Images from the archive showing Northern Ireland life in 1992
On Wednesday this page highlighted Saturday’s Heritage Railway Association (HRA) Annual Awards in Birmingham.
“There’s bubbly at six o’clock,” repeated the smiling gentleman welcoming a constant flow of people into the grand reception hall of Birmingham’s MacDonald Burlington Hotel.
Looking back to pictures in the papers
Tuesday’s centenary of the introduction of the Representation of the People Act was commemorated here and across the UK.
A video compilation looking at images from the archives
For 62 years Ballycastle Railway’s narrow-gauge line between Ballymoney and Ballycastle operated without serious incident until almost exactly 75 years ago.
Looking at Faces & Places in the news
Rounding off the 1980s with our look back to 1989.
Aletter arrived recently in Roamer’s mailbox from Declan Wynne in Drogheda about some of the steam-train memories that were shared on this page last year.
Last year Bangor artist Leslie Nicholl shared a moving story on Roamer’s page about an exhibition that he was compiling entitled ‘The Stretcher Bearer’.
In 1989 Northern Ireland was still gripped by violence and destruction
Delving into the archive to bring the images from the late 80's
Remembering some of the events which made the news at the end of the 80's
There have already been many memorial events leading up to tomorrow’s Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), some of them mentioned recently on Roamer’s page.
Northern Ireland has produced more than its fair share of famous faces over the years.
Fionn Davenport, one of Ireland’s best-known travel writers, last year penned a vivid despatch from Tombstone, Arizona, America’s iconic “cowboy town”.
Examining the issues and images which shaped the news in Northern Ireland and beyond 30 years ago.