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Kitty of Coleraine

By |2019-03-29T10:53:09+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: |

Kitty of Coleraine is an Irish folk song - about a lady from the town of Coleraine who spills a milk urn. It was possibly written by Edward Lysaght, a barrister from County Clare. It's most famous cover was probably by Bing Crosby.

1896 Advert for White House in Portrush

By |2019-03-18T17:47:12+00:00August 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

1896 newspaper advertisement for the young White House department store in Portrush.The store was founded in 1891, so it was only 5 years old at this point. The advert was in the Saturday 3rd edition of the Coleraine Chronicle.The White House store is still going strong to this very day, well over a century later, and is a focal point for visitors to the beautiful north coast of Ireland.

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