North Antrim and The Glens

the sixteenth century
  • 81 Pages
  • 2.99 MB
  • English
Area Resource Centre , Antrim
StatementA. Devers et. al..
The Physical Object
Pagination81p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17366458M

Glens of Antrim [Alan Turner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Landscape Of The Glens - Evolution and Development. Like new copy, Foreword by Cathal Dallat.5/5(1). The Glens of Antrim - Their Folklore and History [M Sheane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Glens of Antrim boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland.

Tourists come year after year to wander in this unique landscape of 'fairy glens'. North Antrim: Seven Towers to Nine Glens This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has. The Glynns Journal of The Glens of Antrim Historical Society Vol 17 by Glens of Antrim Historical Society: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The coastline, glens and upland plateau have been the focus of many industries, including coal and iron mining, limestone quarrying, agriculture and fishing, textile manufacture, salt making and.

The Nine Glens: A personal look at the history, folklore and poetry of the nine glens of Antrim. This book was published through a collaborative project called The Heart of The Glens Landscape Partnership (HoGLPS), which has been kindly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and managed through Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust.

Northern Ireland’s treasure, the Glens of Antrim, is a region of County Antrim located on the north coast of the Emerald Isle.

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The Glens comprise nine valleys that were carved out by receding glaciers during the Ice Age. They stretch over some 80km of shoreline, encompassing grasslands, forests, peat bogs, mountain uplands, churches, cottages and. the glens of antrim historical society’s information centre Noreen Delargy & Josephine McCallin May the Society set up an information centre: list of some of the books available, information from local school registers, catalogue of gravestones from old Layde graveyard.

If you could get hold of a copy of "An historical Account of the MacDonnells of Antrim" by the Rev George Hill, I think you would find it interesting. It was originally published inreprinted by the Glens of Antreim Historical Society inbut now out of print.

You could probably get a copy through a library. All the best. M’Cahan’s local histories:a series of pamphlets on north Antrim and the Glens () /compiled by Cahal Dalat Cushendall:Glens of Antrim Historical Society, McDonnell, Hector, Between city and coast, Antrim also offers up a fine road trip in the shape of a meander through the Glens of Antrim.

The nine, deeply carved glens are spread within 20 square miles of the Antrim Coast Road and offer the chance to see not just glacial valleys, but sandy beaches, vertical cliffs and waterfalls, interspersed with ancient cultural. The 9 Glens of Antrim offer plenty of ‘Craic’. Cushendall, known as the capital of the Nine Glens is a lively centre with Pubs offering great food, a cold pint, music, dancing and plenty of craic.

Just north again and you’ll find Cushendun a preserved village famed for its Cornish villages by the National Trust. The Glens of Antrim, known locally as simply The Glens, is a region of County Antrim, Northern comprises nine glens (valleys), that radiate from the Antrim Plateau to the coast.

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The Glens are an area of outstanding natural beauty and are a major tourist attraction in north Antrim. The main towns and villages in the Glens are Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendall, Waterfoot, Carnlough. The Glens of Antrim form a unique area of great tranquillity and breath-taking scenery, with which I have been familiar from childhood and also as a favourite weekend retreat in later years.

REVIEW - Piano Professional This effective collection depicts the spectacular scenery and folklore of each of the glens, with stories and history to match. Antrim Glens Tourism is a network of tourism providers across the nine Glens of Antrim and surrounding Gateways to the Glens area working together to help promote the Glens of Antrim and the Causeway Coastal Route as a tourist destination.

From Belfast, head north and stop at the breathtaking cliff-face pathway, The Gobbins (check in advance for opening information). Your spirit will soar - and your senses heighten - on exhilarating suspension bridges, caves, steps and tunnels. Then it's on to Carnfunnock Country Park to solve the mysterious hedge maze.

Cushendun via The Glens of. This superb book consisted of twenty full colour pages, eight illustrated in black and white, with historical notes on the plates. An old friend of the society, John Hewitt, wrote the foreword. InMcCahan’s Local Histories, a series of pamphlets on North Antrim and the Glens (), were compiled by Cahal Dallat and reprinted by the.

The Antrim Glens & Causeway Coast Way is one of the gems of the North. The linear route which incorporates both The Moyle way and The Causeway Coastal Route takes in around kms and can be extended further by visiting Rathlin Island.

If you want to soak up local history and culture, listen to mythical tales about the North Antrim Coast and the Glens of Antrim, sit back, relax and let Nine Glens Walking Tours take care of you.

We here in the Glens Of Antrim live in a unique and mythical place, where every stone and every river is steeped in history, mythology, song and poetry. Book now. Causeway Coast & Glens Explore impressive exposed cliffs and beaches of the North Atlantic coastline; then, in contrast, experience the ‘off-the-beaten-track’ tranquility and charm of the diverse and beautiful Antrim Glens that look over the Irish Sea to Scotland.

Glenarm (from Irish Gleann Arma, meaning 'valley of the army') is a village in County Antrim, Northern lies on the North Channel coast north of the town of Larne and the village of Ballygalley, and south of the village of is situated in the civil parish of Tickmacrevan and the historic barony of Glenarm Lower.

It is part of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and had a. The Glens of Antrim boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland. The region is as rich in historical associations as it is in scenic wonders. Legends and folk tales abound. Stretching north from Larne the nine Glens of Antrim rise and fall for over thirty miles as far as are nine Glens; Glenarm, Glenann, Glentaise, Glenballyeamon, Glenariff, Glenshesk, Glendun, Glencloy, Glencorp each with their own character and community.

With land sweeping up from the coast to the Antrim Plateau, which dominates the inland landscape, the local communities. Launch of new North Antrim Peace IV funded book Dervock & District Community Association launched its book The Parish of Derrykeighan - A Rammel Through North Antrim: the who, the what, the where at a recent event in the Allen & Adair Hall.

The initiative was made possible through Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s £m Local. Explore Glens of Antrim holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The northeastern corner of Antrim is a high plateau of black basalt lava overlying beds of white chalk.

Along the coast, between Cushendun and Glenarm, the plateau has been dissected by a series of scenic, glacier-gouged valleys known as the Glens of Antrim. Buy The Glens of Antrim by Turner, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Experience Irish castles, golden beaches. Book Hotels. Causeway Coast and the Glens of Antrim Planning a Trip in Causeway Coast and the Glens of Antrim Visitor Information-- The principal tourist information centers in North Antrim are at Narrow Gauge Road, Larne (/); Sheskburn House, 14 Bayview Rd.

The area is dominated by the Antrim Plateau rising to over m and cut by fast flowing rivers to form a series of picturesque glens running east and north-east towards the sea.

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Above all the Antrim Coast and Glens AONB is an area of contrasts with Northern Ireland’s only inhabited offshore island, gentle bays and valleys, dramatic headlands.

Things to Do in Causeway Coast and the Glens of Antrim km (66 miles) from Larne to Portstewart on the coastal A2; Larne: 40km (25 miles) from Belfast The most extraordinary stretch of countryside in Northern Ireland, the glorious Antrim Coast Highway stretches north and west from Belfast, curving around toward Donegal.Our Self Catering accommodation is in the pretty seaside town of Ballycastle, perfectly situated between the Giant's Causeway and the beautiful Glens of Antrim.

Our two vacation rental properties: Cushleake House and Garden Cottage occupy a prime location just yards from the blue flag beach and a short stroll from restaurants,shops bars.Centrally located in the picturesque village of Cushendall, right in the heart of the famous Glens of Antrim.

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