Trade Secrets

8th October 2018

Shenanigans, Portstewart

David Turner – This site has been home to an ice-cream parlour, a café and an Indian resturant. Shenanigans was also started and run by an Indian […]
8th October 2018

McLaughlin’s Bakery, Portstewart

Eimeir Friers – The space which mc laughlin’s Bakery occupies today was previously a drapery. I wanted to make an interactive box which let the viewer move […]
8th October 2018

Sheila’s, Portstewart

Elaine Taylor – Penny chew banking. The irony of a savings bank becoming a sweetshop is expressed in this sculpture. The fact that due to our current […]
8th October 2018

PortstewART Galleries

Elaine Taylor – The exterior and interior of this box is modelled on an old vault representing the bank which once stood in this location. Viewers are […]
8th October 2018

Warke’s Deli, Portstewart

Avril McCabe & Ryan Orr – Warke’s Deli stands on the site of the Carrig-na-Cule Hotel which was built c.1881, full of special memories of family celebrations. […]
8th October 2018

Roughan’s, Portstewart

Eimear Friers – In the Trade Secrets memory book I noticed several people had written about a cinema that was was once joined to Roughan’s, (family business […]
8th October 2018

Morelli’s, Portstewart

Laura Nelson – With this piece I wanted to draw on the history of the Italian Morelli family, in Porstewart since 1911, by depicting their rotunda designed […]
8th October 2018

Portstewart’s Trade Secrets

The following Portstewart businesses participated in the project. Click on any of their names to explore their stories. Business What’s there now What it used to […]
8th October 2018

Heart & Home, Coleraine

Laura Nelson – Heart & Home sits on a site in Captain Street which is full of Coleraine history. I wanted to try and include all these […]
8th October 2018

McAtamney’s, Coleraine

Eimear Friers – I wanted to make a box which celebrated the interesting history of this site, a burial ground from 1244-1530 when it was developed into […]
8th October 2018

Community Rescue Charity Shop, Coleraine

Laura Nelson – Located in the old Coleraine Customs House, this is the surviving twin of two buildings in the town, the other used to be on […]
5th October 2018

Bob & Bert’s, Coleraine

Eimear Friers – The unit which bob & bert’s Coleraine now occupies was once a leather cutters. When I hear “leather”, leather jackets immediately come to mind […]