This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 11 (1983). It is reproduced here in full. 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 depression, which had begun … Read more
A Monologue of the Belfast Blitz A thought provoking piece of theatre presented by Sharon Dickson. Minnie tells her thoughts and fears as an eleven year old child after hearing that war has been declared in 1939. This piece of theatre has travelled all over Northern Ireland and has been very well received throughout. … 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.
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
Felix.M.Larkin will discuss the legacy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and will reflect on JFK’s contribution to U.S national and international affairs at the height of what history now calls ‘The Cold War’.Felix M. Larkin is the academic director of the Parnell Summer School. A graduate of University College Dublin, he is a retired public servant … Read more
( This article originally appeared in Vol 10 of The Glynns and is reproduced here in full) The Social Structure North Antrim was essentially rural in character, bounded by the sea on two sides and by the river Bann to the west. The only relatively large urban centre was Ballymoney which was the natural capital … Read more