INDEX of THE GLYNNS Vol. 36

KILMORE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Robert Sharpe

 

Background to primary education prior to 1830; Kildare Place Society; hedge schools; new National Schools. Kilmore Primary School est. (1835). Principals and teachers through to closure in 1967.

 

OLD BOOKS AND OLD MAPS OF BALLYCASTLE AND THE COLLIERIES

DJ McGill

 

Looking at maps from the Antrim Estate, Ordnance Survey, and late 18th century maps,for an exhibition in 2007. Details of the placement of the collieries, location of piers, buildings etc.

 

5 reproductions of 18th century maps

PADDY JOE MCERLAIN (1894 – 1997 ) MONUMENTAL SCULPTOR

 

Felix McKillop

Transcript of first person account of his life and career.

 

Photograph of Paddy Joe McErlain & nephew Tom.

DR. JAMES WALSH DAVIDSON

Dr Eull Dunlop

 

The North Antrim connections of this Presbyterian teacher in Dervock.

 

Photograph of Ramoan Church Ballycastle

AGRICULTURAL CENSUS,CO. ANTRIM 1803 , CULFEIGHTRIN PARISH

Harry Doyle

 

Fearing invasion by the French in 1803, the authorities carried out inventories of men, livestock, provisions and equipment.  This one, of Culfeightrin parish, lists the townlands, families, and their worldly goods.

 

HOW AN EMIGRANT, JOHN MCAULEY FROM BALLYCASTLE, ESTABLISHED HIMSELF IN 18TH CENTURY SPAIN

Samuel Fannin

 

Background to emigration to the Continent; religious persecution, political advancement, commercial development. Examining the bureaucracy surrounding emigration to Spain,through the papers of John McAuley.

 

Reproduction of application form; period drawing of fishing boats in Bilbao

THE IRISH LANDMARK TRUST

Caroline Crowley

 

An update on the Trust’s work of preserving historic buildings. Popularity of the gatelodge at Glenarm; plans to preserve the gatelodge at Magherintemple House – home of the Casements.

 

Photograph of the Barbican at Glenarm; Photographs of Magherintemple House

IN THE LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE: AN O’DONNELL FAMILY TRADITION SINCE 1867

Patrick Joseph O’Donnell

 

Five generations of this family in the Lighthouse Service. Account of life in a lighthouse, its duties and dangers. The coming of electricity and eventual automation.

 

Photograph of Dundalk Pile Light; model yacht racing; photos of the family and family tree.Cover Photograph of East & West Lighthouses Rathlin.

SURVIVNG HOUSES OF THE BOYD ESTATE

DJ McGill

 

Lesser known 18th century houses in and around Ballycastle connected to the Boyd Estate; Drumawillan House; Chatham Hall; Ballykenver; Ballylig.

 

Photographs of the houses mentioned, plus some details of plasterwork including fireplaces & balustrades.

FROM MULLARTS TO MAY STREET

Dr Eull Dunlop

 

Henry Cooke, Robert Stewart and others; 19th century Presbyterian activism in the Glens of Antrim and elsewhere.

 

Portraits of both men; memorial to Stewart

FOLK SONGS IN THE GLENS OF ANTRIM

John Paddy Browne

 

The Folk revival in the early 60s; UTV makes a short film in the Glens about traditional song; Rose Emerson, Archie McKeegan, Dan McGonnell.

 

Photographs: the author with Archie McKeegan; Rose Emerson with camera crew; broadsheet of ‘The Banks of Newfoundland’.

BALLYCASTLE GOLF CLUB: THE EARLY YEARS

Michael Page

 

Founded in 1890, history of the early years.

 

Photographs: Kathleen Boyd; Capt.John Casement; William Woodside; the Duke of Abercorn; Commander Causton with others; Roger Casement and others; the Club House; the Sports on the Warren.

OBITUARY: DR CAHAL DALLAT

Harry Hume

   

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