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Video: Armistice Day - Firing of the cannon at Grey Point Fort marks the end of WW1


The cannon at Grey Point Fort, in County Down, part of a network of coastal defences which guarded the mouth of Belfast Lough during the two world wars, was fired today to mark Remembrance Day The firing of the cannon came after World War One trenches dug by soldiers training for the Western Front were uncovered by schoolchildren and volunteers in recent weeks. With a five week archaeological dig at Grey Point Fort, Helen’s Bay, Co. Down, just finished and the extent of the trenches, which have been traced for over 200 metres, have surprised the archaeologists. Credit: Belfast Telegraph

 

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