QUILTING By Mrs. Rose Emerson

(This article first appeared in 1975 in Volume 3 of The Glynns.  It is presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks.)   My mind goes back seventy years to 1904 and the first Feis in the Glens. One wonders about all the craftsmen and women whose work filled Holden’s big hall at Waterfoot. Everything from […]

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Statistical Account of Ardclinis and Laid by The Rev. Richard Stewart Dobbs, Curate

(This article first appeared in Volume 2 of The Glynns in 1974; it is presented here with added photographs and hyperlinks)   Having previously published the Ordnance Survey Memoirs for both the above parishes, the Society now presents a reprint of a survey made in 1817, some fifteen years by their curate.  The survey is […]

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Archaeological Excavations In The Glens of Antrim: Past, Present & Future Cormac McSparron. QUB

The following slide show was presented by Cormac McSparron,Fieldwork director at The Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork QUB, to the society on Friday 22nd May in St. Mary’s Parish Centre Cushendall. It is reproduced here by kind permission of Cormac for which the society is most grateful.                   […]

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“Archaeological Digs in The Glens Of Antrim: Past, Present and Future”

    Archaeological Digs in the Glens of Antrim: Past, Present and Future This illustrated talk featuring ‘Castle Carra’ will take place on Friday 22nd May at 8.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall.  Admission is free to members and non members are most welcome to attend(admission £3).   This lecture will summarise the main […]

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‘Mythconceptions in Irish History’ Friday 24th April 2015

This months talk is not the talk previously advertised.  Instead the subject of the Glens of Antrim Historical Society in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall on Friday 24th April at 8.30pm is ‘Mythconceptions in Irish History’.  It takes the form of a light-hearted, yet challenging, illustrated talk looking at some of the myths, legends, misconceptions, […]

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Fund Raising Table Quiz Friday 27th March 2015

The society is holding a fundraising table quiz in Ballycastle Golf on Friday 27th March at 8.30pm.  Admission is £3 and includes light refreshment, all proceeeds raised will go towards the publication of our 50th anniversary book later this year.  Your support would be very much appreciated  

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Lecture 20th March at 8.30pm.

Lecture 20th March 2015 at 8.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall.  ” The Glens of Antrim: a continuing source of inspiration for artists” by Joe McFadden.  Everyone is welcome to attend, non-members admission £3.

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Forthcoming Lecture. Friday February 20th 2015 at 8.30pm in Cushendall Parish Centre: “Was JFK a ‘great’ American President ?”

Felix.M.Larkin will discuss the legacy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and will reflect on JFK’s contribution to U.S national and international affairs at the height of what history now calls ‘The Cold War’.Felix M. Larkin is the academic director of the Parnell Summer School. A graduate of University College Dublin, he is a retired public servant […]

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Quiz Friday 6th February 2015 @ 8.30pm, Cushendall Golf Club

There will be a fund raising general knowledge quiz on Friday 6th February at 8.30pm in Cushendall Golf Club. This quiz is to raise funds towards our 50th Anniversary Book, which will be published later this year.  We would like members and friends to support this quiz, admission £3.

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Lecture 23rd January 2015 ‘Merchant sailors from Glenaan to Glenarm lost in The Great war’

The lecture at the Glens of Antrim Historical Society’s monthly meeting at 8.30 pm on Friday 23 January 2015, in St Mary’s Parish Hall, Cushendall, is by Glenarm man, Iain Bradley, vice-Chairman of the Society. It is a reflection on an aspect of the Great War. The sailors of the merchant fleet from the Glens […]

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