ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG- DEADLINE 4TH MARCH

The society has been invited to take part in an archaeological dig at Cushendun, from  18th – 28th March.  It is an opportunity for members to participate in this dig, however, numbers are limited and places will be allocated on a first- come basis. Any member wishing to be involved should contact the office between … Read more

FORTHCOMING LECTURE: MARY-ANN McCRACKEN by DEIRDRE LARKIN . 8.30PM Parish Centre Cushendall. Friday 24th JANUARY 2014. All Welcome.

MARY ANN McCRACKEN 1770 – 1866                                                              Mary Ann McCracken is too often remembered just as the sister of Henry Joy McCracken, who was executed for his part in the Rising of 1798. However, she is a formidable figure in her own right. During her long life she was in the forefront of social reform … Read more

EDITORIAL

The Society wishes to thank the following for their excellent lectures Dr. Roger Stalley Cistercian Monasteries in Ireland 23. 9.88 Mr. E.G. Hannon The Girona Odyssey 21.10.88 Dr. John Feehan   Environmental Heritage Resources of the Irish Landscape in Rural Development 18.11.88 Dr. Ambrose Macaulay   Religious Practice in Co. Antrim in the Early Nineteenth … Read more

ADDRESS BY GEORGE THOMPSON GIVEN AT THE GLENS OF ANTRIM HISTORICAL SOCIETY DINNER CUSHENDUN : 25th APRIL, 1986.

    I have never been quite sure whether, by virtue of coming from Larne, my wife and I are entitled to regard ourselves as Glens folk born and bred. I have a feeling that those whose pedigree in this respect is beyond question would look upon us as being, at best, a couple of … Read more

Editorial, Volume 12, 1984.

Among the various activities recently held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Edinburgh University was a session of Mastermind. It was conducted in the Queen’s Square Theatre by that master inquisitor Magnus Magnusson, himself a former rector of the University. One question was "What foreign monarch resided for some years in the Palace of Holyrood … Read more