Lady Frances Anne Vane’s County Antrim Estate: By Jimmy Irvine

(This article first appeared in The Glynns Vol. 3, 1975. It is presented here with additional hyperlinks and photographs) By the kind permission of Lord Antrim, I had been at work for some time on papers stowed away in the Estate Office at Glenarm. To go there and read, meant a run of only two … Read more

HURLING IN ANTRIM by Seamus Clarke

This article first appeared in Volume 3 of The Glynns in 1975.  It is presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks. “I wandered down by Legge Green”, wrote contributor `Lurigedan’ in the pages of  ‘The Glensman’, some forty years ago. “It is peopled by wraiths and all armed with shinneys”. The changing shape of the … Read more

QUILTING By Mrs. Rose Emerson

(This article first appeared in 1975 in Volume 3 of The Glynns.  It is presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks; also offered is the poem“The Quilting” by native Glens Poet Siobhan ni Luain) Glens Feis, Waterfoot, Glenariffe. My mind goes back seventy years to 1904 and the first Feis in the Glens.One wonders about … Read more


BALLYCASTLE’S 18TH CENTURY INDUSTRIES Cahal Dallat Coal, salt, linen, glass… Map of Ballycastle 1760 Photograph of bottle made from Ballycastle glass. GLENARIFFE AND PARKMORE John Hewitt Poem by John Hewitt 1943/44   THE MARKET HOUSE – CUSHENDALL David Evans Short description of this (then derelict ) building ; built in 1840 or thereabouts . Now … Read more