Now in the local shops and other outlets the latest copy of History Armagh is now on sale.
Inside the City of Armagh and around the surrounding countryside, articles from blow-ins and locals illustrate many aspects of the local history, heritage and culture. A full list of contents appears below.
Our next meeting will be taking place on Wednesday, 12th February in the Irish and Local Studies Library.
Please note that we will be holding our Annual General Meeting at 6:30pm, prior to the talk.
The talk will be starting at 7:00 pm and our speaker this month will be Iain Frazer, who will share with us his research on the history of the Drelincourt school. He will also discuss education in Ireland in the 19th Century, and more specifically the Charter Schools.
Our next meeting will take place next week, on Wednesday 8th January in the Irish and Local Studies Library at the usual time of 7:00 p.m.
One of our own member’s Stephen Day will be our speaker this month. His talk will be about conflict and policing at the time of Partition and is entitled ‘From Arms Raids to Open Confrontation – Revolutionary Activity and the Police Response in the Newry/Armagh Border Area – January 1919 to January 1920.’
Wednesday, 9th October should have been the date of our next meeting; however, due to the closure of the library on that day, this month’s meeting has been cancelled.
The next meeting is now planned for Wednesday 13 November and details of that meeting will be published on the website closer to that date.
Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 11th September at 7:00 p.m. in the Irish and Local Studies Library.
Our speaker this month will be one of our members Gerry Oates and the title of his talk will be ‘Anecdotes from history including tales from Zanzibar, Crimea, the Aland Islands to Belfast, Carrickblacker and Kildarton’
Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 12th June at 7:00 p.m. in the Irish and Local Studies Library.
Our speaker this month will be Alan Freeburn, the Learning and Collections Officer at the Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum at 21 Talbot Street in Belfast. Alan will talk about the origins of the museum, the work it does and the story it tells, particularly in relation to Armagh.