In her lecture “From Island to Island to Island”, Mary O’Driscoll, manager of Rathlin Ferries and Cape Clear Holidays will discuss the nature of her work during the summer months on both Rathlin Island http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rathlin_Island and Cape Clear Island http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Clear_Island Mary will also discuss the fascinating islands around the world she has visited. The … Read more
The society has been invited to take part in an archaeological dig at Cushendun, from 18th – 28th March. It is an opportunity for members to participate in this dig, however, numbers are limited and places will be allocated on a first- come basis. Any member wishing to be involved should contact the office between … Read more
In this month of lovers and St. Valentine, Leonard Quigg will dare to delve into the subject of ‘The North Antrim Man in Love’ in his forthcoming talk to The Glens of Antrim Historical Society. Entitled “Old Customs” Leonard Quigg undertakes a light-hearted and none-too-reverent exploration of the characteristic dialect of the area with revelations … Read more
MARY ANN McCRACKEN 1770 – 1866 Mary Ann McCracken is too often remembered just as the sister of Henry Joy McCracken, who was executed for his part in the Rising of 1798. However, she is a formidable figure in her own right. During her long life she was in the forefront of social reform … Read more
We are pleased to announce this years Journal is now on sale for only £5! Click here to buy…. Contents include: ‘County Antrim Hiring Fairs’ Dr Jonathan Bell ‘Childhood Memories’ Maureen Donnelly ‘Blue Plaques in the Glens’ Frank Rogers ‘Memories of the Narrow Gauge’ Anthony McKinley ‘The Guardians at Bunamargy Friary, Co Antrim’ Ignatius Fennessy, … Read more
The following members were elected office bearers and committee members for the year 2013-14 Chairperson Mr. Frank Rogers Vice- Chair Mr. Iain Bradley Hon. Treasurer Miss. Mary Blaney Hon. Secretary Mr. Dominic O’Loan Committee members Mr. Eamon Duffy Miss. Eileen McAuley Mrs. Sheila … Read more
The Glynns 2013 will be launched by the editor Frank Rogers at the Parish Centre Cushendall on Friday 20th September at 9.45pm. To be followed by refreshments; everyone welcome.
All members are advised that our Annual General Meeting takes place on Friday 20th September at 7.30pm in Cushendall Parish Centre.