Cairndhu House, now derelict, is an impressive building with pointed roofs & ornate ironwork harking back to a time of glamour & charity.
Minutes from Ballycastle beach, Bonamargy Friary’s history involves rival clan battles, priceless manuscripts, buried treasure & a nun’s ghost
In 18th century Ireland body snatching was a real problem throughout the country. A variety of tactics were employed to deter the thieves…
The story of Belfast’s Theatre Royal from it’s creation in 1793 to its unfortunate end in 1915. A history of both success and disaster
The Crown Liquor Saloon in Belfast (est 1849) has been described as the finest example of Victorian Gothic décor to be found anywhere
The surprising history of Robb’s Department Store in Belfast’s Castle Place includes a famous Belfast inn, a rebellion and a jailhouse.
The Linen Hall Library grew from the Belfast Reading Society established in 1788. It’s history embraces Learning, Philanthropy and Rebellion.
Saint Malachy’s Church in Belfast is a Grade A listed building near the heart of the city noted for it’s stunning design.
Rev Sinclair Kelburn was blessed with a strong social conscience and became involved with the reforming movement within the city of Belfast.
Belfast’s Waring Street has a rich history with links to sea trade, ceramics, and Gulliver’s Travels. It now hosts the opulent Merchant Hotel
The history of the Castle Robin site in the townland of Mullaghglass dates back to the Bronze Age and features a rath, a motte and a castle
A brief history of Hannahstown, it’s Church and the turbulent times endured by the people of the parish.
Belfast features a range of sea sculptures in commemoration of it’s maritime history. A number of these sculptures are presented in this post