Meeke and The Major- Friday 16th November at 8pm

Meeke and the Major on Friday 16th November at 8pm in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall. Join us for an evening of reflection and shared history respectfully remembering key historical events from 100 years ago commemorating the end of WW1. Featuring a local community performance set in 1917, it tell the story of Private John … Read more

Office Winter Opening Hours

The society office in The Old Schoolhouse, 25 Mill Street, Cushendall will open from 10.30am to 12.30pm Tuesday to Friday from 1st November. Come in and look around our bookshop, as well as the large selection of new books and The Glynns journal we now stock many used local history books priced from as little … Read more

LONG-FORGOTTEN GAELIC SONGS OF RATHLIN AND THE GLENS by Sorcha Nic Lochlainn

LONG-FORGOTTEN GAELIC SONGS OF RATHLIN AND THE GLENS by Sorcha Nic Lochlainn   This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 37 (2009).  It is reproduced here in full. ‘Numberless legendary and fabulous tales and songs are recited and sung in Irish round the fire, by persons who do little else. These, however, are confined … Read more

‘The Glynns’ Volume 46 Now Available as an e-book

You can now download the latest edition of The Glynns (Volume 46) to your Kindle/e-book reader. Just follow the link in our bookshop.  CONTENTS Journey In Search Of The Picturesque To TheAntrim Coast, Undertaken By Alexander Williams, RHA (1846-1930)  Gordon Ledbetter Thomas D’Arcy McGee – Politician, Writer And Poet – ‘A Journey From The Glens To … Read more

ULSTER SCOTS IN THE GLENS by Brian MacLochlainn

ULSTER SCOTS IN THE GLENS This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 37 (2009).  It is reproduced here in full. ‘Hag the heid aff him!’ This is the legendary advice alleged to be customarily given by Glenarm hurling supporters to their man on the field when he is challenged for possession of the ball … Read more