Programme

Programme for the 2016-17 Season

Thursday 1 September 2016 at 8.00 pm
THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF PROTESTANTS
AND THE IRISH LANGUAGE

Linda Ervine, Irish Language Development Officer with the East Belfast Mission

Thursday 6 October 2016 at 8.00 pm
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE BALLYMENA
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Hazel Bonar. The book produced to mark the Festival’s centenary will be available for purchase at the meeting.

Thursday 3 November 2016 at 8.00 pm
MIGRATION IN IRISH HISTORY

Dr Patrick Fitzgerald, Development Officer at the Mellon Centre for Migration Studies, plans to include a local slant in his talk.

 

Thursday 1 December 2016 at 8.00 pm
CHRISTMAS PARTY

Further details to follow.

*Thursday 5 January 2017 at 7.30 pm*
AGM, followed at 8.00 pm by
RICHARD KANE: FROM DUNEANE TO MENORCA

Linda Houston will give a talk on the locally born man who, 280 years after his death, is still a hero in the Balearics.

Thursday 2 February 2017 at 8.00 pm
MOST REVEREND BISHOP DONAL MCKEOWN

We are delighted that the Bishop, originally from Randalstown, has agreed to give a talk to the Society. 

Thursday 2 March 2016 at 8.00 pm
THE ULSTER-SCOTS MEDICAL DICTIONARY

A light-hearted look at how we talk about our ailments from former GP Dr Brian Ford.

Thursday 6 April 2017 at 8.00 pm
VERE FOSTER: THE MAN WHO PAID WOMEN
TO GO AWAY

Dr Ann McVeigh, formerly Public Services Curatorial with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.

 

 

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