A century of Northern Ireland 1921-Today

These projects explore the century (and more) since the creation of Northern Ireland, exploring the impact of World War Two, the Troubles and the Peace Process, as well as more recent social histories.

Uncharted Histories of the Causeway Coast

This project by Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust gathers lesser-known histories along the Causeway Coast together into an interactive digital resources.
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Royal Memories

Selected extracts from a number of oral history interviews with borough residents who were asked for their memories of the Queen’s visits to Northern Ireland.
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Royal Connections Heritage Trail

From mythological princesses, to medieval sites, the tyrants of folklore, and modern monarchs, the Causeway Coast and Glens abounds with royal connections. Working with groups across the borough, Museum Services has created a heritage trail that links together the many locations with a royal tale to tell.
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Jubilee Talks

Inspired by Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee year, Museum Services delivering a programme of talks presented by specialist speakers and covering a variety of royal topics covering archaeology, genealogy, imperialism and contemporary social and political issues.
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Balnamore Mail Bag

As part of the Addressing Health programme, and audio description was created for the mail bag from Balnamore Mill used by William Rafferty Orr, a postal worker who identified as blind and had a long career delivering mail between the mill and Ballymoney.
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BCRC Winter Fireside Talks

This talk series co-ordinated by BCRC and Causeway Coast and Glens Museum Services explored local heritage topics across the area from earliest times to the Troubles.
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A World of Stories

A World of Stories looked into the 20th and 21st century experiences of those who have resettled in the Causeway Coast and Glens from around the world. Explored through both historical records and through the eyes of more recent arrivals, it highlighted the varied backgrounds of our communities and the contributions they have made to our society.
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A Word in Yer Lug

These 20 films feature presenter Jane Veitch and Ulster Scots expert Liam Logan having a light-hearted chat about the language and the meaning of many of the words we use in everyday conversation.
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1973 Coleraine Bomb memorial

Marking the 50th anniversary of the 1973 Coleraine bomb, this project records the unveiling of the public memorial in Coleraine and includes oral histories remembering the lives of the victims.
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NW200

Follow along with our annual programme of North West 200 exhibitions and events.
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Playful Museums

Follow along with our annual Playful Museums programme for children under 5.
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Ballycastle Museum upgrade project

Documenting the Ballycastle Museum upgrade project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Shared Music of Dalriada

Bringing together young musicians from north Antrim and southwest Scotland to explore their shared musical traditions.
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Remembering the War Years

The wartime stories of ten Ballymoney residents including the Home Front, Ballymoney’s role in the conflict, the Blitz, action on the Continent and North Africa, life as a prisoner of war and, eventually, victory.
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Lower Bann Voices

Archives created by the TIDAL Toome project.
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Who do you think you are?

Who do you think you are? explores and celebrates identity and culture in Rathlin, Ballycastle and the Glens of Antrim through oral history, DNA testing, and genealogical and historical investigations.
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NI100

View the range of projects exploring the history and people of the Causeway Coast and Glens area from 1921-2021, including 100 objects for 100 years, famous sons and daughters of the Causeway Coast and glens, and interviews with some of the borough’s centenarians.
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1919 – 1922 Partition in Ireland: Partition of Ulster

This programme explored the turbulent years 1919-1922, showcased as a series of exhibition panels and other resources.
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Sam Henry

Coleraine’s Sam Henry is best known as a folklorist and recognised for his ‘Songs of the People’ newspaper series. His archive of around 16,000 documents, letters, negatives and personal items provides a fascinating snapshot of our Causeway area and its people during the early twentieth century.
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