H4572 : Stone relief, Omagh Orange Hall (2)

taken 14 years ago, near to An Oghmagh, Northern Ireland

Stone relief, Omagh Orange Hall (2)
Stone relief, Omagh Orange Hall (2)
This one, at the centre, reads H. Cooke LLD. More at LinkExternal link He studied chemistry, geology, anatomy, and medicine and was awarded an LLB (an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws)

He opened the new Trinity Presbyterian Church in Omagh in 1856 - more at H4472 : The four hill churches (Trinity Presbyterian), Omagh

Orangemen carry his likeness on their banners (though he was no Orangeman), and his statue in Belfast (erected in September 1875) is still a symbol of the Protestantism of the north of Ireland.

Brian Shaw pictured the church in Belfast named after him at J3472 : Cooke Centenary Memorial Presbyterian Church and Aubrey Dale has captured his statue, which stands just in front of Inst in College Square East, at J3374 : The Black Man, Belfast
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Friday, 22 August, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 22 August, 2008
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Stone relief   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! H 451 728 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0857N 7:18.1749W
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