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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 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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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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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 – 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 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 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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16 November 2021 – 3rd Robert Anderson Memorial Talk – “A Thorny Subject”

The Robert Anderson Memorial Talk ‘A Thorny Subject’   7.30 pm  – 8.30 pm  Speaker: Neal Anderson   Coleraine Historical Society is delighted to host the third, annual Robert Anderson Memorial Talk on Tuesday 16th November. The talk is entitled ‘A Thorny Subject’ and will be given by guest speaker Neal Anderson, the son of …

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