Gravestones at Tamlaght O'Crilly Lower Read the Headstones Recent Articles link to Poem – Kilrea Railway Station Bridge
The demolition, in the late 1950s, of the bridge at Kilrea Railway Station caused much regret in the local community. One unknown person from the area wrote the following poem, which was published in...
View Post link to Kilrea Fire Station Crew
Kilrea, 1950s fire station - firemen - personnel - Davy Kerr, Jimmy McGrath, Eugene McCamphill, Tommy Holmes, Hugh Shields, Jim Brownlow, Charlie McAtamney, Harry Brownlow, Jack Pinkerton, Bobby...
View Post link to Rectors at Tamlaght O’Crilly Lower Church
The Tamlaght O'Crilly parish was largely settled in the plantation era by English settlers. But later, the breaking up of the border clans, resulted in many Scots settlers moving to the...
View Post link to Poem – The Clady River by Harry Armstrong
The Clady River
By Harry Armstrong
I have been to Derry City, that proudly strides the Foyle
I have walked over Dublin's Liffey, on my way to see the Dail
At Drogheda I’ve crossed the Boyne,...
View Post link to Photo of Sammy Simmons, Chesney, Aicken
Here is a lovely old photograph of Main Street in Portglenone, most likely taken in the late 1950s. It shows Sammy Simmons confectionary store, D.H. Chesney's petrol pump, Robert Aicken's...
View Post link to Henry Lynn Poem – Banks of the Clady
Henry Lynn poem from 1937
The Banks of the Clady
Around the banks of Clady, a lovely place to dwell,
With banks and braes and bonny glens, it's hard to bid farewell.
I remember when...