Bann Disc

The Bann Disc is the journal of the Coleraine Historical Society.

To date (2016), twenty two volumes of the Bann Disc have appeared in print.

Bann Disc Launch 12 October 2016

Over 40 members and visitors attended the launch in Coleraine Library. The Deputy Mayor Mr James McCorkell spoke of how impressed he was with the Society and the 22nd edition of the Bann Disc. Tea, coffee and biscuits were served.

bd-launch-2016-1Andrew Kane, Barbara Harding, Jennifer Cunningham and James McCorkell bann-disc-launch-2016-2Stanley Bate, Maurice Platt, Bobbie Baxter


Bann Disc Launch 2015

bd launch 2015Volume 21 was launched in Coleraine Library on 14  October 2015. Chairman Barbara Harding introduced the Mayor, Michelle Knight-McQuillan, who congratulated the Society on its thriving for 31 years and the production of an excellent volume 21 of the Bann Disc. Over 40 members and guests enjoyed tea, coffee and biscuits after the launch.

Back row L to R: Jean Clayton, Robert Anderson, Chris Kirkpatrick, Tommy McDonald, Jo Carter.  Front row: Barbara Harding, Diana Kirkpatrick, The Mayor, Jennifer Cunningham, Frances Wilson.



Bann Disc Launch 2014

The 2014 edition was launched on Wednesday 15 October 2014 in Coleraine Library at 7pm. Our guest of honour was the Mayor. Mr.George Duddy. He congratulated the Society on reaching 20 volumes of the journal and wished us future success. The event was well attended and tea, coffee and biscuits were served.

Bann Disc Index vols 1 – 20, 1994 – 2014


A new Subject and Author index is now available on the web site. To access it move down this  page until you come to “An index is now available” and click on this. Printed copies are available.


Bann Disc Launch – 9 October 2013

The mayor Mr David Harding launched this year’s Bann Disc in Coleraine Library. He gave a most interesting talk and praised the content of the journal. This was followed by tea, coffee and biscuits and the sale of the journal.

Bann Disc 18 Launched October 2012

Bann Disc 18 Launch October 2011Bann Disc 18 Launch October 2011This year’s edition, volume 18, was launched in Coleraine Library on Wednesday 10 October 2012 by David McClarty MLA. The Chairperson, Jennifer Cunningham, thanked contributors, helpers and the Library for their efforts. The evening ended with tea, coffee and biscuits which were enjoyed by over 30 guests.





Bann Disc 17 Launched October 2011

Bann Disc 17 Launch October 2011Bann Disc 17 Launch October 2011The 2011 edition (vol 17) of our journal Bann Disc was launched on Thursday 13 October at 7.30pm in Coleraine Library. It was well attended by the Mayor and c 50 guests. Tea and biscuits were served and copies of the new edition were sold.



Bann Disc Launch 2010

Volume 16 of the journal was launched by Councillor Norman Hillis in Coleraine Guide Hall.


BD launch 2010(1)

Some ontributors to this year’s edition – Back Row from Left – Jim Nesbitt, Hugh McGrattan, Robert Anderson, George Gilmore. Front Row from Left – Frances Wilson, Jennifer Cunningham, Barbara Hill.

The following are still available:

Volume 2Volume 3 available at £5 per copy.

Volume 10Volume 11Volume 12Volume 14Volume 15 – available at £5 per copy.

Volume 16 – available at £6.50 per copy.

Volume 17Volume 18Volume 19Volume 20 available at £7.50 per copy.

Volume 21Volume 22 available at £9 per copy.

An INDEX is now available online.


To order:

To order a volume, click on volume number then on the next page select the correct postage and the ADD TO CART button which will give the means to pay. If you are on our Mailing List and have received your copy and wish to pay by PayPal then just proceed as if you were ordering a copy. (We will know that you have received your copy).

The following are no longer available:

Volume 1Volume 4Volume 5Volume 6Volume 7Volume 8Volume 9Volume 13