The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Invites you to the 2017 AGM on: Friday 22nd September at 8.00pm in: St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall Followed by: Refreshments and music by Seamus Mc Lean Launch of The Glynns Vol. 45 to follow All Welcome
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The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Office Bearers: 2017/2018 Chairperson: Mr Iain Bradley Vice-Chair: Mr Leonard Quigg Secretary: Mr Dominic O’Loan Treasurer: Miss Eileen Mc Auley Contact Us: The Old Schoolhouse 25 Mill Street, Cushendall County Antrim BT44 0RR e-mail: email@example.com Web address: www.antrimhistory.net … Read more
Full Index of The Glynns Volumes 1-44 now available online. INDEX of THE GLYNNS Vol. 1 PENAL MASS SITES IN THE GLENS The Rev. Patrick Mc Kavanagh. Discovering the old Mass sites in Glenravel, Cushendall, Cushendun, Glenariffe. Some sites known because of their Irish names eg Knockanaffrin in Glenravel; carved … Read more
‘My Life as a journalist and broadcaster’ by Roisin McAuley Lee. Roisin will look back at the last 50 years in Northern Ireland from the perspective of a journalist and broadcaster. The talk will take place in St Mary’s Parish Centre Cushendall on Friday 24th March at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.
This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 6 (1978). It is re- presented here in it’s original format. The Society wishes to thank the Officers of the Royal Irish Academy for kindly permitting the publication of this Memoir, and the Staff of the Northern Ireland Public Record Office for its assistance … Read more
This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 (1980). It is re-presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks. Larne Times 5th June 1915 MEDICAL OFFICERS 1885 Dr. John W. Fogarty 1903 Dr. Michael John O’Kane 1929 Dr. Alex J. McSparran 1973 Dr. John G. McSparran MATRONS 1885 Sister Katherine McDonnell. … Read more
THE FIRST WORLD WAR: My father was at the Battle of the Somme and came through it. He wasn’t really 18 but he let on he was 18. He was a few weeks off it. He was a shoemaker, he cobbled. My mother was 25 when she got married. My father was the same age, … Read more