THE MILLS OF THE MIDDLE GLENS by Malachy McSparran Volume 4 (1976)

  Up until about twenty-five years ago, the mill was a prominent feature in the life of this area of the Middle Glens. Since that time when the last mill ceased to function, they have gradually disappeared. The purpose of this article is to identify and record...

Some Sums!

In general throughout the Glens, whatever grazing there is on the mountain is divided between the various holdings of the adjacent lowlands. The division is made by each denomination possessing so many “sums”, the larger holdings having more sums and the...

The Land League in North Antrim 1880–82

The general election of 1880 resulted in the formation of William Ewart Gladstone’s second Liberal administration. In Ireland the new government was immediately confronted with an extremely serious situation requiring remedial action. The continuing agricultural...