Andrew McLean May

24th March 2022

Other Excavations – A decorated bone case from Dreenan Bog

Decorated Bone Case from Dreenan Bog In the summer of 1920 a Mr McPeake found a leather saddle and bone-case during a peat cutting. They were […]
24th March 2022

Other Excavations – Rock-Hewn Souterrain, Ballintemple

Rock-Hewn Souterrain, Ballintemple, Garvagh, County Londonderry This souterrain  beside the graveyard of Errigal ruined church in the Parish of Errigal and townland of Ballintemple was reopened […]
24th March 2022

Other Excavations – Sweat Houses of County Londonderry

Sweat Houses of County Londonderry at Tirkane (Killyelagh Lough)  /Ballydonegan, (Banagher) /Dunbeg (Drumachose) /Meavemanoughter (Ringsend) /Cashel (Macosquin) Sweat houses were chambers heated to produce profuse sweating […]
21st March 2022

Other Excavations – Bronze Age Burials, Knocknacart

Bronze Age Burials, Knocknacart, Crossgare, Co. Londonderry Crossgare or Little Cross lies about 4.5 miles South West of Coleraine in the Parish of Macosquin. The site […]
21st March 2022

Andrew McL May and those who knew him

The Johnston Family Members of the Johnston family are well known as dentists and doctors in the Coleraine, Ballymoney and Mid Ulster areas. In conversation with […]
16th March 2022

Andrew McLean May: Pioneer of local archaeology and horticulture

Andrew McLean May   The Early Years Little is known of Andrew McLean May’s  early life. His birth is recorded in the 1891 census for Scotland […]