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D-Day +80 at Killymoon Castle

Killymoon Castle, 302 Killymoon Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT80 8ZA
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Killymoon Castle was home to the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Devision of the US Army from December 1943 to February 1944. Officers stayed in the Castle while Paratroopers were housed in Quonset huts. One such Paratrooper was 18 year old Tony Vickery affectionately known as the Milk Bar Commando. After parachuting into Normandy on D Day he survived just 5 days.

Join us on the 1st and 2nd of June to commerate D-Day with tours of the Castle, exhibition memorabilia and cellar exhibition. Ulster Military Vehicle Club, Living History Ireland and Wartime Living History Association will also be in attendance. 

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.00 per ticket
Family£25.00 per ticket
Concession£5.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Opening Times

Season (1 June 2024)
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Season (2 June 2024)
Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Memorial Service at 4pm on Sunday 2nd

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