Early times 10,000 BC – 1603

The projects in this theme explore the archaeology and history from Ireland’s first people to the end of the Tudor period.

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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Chatting through the Causeway’s Prehistoric Past

Breaking Ireland’s prehistoric past into bite-sized chunks, this project allows users to listen to a twelve-part series recorded with Coleraine and District Talking News.
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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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Colmcille 1500 – Strings of Heaven

Strings of Heaven is an original composition released by local harp players to celebrate 1500 years since the birth of Colmcille.
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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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Andrew McLean May: Pioneer of local archaeology and horticulture

This project explores the life and work of Andrew McLean May, carried out by members of the Mountsandel Heritage and Discovery Group.
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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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The King of Ballycastle

The King of Ballycastle project

This project combined archaeology, social history and emerging technologies to explore an enigmatic royal figure carved over 2000 years ago which once looked over Ballycastle harbour.
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Accessible Heritage Guide

The Accessible Heritage project was developed in partnerships with Glenshane Care Association and RNIB Coleraine between 2017 and 2020 to increase accessibility to the heritage of the Causeway Coast and Glens and allow people with additional needs and young families to make informed decisions about their visits.
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Discovering Mountsandel

The Mountsandel Discovery and Heritage Group have produced information panels and an illustrated book, The Salmon People, inspired by what life may have been like at the Mountsandel Mesolithic site.
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Antrim Gardens Discovery Project

Portrush Heritage Group’s geophysical survey of Antrim Gardens, Portrush which complimented the findings of the 2005 excavation.
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