Coleraine Historical Society

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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19 April 2022 – Reflections on the Bann – Speaker Derek Sinnamon

  Reflections on the Bann Derek Sinnamon Coleraine Historical Society is delighted to announce a return to in-person talks on Tuesday 19th April 7.30pm, at The Sandel Centre Coleraine, the meeting will adhere to social distancing guidelines. Members unable to attend in person will receive an email zoom link.  The speaker will be Derek Sinnamon …

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15 March 2022 – The Gaelic Harp – Guest speaker Mark Doherty

Talk on The Gaelic Harp by Mark Doherty Mark gave a most interesting and informative and fascinating talk on the history of the Gaelic Harp see video below. Speaker Mark Doherty Mark is a Belfast-born amateur historian and cultural enthusiast. He has fond memories of his days of youth spent in the company of relatives …

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15 March 2022 – AGM followed by a talk on The Gaelic Harp, speaker Mark Doherty

Coleraine Historical Society AGM and Talk on The Gaelic Harp by Mark Doherty The Meeting, which is open to Coleraine Historical Society members only, will see the election of Committee and Office Bearers. Nominations and new committee members are welcome and we would encourage Coleraine Historical Society members to consider taking an active role in …

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15 February 2022 – From Belfast to Bendigo: The Life and Work of Dr William Graham 1859-1917

VIDEO of Mary Heffernen’s  Talk on 15 February 2022 From Belfast to Bendigo: The life andwork of Dr William Graham 1859-1917 Talk by Mary Heffernen   Mary Heffernan is a doctoral research student at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her special interest is in the history of psychoanalysis in Ireland from 1911-1998. She is a …

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15 Febraury 2022 – From Belfast to Bendigo , The Life and Work of Dr William Graham – Speaker Mary Heffernan

From Belfast to Bendigo: The life and work of Dr William Graham 1859-1917 Talk by Mary Heffernen   Mary Heffernan is a doctoral research student at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her special interest is in the history of psychoanalysis in Ireland from 1911-1998. She is a practicing psychotherapist working in London. A graduate of …

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18 January 2022 – History of Coleraine Football Club – Hunter McClelland

 History of Coleraine FC Guest speaker – Hunter McClelland On Tuesday 18 January  2022, Hunter McClelland delighted 89 members & guests via zoom & facebook live with his History of Coleraine FC. In true Hunter style, the talk took a different format to the usual virtual talks we are used to.  No slideshow, no powerpoint …

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18 January 2022 – History of Coleraine Football Club – Hunter McClelland

 History of Coleraine FC Guest speaker – Hunter McClelland Coleraine Historical Society will continue their monthly programme with a talk on The History of Coleraine FC. The speaker will be Hunter McClelland. Hunter McClelland was born in Coleraine, in a year when Coleraine played in an Irish Cup final and grew up in Limavady where …

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