Coleraine Historical Society

Tuesday 15 November 2022 – Robert Anderson Memorial Talk – The Story of the Barmouth Moles

 Robert Anderson Memorial Talk – The Story of the Barmouth Moles Tuesday 15 November 2022  Great turnout for the annual talk About 80 members and visitors joined Coleraine Historical Society at The Sandel Centre Coleraine and on Zoom for their 4th annual Robert Anderson Memorial Talk and The Bann Disc volume 28 launch Guests were …

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Tuesday 15 November 2022 – Robert Anderson Memorial Talk – The Story of the Barmouth Moles

  Robert Anderson Memorial Talk for Coleraine Historical Society The Story of the Barmouth Moles 15 November 2022   November 2018 saw the untimely death of Robert Anderson, previous Chairman of Coleraine Historical Society.  As a tribute to Robert, the November talk was thereafter designated The Robert Anderson Memorial Talk.  Robert always had an interest in …

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18 October 2022 – The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law – Speaker: Prof. Graham Walker

18 October 2022  The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law  Speaker: Professor Graham Walker   This month’s talk was on ZOOM only.   The YouTube link below is the recording of the talk – I hope you enjoy. CLICK LINK:      Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law, Prof Graham Walker 18/10/2022 Coleraine Historical members from around the …

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18 October 2022 – The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law – Speaker: Prof. Graham Walker

18 October 2022  The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law  Speaker: Professor Graham Walker   This month’s  talk on The Rt Hon Andrew Bonar Law will be delivered by  Emeritus Professor of Political History at Queen’s University Belfast. He has published extensively in the subject areas of British and Irish history and politics. He is the …

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News – 20 September 2022 – “Hugh Barr – A Man Outstanding in His Field”

20 September 2022 – “Hugh Barr – A Man Outstanding in His Field” Talk by Barrie Barr  THREE times winner of the World Ploughing Championship 1955, 1956 and 1957 First face to face meeting since Covid – and a good turnout.  Barries spoke of his Dad with much affection and pride.  And his witty comments …

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20 September 2022 – “Hugh Barr -A Man Outstanding in His Field” – talk by Barrie Barr

20 September 2022 – “Hugh Barr – A Man Outstanding in His Field” Talk by Barrie Barr  THREE times winner of the World Ploughing Championship 1955, 1956 and 1957   Barrie will give a talk on his father the three times world ploughing champion ploughman, whos’ record of three consecutive World Ploughing Championships has stood …

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17 May 2022 – Place Names of the Barony of Coleraine – Speaker : Dr Niall Comer

Place Names of the Barony of Coleraine Speaker: Dr Niall Comer What an great talk by Dr Niall Comer – interesting , informative and very entertaining. Niall is a lecturer in Irish and Translation Studies on the Magee Campus, Ulster University.  He lives in Glenullin, Co. Derry, and was president of Conradh na Gaeilge from …

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Tuesday 17 May 2022 – Places Names of the Barony of Coleraine – Dr Niall Comer

Place Names of the Barony of Coleraine Speaker: Dr Niall Comer Located on the North-Eastern coast of Ireland lies the market town of Coleraine. It is situated just over three miles from the northern coastline with the North Atlantic Ocean. Coleraine or Cúil Raithin means ‘corner of bracken’ and its surrounding barony has a rich …

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