The RUC GC Foundation will be hosting a Gala Concert to Celebrate the Centenary of the RUC GC, on Saturday 8th October 2022 at 7:30pm in Glenmachan Church of God.
The event will feature performances from the Police Male Voice Choir, PSNI Ladies Choir & PSNI Pipes and Drums. The event will also feature guest performances from Peter Corry & Festival Brass.
The Chairman of the RUC GC Foundation, Professor Stephen White OBE has co authored a new book with Mr Robert J Black and Mr Hugh Forrester.
The book has been released to Mark the Centenary of the RUC GC and is titled “Marking the Sacrifices and Honouring the Achievements of the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC”.
The authors, two police historians (one of whom served in the RUC GC) and a former senior officer with extensive international experience, have produced a wealth of information that will be a treasure trove for students, researchers
The Chairman, Trustees and Volunteers attended a Remembrance event within the RUC GC Memorial Garden on Wednesday 1st June 2022, to mark the formation of the RUC GC, and the sacrifices of 314 RUC GC Officers who were murdered since the RUC GC was established on 1st June 1922.
The event was also attended by the Vice Lord Lieutenant for Belfast, Sir Nigel Hamilton KCB and PSNI Chief Constable Simon Bryne QPM. Immediately following the Remembrance event, Certificates were presented to all Volunteers to not only mark this occasion, but also
Our Chairman Professor Stephen White OBE pictured with Belfast’s Lord Mayor – Councillor Michael Long and Lady Mayoress & Justice Minister Naomi Long, attending the Twentieth Annual ‘RUC GC Day’ Service
The Royal Ulster Constabulary GC Foundation held a very successful Service of Thanksgiving in The Cathedral of St Anne, Belfast which was conducted by the Very Reverend Stephen Forde BSc, Dip Theol, Dean of Belfast. Although our Patron HRH The Prince of Wales was unable to attend in person, he was still able to send a deeply supportive message via
On this 100th anniversary of policing in Northern Ireland, there is a determined effort to blacken the good name of the RUC
By Stephen White OBE, Chair of RUC GC Foundation
This Sunday, close to 500 people will attend a thanksgiving service in Belfast’s St Anne’s Cathedral to mark the centenary of policing in Northern Ireland.
They will recall loved ones who were cruelly cut down by terrorists during the ‘Troubles’.
They will silently think of others who died during their police service and the individuals who took their own lives.
Thoughts will go back in time to 1922 and the creation of the RUC and An Garda Siochana to take over policing from the Royal
RUC GC Foundation to mark centenary of distinguished police service
The Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross (RUC GC) Foundation is to mark the centenary of policing in Northern Ireland with a host of major events to highlight the commitment, sacrifice and distinguished service of officers.
The Chair of the RUC GC Foundation, Stephen White OBE, said the anniversary will see the emphasis placed on remembrance and acts of courage and heroism since the formation of the RUC in June 1922.
The centenary will be marked at Church Services in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast
On November 18th, 2021, having been postponed twice due to Covid, the inaugural Royal Ulster Constabulary GC Foundation Annual Lecture took place at Queens University, Belfast. The speaker was former Chief Constable Sir George Hamilton QPM who had served in the RUC, PSNI and GB constabularies.
Sir George’s lecture was entitled ‘Remembering, Respecting, Learning and Progressing’ – a personal and professional analysis of the transition from Royal Ulster Constabulary GC to Police Service of Northern Ireland.
RUC GC Foundation Chairman Stephen White OBE said: “This lecture demonstrates the Foundation’s desire to contribute
On 11th November 2021 RUCGC Foundation Chairman Stephen White OBE and Thelma Corkey BEM Chair of the RUC GC Widows Association attended the official opening ceremony at the Field of Remembrance in Westminster Abbey. For the first time a new plot to mark the sacrifices of the RUC GC is now in this poignant and prestigious location.