The Murray Parent Club was founded in 1847 and takes its name from Colonel Adam Murray, arguably one of the…
Adam Murray, true Ulster-Scots home-grown Siege of Derry hero who may, or may not, have coined the phrase ‘No surrender’.…
‘Tls a lay of martial glory, not from ancient Greece nor RomeBut a cherished fireside story of each loyal British…
James Roche, one of the many heroes of the Siege of Derry
“At last, at last, with one broad side,
Kind heaven sent their aid,
The boom that crossed The Foyle was broke,
And James he was dismayed.
The banner, boys, that floated
Was run aloft with joy,
God bless the hands that broke the boom,
And saved the Apprentice Boys!”
A detailed description of the Battle of the Boyne
How well do you know your Boyne history?? how many of these facts were you already aware of?
Did you know that the Battle of the Boyne didn’t even last a full day??
One of the lesser known “orange” songs telling the tale of the Battle of the Boyne.
Derryloran Boyne Defenders mark their 55th Anniversary with the Release of “Volume 3”
As today is 4th of July “Independence Day” in the USA its perhaps a good time to briefly explore the links between the Great Siege of Londonderry and America.
The Twelfth……just why do we continue to mark this date?