Outing to Ballyscullion Park 2013

Outing to Ballyscullion Park, near Bellaghy, and Broughshane Village, 1 June 2013 Our first stop was the home of the Mulholland family, Ballyscullion Park, where we had tea/coffee and scones and then were escorted around the house by Rosalind Mulholland. The house,...

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Clothworkers’ Building

A recent article in the Coleraine Chronicle stated that there were plans to refurbish this dilapidated, historic building. Good news. This work has now started. Update - the outside of the building has been painted and is looking very well. As yet the extension to the...

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Garvagh Museum Exhibition – 1603 -1714

Several members of the Society attended this new exhibition on Friday 31 May 2013 which was opened by the  Mayor of Coleraine. Garvagh was a private Plantation town established by the Canning family.

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Presentation to outgoing Chairman 16 April 2013

At our April meeting Jennifer Cunningham was presented with gifts to acknowledge her 13 years of Chairman of the Society. Our new Chairman is Pamela Henderson.   Photo: Coleraine Historical Society member, Mike Jones, presents gifts to Jennifer Cunningham, as she...

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AGM/Dinner 19 March 2013

Our AGM was held on 19 March in the Lodge Hotel Coleraine and was attended by 46 members and guests. As the Secretary and Chairman were unable to attend, the meeting was jointly chaired by the Treasurer Diana Kirkpatrick and committee member Chris Kirkpatrick. Mike...

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Presentation to Jim Cameron 2011

On his retirement as long serving Treasurer Mr Jim Cameron received a presentation from the Chairman Mrs. Jennifer Cunningham on behalf of the Society.

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Presentation to the Museum September 2011

Members of the Coleraine Historical Society presenting items to the Museum which had been originally donated to the society from Campbell Owens from Belfast. Included, front row are The Mayor of Coleraine, Alderman Maurice Bradley; Sarah Carson, Collections Access...

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Dig at Dunluce Castle – 28th June 2011

Members of the society observed & helped with the archaeological dig by Dr Colin Breen. Left: Jim Cameron, Julia Mullin & Chris Kirkpatrick with Dunluce Castle in the background Right: The dig at Dunluce Castle    

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Outing to The Sperrins – 4th June 2011

This was an enjoyable outing which first stopped in Draperstown, for morning coffee, followed by a tour of the village. It was then on to Moneymore to see the Model Village and have a packed lunch in the Old Courthouse. Next stop was Wellbrook Beetling Mill on the...

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