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Deer hunt across Irish townlands in 1949

Deer Hunt from Shane’s Castle to Ballymacpeake

North of Ireland – deer hunt in October 1849 – from Shane’s Castle across Coolbawn, Ballymacpeake and Tamladuff townlands near Portglenone

Saint Patrick Portglenone

St Patrick’s Night Concert Portglenone Hall

1943, All-Star Variety Concert for St Patrick’s Night in Portglenone starring Olive Briggs, James Johnston, Louis Williamson, Molly Millar, Alfie Donnelly

mill wheel

1884 – Largy Accident – boy killed by mill wheel

September 1884,
Fatal Accident at Portglenone

On Sunday evening, 14th September 1884, a number of boys were playing at a mill at the Largy, near Portglenone, when a sad accident occurred, by which a boy named Magill lost his life.

River Bann Coleraine

Sailing Down the Bann

Sailing down the Bann is a poem that appears in an 1883 book by Norah Pembroke aka Margaret Dixon McDougall. The River Bann flows through the middle of the Northern Ireland, emerging on the North coast into the ocean.

new world emigration

Emigration – One Family leaves County Derry for America

Emigration from Ireland to America. John Black and Jane Stewart Black’s family left Innisrush, County Derry – Londonderry, for Coney Island, then Philadelphia.

cornfield eden ballymacpeake portglenone

1960s, Tea Break for Farmers in a Cornfield in Ireland

1960s, Tea Break for Farmers in a Cornfield in Ireland The word ‘corn’ has different meanings depending on which part of the world you are…

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