PRESBYTERIANISM IN GLENARM by S. Alex Blair : This article first appeared in Vol. 9 of The Glynns (1981) and is presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks.

(Being a resume of part of a lecture on “Presbyterianism in the Glens” given by the author to the Glens of Antrim Historical Society in Cushendall on Friday, 19th September, 1980.  S. Alex. Blair )     Presbyterianism came to Ireland from Scotland, brought by the Planters of the early seventeenth century. Because of its […]

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LISNAGUNOGUE by Cahal Dallat.

This article first appeared in Volume VII of The Glynns (1979).It is reproduced here with additional photographs. In a previous issue of this journal it was claimed that there has never been any published attempt to interpret the meaning of the place-name `Lisnagunogue’.1 However, Joyce leaves us in no doubt about this place-name which occurs […]

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THE LINT-PULLING DANCE by Cahal DaIlat with additional comments by Pat Mc Cambridge

This article first appeared in 1978, in Volume 6 of The Glynns. It is reproduced here with additional photographs. Further commentary is provided by Pat McCambridge (Cushendall) in an interview he gave to the Glens of Antrim Historical Society as part of the recent Oral History Project. (The interview in full is transcribed and stored […]

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Day Trip to Enniskillen Friday 20th May 2016

The society are planning a trip to the historic town of Enniskillen on Friday 20th May 2016.  The tour will include a boat journey and guided tour of Devenish Island, a tour by water of the island town, lunch in the Killyhevlin Hotel overlooking the River Erne, a visit to Castlecoole-the finest Palladian mansion in […]

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‘Easter Manoeuvres- A Call to Arms’ Fri 22nd April at 8.30

The monthly talk will take place in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm. The talk will cover the build up to the Rising, taking into account all the groups and characters involved, the polital machinations that paved the way for a rebellion, how it progressed and the aftermath. Sean Collins is a graduate of […]

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Glens of Antrim Historical Society General Knowledge Quiz Cushendall Golf Club 26th February at 8pm. (Adm £3.00)

The Glens of Antrim Historical Society invite you & your guests to our General Knowledge Quiz in Cushendall Golf Club on Friday 26th February at 8pm. (Admission £3.00). Non Members Welcome.

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Our next talk will take place on Friday 19th February in the Parish Centre Cushendall at 8.30pm. All welcome. (Non-members entrance fee: £3.00)

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January Lecture: The speaker on Friday 22nd January…

…will be Leonard Quigg, a committee member of the Glens of Antrim Historical Society, and the subject of his illustrated presentation will be “Robert Quigg V.C. – a Bushmills Hero.” Rifleman (later Sergeant) Robert Quigg was a soldier in The Royal Irish Rifles during The Great War of 1914 – 1918 and he was awarded […]

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‘Robert Quigg V.C. A Bushmills Hero’

The January talk will take place on Friday 22nd in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm.  The speaker is Leonard Quigg.  Everyone is welcome to attend, non-members adm £3

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Late Night Opening Friday 4th December

The Historical Society, Mill Street Cushendall will be opened on Friday 4th December 6 – 8pm. Come in and see our great selection of books, an ideal Christmas present would be our new publication ‘Green Glens and Golden Memories’ priced £15. Free mulled wine and mince pies! Everyone welcome

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