Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

Vertekop, Macedonia, 1917. It was not the first time the German bombers had struck. The previous summer, when the nurses first arrived, there had been three separate air raids. But this was one was so much worse. Seventeen bombs fell on the Red Cross hospital that...
County Tyrone – Choose a Topic

County Tyrone – Choose a Topic

  Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Tyrone’s past. County Tyrone – Family Histories   Alexander, Earls of Caledon Gledstanes of Fardross House, near Clogher, , referenced here. McCausland of...
Rise & Fall of the Knights Templar – The Irish Experience

Rise & Fall of the Knights Templar – The Irish Experience

The Knights Templar have captivated people’s imagination ever since the uber-wealthy militia was founded in 1119. One of the most powerful forces in Europe for almost 200 years, their initial purpose was to protect pilgrims in the very precarious Crusader States...