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Programme of Events 2014 – 2015

Bellaghy Historical Society  2014-2015

October, Tuesday 14th
Jim Winters – Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt: 300 years

November, Tuesday 11th 
Clive Scoular – The Road to the Somme

December, Tuesday 9th
T.P. Hickson – An Evening of Song

January, Tuesday 13th 
Thomas Mc Erlean – Church Island

February, Tuesday 10th 
Thomas Mc Erlean – Gaelic Estates in Medieval South Derry

March, Tuesday 10th
Clive Scoular – The Freemantle Mission

April, Tuesday 14th 

Digital Film Archive – Ireland 1912-1915

May, Tuesday 12th 
George Mc Intyre – Local Photographs: Then and Now

All talks to commence at 8pm, Old School Centre, Castle St., Bellaghy.

Bellaghy Historical Society  2013-2014

Bellaghy Historical Society  2013-2014


Tuesday October 8th     
Mike Mc Keag –
 Creating Your Family Tree

Tuesday November 12th
Dónal Mc Anallen – Sport in Ireland and World War One

Tuesday December 10th
Dr. Philip Mac Donald – Archaeological Findings at Crew Hill, Glenavy

Tuesday January 14th
Greg Toner –  Local Place Names

Tuesday February 11th
Left open for members’ suggestions

 Tuesday March 11th
John Stuart – History of the Post Office

Tuesday April 8th
Alec Blair –  1914-World War Begins

Tuesday May 13th
Willie John Mc Bride-Growing Up in Moneyglass

All talks to commence at 8pm, Old School Centre, Bellaghy.

 Secretary:       Ciara Nic Gabhann     028 79386116
Chairman:       Seamus Mc Erlean     028 79634817

Bellaghy Historical Society 2012-13

Tuesday October 9th
Anne Casement – The History of Mount Stewart

Tuesday November 13th
Roddy Hegarty – Cooking the Goose? – Myths of Christmas Past

Tuesday December 11th
A Musical Evening with T.P. Hickson

Tuesday January 8th
Johnny Dooher – Ordinance Survey Memoirs

Tuesday February 12th
Kevin OʼHagan – Postcards of the Antrim Coast

Tuesday March 12th
Clive Scoular – The Dublin Lochout of 1913

Tuesday April 9th
George McIntyre – Local Photographs: Then and Now

Tuesday May 14th
Brian Cassell – Canals of Ulster

Bellaghy Historical Society 2011/2012

Tuesday October 11th
Patrick Devlin – Blue Plaques

Tuesday November 8th
Roddy Hegarty – The Development of a Road – System in Ulster

Tuesday December 13th
Bill Moorehead – Percy French Songs

Tuesday January 10th
Dr. Dermot Devlin – Irish Literary Revival

Tuesday February 14th
Clive Scoular – Womensʼ Vote in Ireland

Tuesday March 13th
Jonathan Bell – Ulster Farming Families 1930-1960

Tuesday April 10th
Seán Diamond (Oldtown Joinery): – building the replica Titanic staircase; Digital Archive-Titanic

Tuesday May 8th
Alec Blair – Ulster Covenant

All talks to commence at 8pm, Old School Centre, Bellaghy.

Bellaghy Historical Society 2010/2011

Tuesday October 12th
Doreen Mc Bride – Folk Cures
Tuesday November 9th
Peter Carr – The Night of the Big Wind
Tuesday December 14th
T.P. Hickson – Local Songs
Tuesday January 11th
Dr. Dermot Devlin – The Penal Laws in South Derry
Tuesday February 8th
Michael Clarke – Harry Ferguson: – Before the Plough
Tuesday March 8th
Clive Scoular – The Six Prime Ministers of Northern Ireland
Tuesday April 11th
Brendan Holland – Irish Giants and Giantism
Tuesday May 9th
Roddy Hegarty – Making Sense of the Census

All talks take place in the Old School Centre, Bellaghy and commence at 8pm.

Bellaghy Historical Society 2009/10

Tuesday October 13th
Paul Logue – Bellaghy Bawn Dig: Interesting Findings

Tuesday November 10thDawson Stelfox – Vernacular Architecture with reference to conservation of stone dwellings in the Mourne Mountains

Tuesday December 8th
Len Graham – An Evening of Ulster Songs

Tuesday January 12th cancelled to due snow!

Tuesday February 9th
Dr. Dermot Devlin – From Aileach to Tullyhogue

Tuesday March 9th
Moira OʼRourke – Unlocking Lough Neaghʼs Heritage

Tuesday April 13th
Alec Blair – Rev. W.F. Marshall, Bard of Tyrone

Tuesday May 11th
Clive Scoular – Theft of the Irish Crown Jewels