Annual General Meeting Friday 26th September 2014 at 7.30pm. St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall.

This year the AGM will be followed by a talk and recital on the music and culture of the Irish pipes by Terry Moylan of Na Píobairí Uilleann, entitled :‘The History of Uilleann Piping’. Our Chairman Frank Rogers will then launch The Glynns volume 42. The evening will conclude with light refreshments.


An introduction to one of the oldest and most important historical sites in the Glens of Antrim by leading local archaeologist, Dr Colm Donnelly QUB.     Malachy Mc Sparran writes in ‘Survey of LAYDE GRAVEYARD’ pub. Glens of Antrim Historical Society…. “The Church is thought to have been founded by the sept McFall and … Read more

Local Archaeological Excavations: March 2014

The Historical Society has agreed to take part in a series of three archaeological excavations in conjunction with The Landscape Partnership and Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork.      Dominic O’Loan reports on the first dig.                                                                                  “The first dig took place from March 20th –March 27th on the sand dunes above Cushendun beach, opposite … Read more