Talk Friday 24th March 2017

‘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 ORDNANCE SURVEY MEMOIR FOR THE PARISH OF RAMOAN

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

The Sulphate of Ammonia Co. Ltd. (Carnlough) by Linda McNeill

This article originally appeared in The Glynns Volume 8(1980).  It is re-presented here with additional images and hyperlinks.  Also presented is a short article by Frank Rogers and Bobby McMullan (GOAHS) and John Hulme (CDHS) in the Hidden gems and Forgotten People series (Glens of Antrim Historical Society & Carrickfergus Historical Society) Some suspicion was … Read more

Cushendall Cottage Hospital 1885 by Helen McAlister

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 IRON MINES OF GLENRAVEL by Kevin J. O’Hagan

This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 (1980), it is re-presented here with additional hyperlinks.   “Within the last two years an extensive and valuable iron mine was discovered at Glenravil about 7 miles from Ballymena by James Fisher Esq. of Cleggan Lodge near this town and of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. Under the energetic … Read more

TIDES IN THE WATERS OF MOYLE by Wallace Clark

This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 and is re-presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks.   Any boat passage between Scotland and North East Ireland is influenced by the strong tidal streams which run through the narrows. The navigator may have to aim off right or left to allow for the side-ways … Read more