Annual Outing Friday 19th May 2017

The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Annual Outing Friday 19th May 2017 Proposed Itinerary   9.00am: Bus departs Sheskburn House, Ballycastle 9.30am: Bus departs St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall 11.00am: Arrive Clifton House, tea/coffee and scones served on arrival Tour of Clifton House Tour of Clifton Street Cemetery 2.00pm: Arrive Crumlin Road Gaol, tea/coffee sandwiches … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

‘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 … Read more

Uillean Piping Week-end

As part of the Uillean Piping week-end 25th – 27th September, on Friday 25th there is a talk in the Boat Club at 7.30 for 8pm by Martin Dowling from the School of Music at Queen’s, ‘The Gaelic League, the Feis Ceoil and the Pipers’ – £2.00. Also there will be a display in Danny … Read more