Lower Bann Voices

24th October 2023

The History of Irish Showbands Touring and Recording in Ulster – Ivan McAleese Oral History Interview – Cliff Ledger Trio and Green Cross Showband – Audio and Analysis

5th April 2022

Lower Bann Voices Oral History Interview with Nigel Flynn (Audio) – Local History, Pubs and Storytelling – Recorded March 2022

  This interview was recorded on the 16th of March 2022. The interviewer was Michael McConway, Heritage Project Assistant at TIDAL Toome, and the interview was […]
31st March 2022

Memories of Duneane from the TIDAL Toome Archive – Bessie Quinn

Recorded in 1994 at a social history meeting at Toome Primary School, this interview offers an insight into the drinking habits, courtship rituals and storytelling culture […]
16th March 2022

Memories of Shopping and Commerce from the TIDAL Toome archive – Liddy’s Shop

Rural shops were often adjoined to family homes in the Toomebridge area, with each populated by memorable characters. This photograph of Liddy’s shop in Cargin was […]
14th March 2022

Oral Testimony of Norman Porter – Railway Days at Toome – Memories of Duneane

TIDAL Toome (Toome Industrial Development, Amenities and Leisure) was established by a group of community stakeholders in 1994 to provide community services for the village of […]
14th March 2022

Toome Easter Festival Programme 1971 – Lower Bann Voices

Easter is a time of community celebration for Toome, but for several years our fair has been impacted by the global pandemic. The unearthing of this […]
14th March 2022

Oral History Testimony Frank Dale – South Antrim Living Memories Project – TIDAL Toome

Between 2013 and 2015, TIDAL Toome participated in an oral history project with the Doagh Ancestry Group and Whitehead Community Centre called the Three Villages Living […]