From Our Records - February

19th Feb 2016

On 1st February 2007 (9 years) The Rifles were formed.  In 1760 - 255 years ago The 62nd Regiment defended Carrickfergus Castle in Ireland.

On 28 Feb 1985, 30 years ago, the IRA carried out a mortar bomb attack on a police station in Newry, Northern Ireland. 9 Royal Ulster Constabulary officers were killed - the RUC's highest loss of life on a single day during the Troubles.