From 1943 until 1963 Basil Brooke from Colebrooke, Brookeborough was Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. On 31 December1957 at the beginning of the IRA Border Campaign against the Northern Ireland state Seán Garland led the unsuccessful terrorist attack on Brookeborough Royal Ulster Constabulary barracks in which his comrades Seán South and Fergal O’Hanlon, both the subjects of well-known Irish republican ballads, were shot dead. 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister A Prime Minister is a politician who serves as the head of the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Following the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty on 6 December 1921, the Irish Republican Army in the 26 counties that were to become the Irish Free State split between supporters and opponents of the Treaty. ... SeÃ¡n Garland (7 March 1934-) is president of the Workers Party of Ireland. ... The Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001. ...
Seán South- IRA volunteer killed in the Brookeborough Raid
John Armstrong (1717-1795) was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary War. ... Statue of Field Marshal The Viscount Alanbrooke, MoD Building, Whitehall, London Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO (July 23, 1883 - June 17, 1963) was a British Field Marshal during World War II. He also served as Lord High Constable during the coronation of... Basil Stanlake Brooke, 1st Viscount Brookeborough, KG, CBE, MC (June 9, 1888-August 18, 1973) was an Irish Unionist politician. ... Fergal OHanlon (1939â1 January 1957) was a member of the Irish Republican Army from County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. ... Sean South was an IRA terrorist fatally wounded whilst leading an attempt to storm a police station in Brookeborough, Northern Ireland in the small hours of New Years day 1957. ...
Brookeborough is classified as a small village or hamlet by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (ie with a population of between 500 and 1,000 people). On Census day (29 April2001) there were 517 people living in Brookeborough. Of these: April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...
25.5% were aged under 16 and 16.8% were aged 60 and over
50.3% of the population were male and 49.7% were female
For further details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service Protestantism is a movement within Christianity, representing the splitting away from the Roman Catholic Church during the mid-to-late Renaissance in Europe âa period known as the Protestant Reformation. ...
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"The Brookeborough Story - Aghalun in Aghavea" Ed. Jack Johnston.
The Brookeborough papers comprise c.3,500 documents, c.115 volumes and 6 outsize photographs and formal documents, 1575, 1639 and 1658-c.1975, deriving from the Brooke family of Colebrooke, Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh, baronets and (from 1952) Viscounts Brookeborough.
D/998/26 comprises 650 leases of farms in the manor of Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh, 1713, 1733, 1740, 1747-1881, 1891, 1894, 1903 and 1916 (with gaps in the chronological sequence between 1747 and 1881, and concentrations of documentation on years when there were major re-lettings of the estate, e.g.
The biggest single component of D/998, /1 and /21, is a run of c.1,070 maps and surveys of lands in the manor of Brookeborough, 1722-1938, some of them maps/surveys of the entire estate, notably the first in the series which is by the celebrated William Starrat, 'philomath', 1722.
Brookeborough, a picturesque, immaculately presented village in the North East of the county was named after Sir Henry Brooke who was granted the village in 1666 and settled in Colebrooke Park nearby.
The high street is wide and airy, its houses prettily painted and even though several dwelling houses and shops were demolished in the late 1970s to provide new Trust housing, some attractive architectural features such as oriel windows and bay windows are preserved.
Sir Basil Brooke, late Lord Brookeborough was Prime Minister of Northern Ireland at Stormont from 1943 to 1963.
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