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Royal Connections Heritage Trail

Connecting the kings, queens, castles and kingdoms of the Causeway Coast and Glens From mythological princesses, to medieval sites, the tyrants of folklore, and modern monarchs, […]

Royal Memories

As part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Programme, Causeway Coast and Glens Museums carried out a number of oral history interviews […]

Mark Humphrys – The Queen’s Irish Ancestors

The long and rich Irish ancestry of the Queen is well-known to genealogists but not known to the public. I will explain how the Queen has […]

Cormac McSparron – Royal Sites of the North Coast

This talk looks at some of the most important, later-prehistoric and early Medieval sites in north Ulster, starting with Aileach outside Derry/Londonderry – perhaps the pre-eminent […]

Bob Morris – Modern Monarchy

Can there really still be a place for monarchy in democratic societies? This talk compares European and other monarchies, and considers whether monarchy can survive as […]

Seamus Farrell – Imperial Legacies

This talk explores the legacy of 500 years of European imperialism with its issues around colonialism, slavery and racism and pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II […]

Alan Greer – Cromghlinn to Royal Hillsborough – a Co. Down Town and its Association with Monarchy from the Restoration to the Platinum Jubilee

As a family home, home to the Governors of and Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland and Royal residence, Hillsborough Castle has long had a close […]

Cormac McSparron – The Kingdom of Dalriada

Dal Riada is a name which resonates through our history, often referenced in popular discourse, a pivotal place in the relationships of these islands. This lecture […]

Jubilee Talks programme

Jubilee Talks Inspired by the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, Museum Services are delivering a programme of online Jubilee Talks in January and February 2022. Presented by […]