist, Historian and Diplomat 13 Chichester Street, Belfast Select
25 April 2013 Clarke, John - Potato Breeder 60 Causeway Road, Bushmills Select
17 April 2013 Wolff, Gustav Wilhelm - Shipbuilder 6 Station Road, Sydenham, Belfast Select
15 April 2013 McDonnell, Dr. James - Physician "Father of Belfast Medicine" Queen's Arcade, Donegall Place, Belfast Select
8 March 2013 Tod, Isabella - Suffragist and Campaigner for Women's Rights 99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast Select
22 February 2013 Seán Lester - Last Secretary-General of the League of Nations 164 Ormeau Road, Belfast Select
14 January 2013 Sir Otto Jaffe - Philanthropist and Lord Mayor of Belfast 10 Donegall Square South, Belfast Select
30 November 2012 Frank McKelvey - Artist 56 Woodvale Road, Belfast Select
30 October 2012 Francis Joy - Founder of the Belfast News Letter Joy's Entry, Bridge Street, Belfast Select
28 September 2012 Dr. Raphael Ernst Grail Armattoe - Physician, Anthropologist and Writer 7 Northland Road, Londonderry Select
1 September 2012 Muiris ” DroighneŠin - Teacher, Scholar and Gael 49 Glen Road, Belfast Select
15 June 2012 Sir Samuel Dill - Classical Scholar, Educationalist and Writer 94 Malone Road, Belfast Select
26 April 2012 Sir William McArthur - Lord Mayor of London and Founding President of the London Chamber of Commerce 23-24 The Diamond, Londonderry Select
10 March 2012 Clara (Ma) Copley - Boxing Promoter 56 Donegall Place, Belfast Select
3 March 2012 Dr James Deeny - Public Health Pioneer 21 Church Place, Lurgan Select
24 February 2012 Morris Harding - Sculptor 104 Church Road, Holywood Select
3 February 2012 Ezekiel J. Donnell - Industrialist, Polemicist and Philanthropist Library, Railway Street, Strabane Select
8 October 2011 Archibald McIlroy - Writer and Storyteller The Town Hall, Ballyclare Select
1 October 2011 Brian O'Nolan - Writer 17 Bowling Green, Strabane  
23 July 2011 Kennedy Kane McArthur - Olympic Gold Medallist, Marathon 1912 Community Building, Dervock, Co. Antrim Select
22 June 2011 Launch of the Blue Plaques Guide Verbal Arts Centre, Stable Lane, Londonderry Select
15 June 2011 Launch of the Blue Plaques Guide Crescent Arts Centre, University Street, Belfast Select
25 May 2011 Wilhelmina Geddes - Stained Glass Artist 50 Marlborough Park South, Belfast Select
17 May 2011 Norah McGuinness - Artist and Set and Theatre Designer 18 Lawrence Hill, Londonderry Select
17 May 2011 Bishop George Berkeley - Philosopher 30 Bishop Street Within, Londonderry Select
13 May 2011 Francis Joseph Bigger - Antiquary and Celtic Revivalist Crown & Shamrock, 584 Antrim Road, Newtownabbey Select
21 April 2011 Francis Maginn - Pioneer for Rights and Education of Deaf People Wilton House, 5 College Square North, Belfast Select
15 April 2011 William MacQuitty - Filmmaker, Writer and Photographer 98 Princetown Road, Bangor Select
13 April 2011 Brian Desmond Hurst - Film Director 23 Ribble Stret, Belfast  Select
5 March 2011 Joseph Tomelty - Author, Actor, Playwright 22 Shore Road, Portaferry Select
18 February 2011 Dr George Sigerson - Physician, Writer, Gael Strabane Library, 1 Railway Street Select
8 February 2011 W.R. Rodgers - Poet and Broadcaster 79 Belmont Avenue, Belfast Select
12 November 2010 Kathleen Bridle - Artist and Teacher 15 Cooper Crescent, Enniskillen Select
3 November 2010 Mercy Hunter - Artist, Calligrapher and Teacher 23 Botanic Avenue, Belfast Select
23 September 2010 Alice Milligan and Charlotte Milligan Fox - Promoters of the Celtic Revival 1 Spllars Place, Omagh Select
15 September 2010 Sir Tyrone Guthrie - Broadcaster and Theatre Director Linenhall Street, Belfast Select
23 August 2010 E. Godfrey Brown - Musician 117 Downshire Road, Holywood Select
21 August 2010 John King Soldier and Explorer of Australia The Square, Moy, Co Tyrone Select
30 April 2010 Sir Henry Lawrence - Founder of Lawrence Schools, India Foyle Arts Centre, Lawrence Hill, Londonderry Select
17 April 2010 Maritime Hotel - Birthplace of Rhythm 'n' Blue in Belfast College Square North, Belfast Select
26 March 2010 Robert John Welch - Photographer 19-21 Main Street, Strabane Select
10 March 2010 Sir Samuel Ferguson - Poet and Antiquarian 23 High Street, Belfast Select
24 February 2010 John McKay - GAA Founding Member 1884 113-117 Donegall Street, Belfast Select
15 February 2010 William Scott - Artist 2 Queen Street, Enniskillen  
26 January 2010 Sam Thompson - Playwright 2 Montrose Street, Belfast  Select
26 November 2009 Sir Joseph Larmor - Mathmatical Physicist 24 Antrim Road, Belfast Select
29 October 2009 Thomas Russell - United Irishman Linenhall Library, Belfast Select
15 October 2009 Sam Hanna Bell - Writer and Broadcaster 2 Crescent Gardens, Belfast Select
5 September 2009 John Mitchel & John Martin - Patriots and Writers Ivy Brook Lodge, Drumalane Road, Newry  Select
29 August 2009 Joe Gilmore - Pioneer Aviator 20 High Street, Ardglass  Select
25 August 2009 George Farquhar - Playwright Verbal Arts Centre, Stable Lane, Londonderry  Select
23 June 2009 Francis Rawdon Chesney - Soldier and Explorer 6 Sabbath Hill Road, Ballymartin Co Down  Select
18 June 2009 Robert Mitchell Henry - First Secretary to Academic Council Lanyon Building, Queens University, Belfast Select
3 June 2009 Sir Richard Wallace - Philanthropist and Art Collector Castle Street, Lisburn Select
15 May 2009 Professor James MacCullagh - Mathematician and Physicist Upper Badoney, Co Tyrone Select
29 April 2009 Sir Samuel Kelly - Coal Importer & Philanthropist 94 Castlereagh Street, Belfast Select
21 April 2009 Stewart Parker - Playwright 86 Larkfield Road, Sydenham, Belfast Select
6 April 2009 James Humbert Craig - Artist Turnamon Cottage, Castle Park, Cushendun Co. Antrim Select
5 March 2009 George Shiels - Playwright 14 Shingle Cove, Carnlough, Co. Antrim  
25 February 2009 Sir William Whitla - Physician and Philanthropist Queen's University Belfast Select
17 December 2008 Edward Bunting - Folk Music Collector St George's Church,High Street, Belfast  Select
26 September 2008 Lady Mabel Annesley - Artist and Wood Engraver The Arbouretum, Castlewellan Forest Park  Select
5 September 2008 Sarah Grand - Novelist and Suffragette Rosebank, 8 Millisle Rd. Donaghadee  Select
28 May 2008 Viscount George Macartney - Ambassador Extraordinary to China Lissanoure Castle, Co. Antrim  Select
9 May 2008 Luke L. Macassey - Civil Engineer and Barrister 7 Chichester Street, Belfast  Select
4 March 2008 Charles McKimm - First General Superintendant of Belfast Parks Tropical Ravine, Botnaic Gardens, Belfast  Select
4 March 2008 Gerard Dillon - Artist 26 Lower Clonard Street, Belfast  Select
12 February 2008 Martha Magee - Benefactor of College Magee College, Londerry  Select
12 February 2008 H.B. Phillips - Impresario Shipquay Street, Londonderry  Select
7 December 2007 Margaret Noble - Writer and Indian Nationalist 16 Scotch Street, Dungannon  Select
6 December 2007 Daniel Cambridge VC - Soldier and Yeoman Warder High Street, Carrickfergus  Select
6 December 2007 Paul Rodgers - Shipbuilder Belfast Road, Carrickfergus  Select
2 November 2007 Margaret Clarke (nee Crilley) - Artist Thomas Street, Newry  Select
29 October 2007 John Hewitt - Poet 18 Mount Charles and 11 Stockmans Lane, Belfast  Select 
15 October 2007 Charles Lever - Novelist 22a The Promenade, Portstewart  Select
14 September 2007 Edmund De Wind VC - Soldier Bridge Street Link, Comber  Select 
8 September 2007 Amy Carmichael - Missionary and Writer Welcome Evangelical Church, Cambrai St, Belfast  
5 September 2007 George William Russell - Artist, Mystic, Writer Market Street, Lurgan  Select 
5 September 2007 Field Marshal Sir John Dill - Soldier Market Street, Lurgan  Select 
2 July 2007 Kelly's Cellars - Meeting Place of United Irishmen Bank Street, Belfast  Select 
26 June 2007 Charles Davis Lucas VC - First recipient of the VC Druminargal House, Poyntzpass  Select 
23 June 2007 Robert the Bruce - King of Scots Visitor's Centre - Rathlin Island  Select 
8 June 2007 Barney Hughes - Master Baker and Philanthropist 11 College Square North Belfast  Select 
2 May 2007 John 'Rinty' Monaghan - Boxer King's Hall, Belfast  Select 
14 March 2007 William Steel Dickson - United Irishman Presbyterian Church, Portaferry  Select 
17 January 2007 James Magennis VC - Submariner Royal Naval Association, Gt Victoria St, Belfast  Select 
23 November 2006 Joe Bambrick - Footballer 219 Roden Street, Belfast  
18 November 2006 Sir Edward Coey - Mayor of Belfast 1860 and Philanthropist Merville House, Newtownabbey  Select 
17 November 2006 Philip Larkin - Poet Old Library, Queen's Universary, Belfast  Select 
14 November 2006 Amy Carmichael - Missionary and Writer Baptist Church, Millisle, Co. Down  
19 May 2006 William Gibson - Goldsmith and Philanthropist Drumbroneth House, 46 Drumbroneth Road, Dromore Select 
24 April 2006 James Bell Crichton VC - Soldier 75 Woodburn Road, Carrickfergus Select 
31 March 2006 Samuel Beckett - Nobel Laureate Portora Royal School, Enniskillen Select 
12 November 2005 Colin Middleton - Artist 6 Victoria Road, Bangor Select 
7 November 2005 Aodh Mac Aingil - Scholar, Poet, Bishop St Patrick's Centre, Downpatrick Select 
29 May 2005 E. Estyn Evans - Geographer 100 Malone Road, Belfast Select 
6 May 2005 William Ritchie - Pioneer Shipbuilder Harbour Commissioner's Offices, Belfast Select
26 February 2005 James Johnston - Tenor 55 Knock Road, Belfast Select
24 February 2005 Sir James Murray - Inventor of Milk of Magnesia 16 High Street, Belfast Select
16 October 2004 Cathal O'Byrne - Singer, Poet and Writer 43 Cavendish Street, Belfast Select
23 September 2004 Jonathan Swift - Author of Gulliver's Travels Ballynure Old Church, Church Road, Ballynure Select
22 September 2004 Paul Henry - Artist 17 University Road, Belfast Select
11 September 2004 Michael McLaverty - Writer Killard, Lecale, Co. Down Select
24 June 2004 Lt. Col. William John English VC - Soldier Kings Road, Knock, Belfast Select
4 June 2004 John B. Yeats - Artist and Writer Vicerage Farm, Tullylish, Co. Down Select
1 June 2004 Dr. William Crolly - Archbishop of Armagh Ballykilbeg Church, near Tyrella Co Down Select
6 October 2003 Ernest Walton - Physicist and Nobel Laureate Methodist College, Belfast Select
21 August 2003 Francis Hutcheson - Philosopher and Teacher First Presbyterian Church, Saintfield Select
20 August 2003 Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples Bt. - Artist Lissan House, Cookstown Select
13 June 2003 Oscar Wilde - Writer and Wit Portora Royal School, Enniskillen  
16 October 2002 Vere Foster - Educationalist and first President of INTO INTO HQ, College Gardens, Belfast Select
24 June 2002 Dr William Drennan - Patriot and Radical First Presbyterian Church, Rosemary Street, Belfast Select