Understanding Our Area – People and Places was a cross-community project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme. It set out to increase the understanding and expression of our culture and history, our people and places, through museum collections, historic sites and cultural heritage using interpretation, arts and multimedia to create a peace building legacy. The initiative is part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s PEACE IV Local Area Action Plan, funded by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, which is providing £3.8 million for community projects across the borough.
Between 2017 and 2020, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services supported a range of community-led projects, along with a range of events, showcases and resources exploring the history of the Causeway area.
The History of Dromboughil
Dromboughil Community Association explored the heritage of the local area by engaging with the local community to record oral stories – including memories from some of the local schools in the area which are now closed – and archive old photographs. They shared their work by producing a book to mark the 20th anniversary of the formation of the Community Association and holding a community event at which the photographs and local historical artefacts were displayed.
Hardcopies of Dromboughil’s book are free and can be picked up from Dromboughil Community Association, from Ballymoney Museum, or by contacting Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services through this website.
Digital copies of the book may be downloaded from RESOURCES.