Saturday, 25 June 2016

World War I - Bushmills and Other Heroes


Her Majesty the Queen is expected in Bushmills on Tuesday, June 28, in the late morning 
to unveil a statue to Sergeant Robert Quigg, a Bushmills Hero and native of the Giants Causeway.

Setting for the statue just north of the Diamond in Bushmills

Just three labours of love by Robert Thompson, local historian of WWI

Robert Thompson showing Leonard Quigg the Robert Quigg VC medal

Leonard Quigg, Robert Quigg's great-nephew, and Jane Gibson, Robert's niece.

Statue is now in position

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Japanese Knotweed on the Causeway Coast 5

The measures taken by the then Moyle District Council and Roads Service Northern Ireland have reduced the knotweed infestation but it may take several more treatments to reduce it even further.

The following photos were taken on council property below Elmwood Car Park, Bushmills: