‘Cregagh’ recalls the story of how once rural surroundings have developed into an urban environment. The story takes the form of a journey and looks at the way things used to be. It starts at the R…
Story of how Belfast Zoo's baby elephant was kept in backyard of home during Second World War Blitz to be made into film
The true story of a Northern Ireland woman who kept a baby elephant in her backyard during the Second World War is going to be made in to a £5m film.
West Street – Durban – A Pictorial History
West Street was named after Sir Martin West, Lieutenant Governor of Natal from 1845 to 1849. When Natal was annexed to the Cape of Good Hope in 1845, Martin West who was formerly the Civil Commissi…
Famous old Linen Houses , ROCKVILLE ( NOW CALLED 'THE ROCK' ) - DROMORE ROAD, BANBRIDGE - The Cottage to the right of the picture has since been demolished as has the former gatehouse. The house was built for one of the Robinson Family part of the wealthy Ulster Linen family of the Belfast Dept Store ROBERTSON & CLEAVERS fame. Then owned by Captain McCullough, then Farmer & Banbridge Merchant John Walsh and wife Elizabeth up until the mid 1950's. Current owner unknown.