INDEX of THE GLYNNS Vol. 6

ORIGINS OF PRESBYTERIANISM IN THE PARISH OF RAMOAN

 

Rev Dr A W Godfrey Brown

History, especially the Scotttish connection, from 1646, through to the 18th and 19th centuries.

 

THE LINT PULLING DANCE

 

Cahal Dallat

The linen industry locally; barn dance after the flax harvest ; musicians, types of dance, tunes.

 

TIDES IN THE WATERS OF MOYLE

 

Wallace Clark

Account of tidal waters, currents, rip tides.

Annotated drawings of tidal movement in the waters of Moyle.

COASTAL TOWNSHIPS IN SOUTH KINTYRE

 

Agnes Stewart

Exploring old roads and tracks, ruins, derelict buildings.

Map of coastal townships of S. Kintyre, sketches of ruins, Poem

A SURVIVAL IN THE MID 1930s OF AN ANCIENT CUSTOM ON ACHILL ISLAND

 

J Alan Stewart

Explaining the old custom of transhumance, now obsolete. An account of meeting boys ‘ boolying.

 

IRISH DALRIADA

 

Hugh Alexander Boyd

The ancient territory – Dunseverick, Armoy, Rathlin ….to Larne.

Maps showing the accepted limits of Dalriada & a re-appraisal of its limits.

LISNAGUNOGUE

C R Nodder

 

Interpretation of the place name from Irish roots.

 

MRS. MARY STONE

 

Jack Mc Cann

Local shopkeeper in Cushendall ; a fund of local knowledge. First honorary life member of the Glens of Antrim Historical Society; died 1977.

Photograph of Mrs. Mary Stone,
Cushendall

MARINA JANE

A TALE OF BALLYGALLY BAY

 

William Clarke Robinson

Poem , based on a true story. A tale of lost love and faithfulness! The author was a Glenarm man (1851 – 1932)

 

EXCAVATIONS AT CARNLOUGH 1977

Peter Woodman

 

When a system of field drains were being laid, a quantity of Mesolithic artefacts found. Proposal to return in 1978 for further excavations.

 

THE RED BAY – CAMPBELTOWN FERRY

Joan E Robertson

 

Originally a small ferry from Cushendun in the 19th century ; the link with Kintyre restored with the Red Bay – Campbeltown ferry. Closed 1973.

 

COOKING IN THE OLD DAYS

Mrs. Rose Emerson

Remembering old fashioned meals ; potatoes, eggs, oatmeal, baking, pig products.

 
ORDNANCE SURVEY MEMOIR FOR THE PARISH OF RAMOAN

Topography, population, schools, manufactories etc. with map of parish .

IRELAND’S EYE: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ROBERT JOHN WELCH  E. Estyn Evans & Brian. S. Turner (1977) Blackstaff Book review by I.R. Crozier   Photograph of Janet beside her cabin of beach boulders.
THE ANTRIM MCDONNELLS Angela, Lady Antrim. (1977) U.T.V Book review by J. Irvine   Photograph of The Right Hon. Randel John Somerled. Thirteenth Earl of Antrim (1911-1977)

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