Site Updates/News

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12/4/19 - Ian Ogle birthday celebrations

This evening our band celebrated our much loved and missed friend Ian “Big O” Ogles first birthday in heaven with his family and friends.

The band made a presentation to his family having done a sponsored walk and fund raising within the bands membership. We also presented a plaque to the family made by our very own talented member “Butts”.

Always in our thoughts - Big O






30/3/19 - And we're off

Tonight seen our first official function in the 2019 calender, a fundraiser for our friends in the City of Belfast Fifes and Drums.






4/2/19 - A great send off for a great man

An amazing send off for an amazing man.
Ian “Big O” Ogle. A Prod Boy legend, a Cluan Place general, a family man, a gentleman. God bless.

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2/2/19 - Happy birthday

The Protestant Boys East Belfast would like to wish our wee mate Kristofer a happy 23rd birthday.
The doctors always said he wouldn’t reach the age of 7. He is a wee fighter and continues to defy all odds.

Have a great day and we’re looking forward to seeing you at the front of the band come the band season.



31/1/19 -Ian Ogle Vigil

The band paying our respects to a very well thought of past member of our band, Ian "Big O" Olge.
We played one of his favorite tunes, 3rd Batt. Always on our minds, forever in our hearts.
Lest we forget

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28/1/19 - Donations - Ian Ogle funeral fund

Donations welcome folks.

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28/1/19 - Ian "Big O" Ogle

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys, East Belfast wish to express our most sincere condolences to Colin snr and young Colin and the wider family circle of our past member Ian Bigo Ogle after his tragic passing. You are all in our thoughts.

If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God bless



17/1/19 - Condolences

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys, East Belfast wish to express our most sincere condolences to our esteemed member Martin on the passing of his father. You are all in our thoughts.

If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God bless



12/1/19 - Her Majesty

Correspondence from the Queen wishing good wishes to our band for 2019.

God save her









24/12/18 - Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas folks. Have a safe and enjoyable one.









14/12/18 - Condolences

The Protestant Boys East Belfast wish to send our deepest condolences to Michael and Yasmine on the passing of their son after a tragic accident. Michael is a member of the band fraternity (Gertrude Star). At times like these we must rally around and support our own.

Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time. God bless



11/11/18 - Lest we forget

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.



19/10/18 - William

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys, East Belfast wish to express our most sincere condolences to the Gillespie family on the passing of one of our founding members William "Bunter" Gillespie. You are all in our thoughts.

If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God bless



29/09/18 - Gareth Keys - Click here

The band paying our respects to a very well thought of past member of our band, Gareth “Keysey” Keys. For anyone who doesnt know, he designed and done our mural beside the Con Club (among others) where we played yesterday evening with members of his family and friends.

We played one of his favourite tunes, Rule Britannia, brought back especially for this occasion. It was played at his funeral and meant a lot to him. It will now have its pride of place back in our tune list.

Lest we forget



28/09/18 - Ulster Day

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys East Belfast would like to wish you all a Happy Ulster Day.

We, their descendants, just as they were, are duty bound to defend our country and its people from any perceived threat to our way of life.



10/09/18 - Good luck

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys East Belfast would like to wish our member Kurtis Wray all the very best in seeking a new life in Australia.

While we dont want you to leave, we cant help but wish you all the success in the world. Enjoy



08/09/18 - Congratulations

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys East Belfast wish our member Stephen Wallace and his lovely bride Hannah all the very best in their future following their wedding day.

Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.



06/09/18 - Greatest Sympathy

The officers and members of the Protestant Boys, East Belfast wish to express our most sincere condolences to Hammy Truesdale, his wife, family and the Officers and Members of Downshire Guiding Star Flute Band on the sad passing of young Cameron. We know this is a very difficult and demanding time for you all. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God bless



30/08/18 - Were back!Were back!

After a lengthy absence from the world wide web we are back. From all the members of the Protestant Boys East Belfast Flute Band we would like to thank everyone for their continued support over the years.




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