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
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
The Glens of Antrim Historical Society invite you & your guests to our General Knowledge Quiz in Cushendall Golf Club on Friday 26th February at 8pm. (Admission £3.00). Non Members Welcome.
Our next talk will take place on Friday 19th February in the Parish Centre Cushendall at 8.30pm. All welcome. (Non-members entrance fee: £3.00)
…will be Leonard Quigg, a committee member of the Glens of Antrim Historical Society, and the subject of his illustrated presentation will be “Robert Quigg V.C. – a Bushmills Hero.” Rifleman (later Sergeant) Robert Quigg was a soldier in The Royal Irish Rifles during The Great War of 1914 – 1918 and he was awarded … Read more
The January talk will take place on Friday 22nd in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm. The speaker is Leonard Quigg. Everyone is welcome to attend, non-members adm £3
The Historical Society, Mill Street Cushendall will be opened on Friday 4th December 6 – 8pm. Come in and see our great selection of books, an ideal Christmas present would be our new publication ‘Green Glens and Golden Memories’ priced £15. Free mulled wine and mince pies! Everyone welcome
The Glynns volume 43 is now available to download or in hard copy from the office £10 plus £3 p&p( uk only). Europe, USA and Australia postage on request.
Leo Keohane will give the talk on Friday 20th November in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm. “Captain Jack White, D.S.O.- An Alternative Irish History” Everyone welcome, non members admission £3