Plantation to Partition 1603-1921

The projects in this area delve into the early modern period, from the upheavals of the 17th century to the Home Rule crisis, World War One and the partition of Ireland.

The Limavady Poor Union Archive

A volunteer-led initiative within Limavady Community Development Initiative (LCDI), aims to delve deeper into the workhouse’s rich history. By examining materials discovered within the building and contributions from local residents, the project seeks to document and preserve the narratives intertwined with the workhouse’s existence.
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Uncharted Histories of the Causeway Coast

This project bu 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 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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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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Unearthing Graveyard History at Walworth Cemetery

Join archaeologist, Prof Audrey Horning, as she explores the remains of St Peter’s Church (also known as Walworth Old Church or the Garrison Church), with reference to the adjacent fortified house, to uncover the site’s 17th century history and the story of the Fishmonger’s plantation in Co. Londonderry.
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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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1919 – 1922 Partition in Ireland: Partition of Ulster

This programme explored the turbulent years 1919-1922, showcased as a seiries 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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