THE MACARTNEYS OF LISSANOURE By S. Alex Blair George Macartney left his native Auchinleck in Scotland in 1649 for Co. Antrim. He settled in Belfast where, although life was not easy, he prospered and held the position of Sovereign or Mayor of the town. One of his four sons also named George, born in 1671, … Read more
CUSHENDALL GOLF CLUB: To celebrate and commemorate 80 glorious years of the Golf Club’s history, a limited edition, hardback book titled. “CUSHENDALL GOLF CLUB – Jewel of the Glens” will be launched on Friday 13th July at 8.pm in Cushendall Golf Club. Following the launch light refreshments will be served and the author Mr Denis … Read more
New e-books now available from our bookshop Download The Glynns Volume 44 Download The Glynns Volume 45
The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Privacy Statement The Glens of Antrim Historical Society is a local historical association which promotes interest … Read more
The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Office Bearers: 2017/2018 Chairperson: Mr Iain Bradley Vice-Chair: Mr Leonard Quigg Secretary: Mr Dominic O’Loan Treasurer: Miss Eileen Mc Auley Contact Us: The Old Schoolhouse 25 Mill Street, Cushendall County Antrim BT44 0RR e-mail: email@example.com Web address: www.antrimhistory.net Telephone … Read more
A Monologue of the Belfast Blitz A thought provoking piece of theatre presented by Sharon Dickson. Minnie tells her thoughts and fears as an eleven year old child after hearing that war has been declared in 1939. This piece of theatre has travelled all over Northern Ireland and has been very well received throughout. … Read more
This months lecture will take place in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm ‘ St. Patrick and Pre-Christian Ireland’ by Dan Maloney. There will also be a selection of books for sale belonging to the late Malachy McSparran. These books are for sale to members of the society. Non members are welcome to attend … Read more
This month’s talk will take place in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm. “The Antrim Coast Road” by Donnell O’Loan. Everyone is welcome to attend, members are free and the charge for non- members remains £3.00.
There is a fund raising quiz in Cushendall Golf Club on Friday 26th January at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome, please come along and give us your support
Due to adverse weather conditions we are sorry that we have to cancel tomorrow nights lecture ‘Ella Young’ a life in two halves. We hope to reschedule the talk at a later date.