Coleraine Historical Society

Tuesday 15th June 2021 – The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation

The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation Speaker Geoff Warke, Chair Coleraine Historical Society Tuesday 15th June 2021 7.30pm A very well attended Zoom  meeting.  Geoff`s story told of a dramatic incident, described in many newspapers as a `sensation`, that gripped the small village of Castlerock in 1892. Seeking to purchase an ingredient for a summer cordial, the …

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15 June 2021 – The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation- Geoff Warke

The Castlerock Poisoning Sensation Speaker Geoff Warke, Chair Coleraine Historical Society Tuesday 15th June 2021 7.30pm  Geoff`s story tells of a dramatic incident, described in many newspapers as a `sensation`, that gripped the small village of Castlerock in 1892.  Seeking to purchase an ingredient for a summer cordial, the local Presbyterian minister Rev Dr William …

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18 May 2021 – The History of NW 200 – Mervyn White

Link to the talk on FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/colerainehistoricalsocietyni/videos/4117842381628167   Tuesday 18 May 2021  The History of the NW 200  Mervyn White The talk covered the race from its inception in 1929 up until the 90th anniversary which took place in 2019. It contains very interesting information covering the 90 years with up to date details on the …

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18 May 2021 – The History of the NW 200 – Mervyn White

Tuesday 18 May 2021  The History of the NW 200  Mervyn White The talk covers the race from its inception in 1929 up until the 90th anniversary which took place in 2019. It contains very interesting information covering the 90 years with up to date details on the management of the North West 200 today. …

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20 April 2021 – Homes for Heroes – Nigel Henderson

Tuesday 20 April 2021 Homes for Heroes Nigel Henderson About 45 Members and guests tuned in to watch Historian Nigel Henderson, from The History Hub Ulster,  present ‘Homes for Heroes, Coleraine & Portrush Area’ on Tues 20th April. Nigel took us through the 3 types of ‘cottages’ built for WW1 Veterans, expertly researched and beautifully …

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20 April 2021 – Homes for Heroes – Nigel Henderson

Tuesday 20 April 2021 Homes for Heroes Nigel Henderson   In this presentation, Nigel Henderson will be talking about the cottages built for veterans of in the Coleraine and Portrush districts in the 1920s. The talk will include a brief background to the cottage-building scheme and brief details of the numbers of cottages built in …

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16 February 2021 –  `The First 100 Years of C.R.F.C & H.C. – More Than a Rugby Club` – John Logan

16 February 2021 – `The First 100 Years of C.R.F.C & H.C. – More Than a Rugby – Talk by John Logan Click on link to view recording: https://1drv.ms/v/s!Ap1n5tKTCPCU0yZcgDXgJ2TCPtgY John Logan talked on One Hundred Years of Coleraine Rugby Football, Cricket and Hockey Club. A very enjoyable and interesting  history. John is a Retired School …

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