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News Archive - from 2008

Spent news items that may still be of interest

5 December 2016: Carryduff Historical Society - Spring 2017 Programme

25 November 2016: Report of the launch of the Hidden Gems & Forgotten People Exhibition in Belfast on 22 September 20116

25 November 2016: Due North Vol. 2 Issue 10 available to order

12 November 2016: AGM 2016 Papers

14 October 2016: Report of the Trip to the Belgian and French Battlefields

10 October 2016: Newsletter No 38 - AGN notice and nomination papers

6 October 2016: Autumn Seminar - 5 November 2016 - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk

13 September 2016: New season Society Programmes

9 September 2016: Additions to Speakers' Register

8 September2016: Society Programmes for 2016-17

1 September2016: Newsletter No 37 here

25 August 2016: Report of joint Dublin Trip on 9 July

1 August 2016: Additions to Speakers' Register

13 June 2016: Joint FULS/FLHS Trip to Dublin - 9 July 2016 - Programme and Booking Form

8 May 2016: Report of "Heart of England" Trip April 2016

19 April 2016: Additions to Speakers' Register

15 March 2016: Newsletter No 36 here

14 March 2016:Report of Seminar - Tobermore

20 February 2016: Spring Seminar - Tobermore: Programme amd map

12 February 2016: Spring Seminar - Tobermore

19 January 2016: NI Publications Resource: Latest acquisitions list

5 January 2016: Loughbrickland Historial Group - Programme 2016

16 November 2015: Due North Vol. 2 Issue 9 available to order

13 November 2015: Report of the 2015 AGM

9 November 2015: Clogher Historical Society - Programme 2015-16

7 November 2015: West Tyrone Historical Society - Programme 2015-16

28 October 2015: Newcastle Field Club - Programe 2015-16

27 October 2015: Papers for the 2015 AGM here

11 October 2015:President Michael D. Higgins launches Hidden Gems Exhibition

9 September 2015: New names added to Speakers' Register

25 August 2015: Newsletter No 34 - September 2015 (including membership renewal forms)here

25 August 2015: New names added to Speakers' Register

10 August 2015: Decade of Centenaries 1912-1923: Websites and Resources

9 August 2015: New names added to Speakers' Register

5 August 2015: Notice of ULHT Conference - 3 October 2015

2 August 2015: NI Publications Resource: Latest acquisitions list

27 July 2015: New names added to Speakers' Register

10 July 2015:Participants' comments on Joint Trip

7 July 2015:Report of the Joint North Down & Ards and Carrickfergus Trip

10 June 2015:Joint FULS/FLHS trip to North Down and Ards 4 July 2015

8 May 2015: NI Publications Resource: Latest acquisitions list

17 May 2015: New name added to Speakers' Register

2 May 2015:Report of the Joint Devon/ Cornwall Trip

21 April 2015:Full Programme and booking form Spring Seminar 16 May 2015

9 April 2015:Spring Seminar, 16 May 2015: Booking Form

24 March 2015: New name added to Speakers' Register

1 March 2015: Newsletter No 33 - March 2015 here

17 February 2015: Events Programme Banbridge Historical Society available

12 February 2015: Creative Centenaries Resources Fair CRC: 5 March 2015 - Titanic, Belfast

28 January 2015: Booklet with a summary of each talk at the Dundalk Seminar

27 January 2015: NI Publications Resource: Latest acquisitions list

14 January 2015: New Obituaries Page added to website

13 January 2015: Booking now for Joint Trip to Devon & Cornwall, 12th to 16th April 2015

14 December 2014: Report of the Dundalk Seminar on 11 October

3 December 2014: New name added to Speakers' Register

12 November 2014: Report of the AGM on 8 November 2014

5 November 2014: 'Held in Trust' Seminar: 22 November

25 October 2014: Papers for 2014 AGM

7 October 2014: NIFHS - individual branch programmes

1 October 2014: Two new names added to Speakers' Register

1 October 2014: Federation Newsletter October 2014

18 September 2014: Latest Society Lecture/Events Programmes

2 September 2014: New name added to Speakers' Register

2 September 2014: Notice of Joint FULS/FLHS Seminar on 11 October 2014

1 September 2014: Federation Newsletter September 2014

17 August 2014: New names added to Speakers' Register

9 August 2014: New names added to Tour Guides' Register

1 August 2014: New names added to Speakers Register

27 July 2014: Federation Newsletter July 2014

18 July 2014: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

18 June 2014: New names added to Speakers and Tour Guides Register

11 June 2014: Report of the Scotland Trip

8 June 2014: New names added to Speakers Register

26 May 2014: New names added to Speakers Register

28 April 2014: Seminar in Armagh: 24 May 2014 - Divided Loyalties -Ulster and the Great War. Booking Form Here

10 April 2014: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

9 April 2014: Interested in local history? This Masters (MRes) course may interest you

7 April 2014: Booking now for Joint Trip to Scotland 2 to 6 June 2014

14 March 2014: Federation Newsletter March 2014

29 January 2014: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

17 December 2013: Federation Newsletter December 2013

9 December 2013: More names on the Speakers Register

23 November 2013: Report of the AGM 2013

20 November 2013: AGM 2013 papers

6 November 2013:Tullyelmer, a townland throughout time - 19 November 2011 flyer

22 October 2013: Joint Trip to L/Derry - 11th to 13th October

10 October 2013: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

18 September 2013:Joint FULS/FLHS Trip to Derry/Londonderry City of Culture

11 September 2013: Federation Newsletter September 2013

12 July 2013: Report of special Garden Party at Aras an Uachtarain on 2 July

11 July 2013: Report of June Trip to the Islandbridge and Arbour Hill Memorials on 29 June

7 July 2013: FULS-Libraries NI Joint Agreement

2 July 2013: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

31 May 2013: (1) Joint Visit to 'The Irish at War 1914-18', Dublin - 29 June

8 May 2013: (1) Federation Newsletter May 2013

6 May 2013: Report of Dungannon Seminar

3 May 2013: Report of April Trip to Bath

2 May 2013: Additional name added to the Speakers Register

6 April 2013: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

3 April 2013: Townlands in South Tyrone-Blackwater Valley Area: 9 April 2013 - O'Neill Country Historical Society

22 March 2013: (1) Federation Newsletter
(2)FULS Seminar - Doing Local History, Dungannon 13 April

18 March 2013: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

11 February 2013: Trip to Bath (15-19 April 2013) programme and Booking Form

4 February 2013: Additional name added to the Speakers Register

20 December 2012: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

5 December 2012: Report of Joint Inniskeen Seminar

21 November 2012: Report of the AGM 2012

2 November 2012: AGM 2012 papers

27 October 2012: Joint Seminar - Celebrating Local History and Folklore

16 October 2012: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

28 August 2012: Ulster History Trust Conference Commemorations; Inspiration or Challenge? Brochure here

14 July 2012: Report of joint photographic project with the National Library of Ireland

11 July 2012: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

9 July 2012: Report of the Joint Federations Trip to the Titanic Centre

20 June 2012: Report of Festival of Ireland Event in Carlow led by Hidden Gems Presentation

4 June 2012: Titanic Trip (7 July) programme and Booking Form

4 May 2012: Report of the Joint Federations Trip to York

22 April 2012: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

6 April 2012: Newsletter 24 here

5 April 2012: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

12 March 2012: Welcome to new member Glenravel Historical Society. We hope you enjoy membership an find it useful.

14 February 2012: Interpreting Our Past - Books on early 20th century Irish History - from Libraries NI

12 February 2012: York Trip Application Form

28 January 2012: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

27 January 2012: Newsletter 23 here

2 December 2011: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

29 October 2011: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

5 October 2011: Newsletter 22 plus AGM 2011 nomination papers

3 October 2011: Second FLHS Trip to Banbridge - 10 September

9 September 2011: Additional name added to the Speakers and Tour Guides Registers

8 September 2011: Newsletter 21

5 September 2011: New European Project for the Federation

22 July 2011: National Famine Commemoration Day

21 July 2011: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

4 July 2011: Report of Joint FULS/FLHS Trip to Banbridge - 2 July

6 June 2011: Additional name added to the Speakers Register

26 May 2011: Report of the FLHS AGM in Kilmallock

4 April 2011: Joint FULS/FLHS Trip to Banbridge - 2 July

4 April 2011: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

2 April 2011: Additional name added to the Speakers Register

21 March 2011: FULS/FLHS Seminar: Challenging the Bosses - the emerging labour movements in Ireland c1900-1923

1 March 2011: Saving our Townlands - Seminar 26 March

2 February 2011: Newsletter 20

27 January 2011: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

18 November 2010: AGM 2010 papers available here

28 October 2010: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

25 October 2010: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

16 October 2010: 1. Newsletter No 19 issued
                              2.  AGM 2010 papers

19 September 2010: The audited accounts for 2009-2010 available here

10 September 2010: The programme and Booking form for the October Townlands Seminar here

9 September 2010: Additional names added to the Speakers Register

28 August 2010: Newsletter No 18 issued

6 August 2010: Additional names added to the Speakers and Tour Guides and some phone numbers corrected

29 July 2010: An updated Register of Speakers and Tour Guides is available here

8 July 1010: Report of the Joint FULS/FLHS visit to Naas - 3 July 2010

8 July 1010: A practical Guide to researching Derry and Lonsonderry ancestors - a brief resumé

5 July 1010: New Register of Speakers (and their topics) available to Societies

29 May 2010: Report of joint FULS/FLHS Group visit to the European Parliament

5 May 2010: Newsletter 17

25 April 2010: Joint FULS/FLHS Group visit to the European Parliament - Group Photo (Full report later)

23 March 2010: Northern Ireland place-name research database back online

17 February 2010: New website for NI Archaeology Forum launched

4 February 2010: Ballinascreen new Gravestone Inscriptions booklets

2 February 2010: Booking form for Plantation Workshop

2 February 2010: Newsletter 16

2 February 2010 NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

6 January 2010: Minutes of the 2009 AGM

15 December 2009: Newsletter 15

7 December 2009: Killowen Historical Society; new publication

2 December 2009: New website, Hidden Gems and Forgotten People

29 November 2009: New Executive Committee elected at the 2009 AGM

18 November 2009: Agenda and papers for the 2009 AGM

7 November 2009: New member, Carryduff Historical Society

10 October 2009: Newsletter No 14 issued

10 October 2009: Arrangements for AGM 2009

7 October 2009: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list

3 October 2009: Report of a Family History Fair in Lisburn Library

23 September 2009: Report of a succesful joint FULS/FLHS Tour of Parliament Buildings, Stormont and Belfast....> more

14 September 2009: Welcome to Pastel Society of Ireland, which has today joined the Federation....> more

12 September 2009: Welcome to Donaghadee Historical Society, which has today joined the Federation....> more

11 September 2009: Stranmillis College offers a diverse range of local history, genealogy, creative writing, set dancing, and much more....> more

13 August 2009: Annual Accounts for 2008-09 have been lodged with the Register of Companies....> more

12 August 2009: Newsletter No 13 issued. Booking for Parliament Buildings/Belfast Tour; Membership renewal etc....> more

29 July 2009: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list issued....> more

21 June 2009: Latest Newsletter covering Due North, joint event with FLHS, Autumn Seminar, AGM etc.....> more

5 June 2009: Dig at Kittybane Souterraine and Rath scheduled for Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 June 2009.....> more

2 June 2009:The Archaeology Days brochure is now available in Libraries and Tourist Information Centres as well on the Envronment & Heritage website ....> more

1 May 2009:Queen's University, Belfast is hosting a two-day conference on Poverty and Welfare in Ireland c. 1833-1948, on 26-27 June 2009....> more

27 April 2009:Lisburn City Library is hosting a talk on the life and works of Robert Burns on 19 May....> more

21 April 2009: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list issued....> more

12 March 2009: Applications for the Seminar "Traditional Buildings in the 21st Century", set for Cushendall on 25 April, have now been issued. Programme available here....> more

11 March 2009: The Northwest Archaeological & Historical Society is planning a tour to the USA in the Autumn. All welcome. Information available here....> more

12 February 2009: Newsletter No 11 about Public Liability Insurance; Cushendall Seminar, Due North, and planned September Event has been issued....> more

8 February 2009: Newsletter No 10 about the 'Hidden Gems' Project has been issued....> more

4 February 2009: Armagh Public Library and St Patrick's (Church of Ireland) Cathedral warmly invite groups to take part in a two-fold visit to the 'Hill of Armagh'....> more

19 January 2009: NIPR Publication Resource: Latest acquisitions list issued....> more

19 January 2009:Lisburn City Library is hosting a seminar on Migration in Irish History on 21 February....> more

20 December 2008: The complete Census 1911 for Counties Antrim & Down will be made available on-line on 23 December ....> more

24 November 2008: AGM 29 November - Papers avilable here ....> more

13 November 2008: New Society website. Glenelly Historical Society's website is now operational....> more

26 October 2008: Workshop - Genealogy and Local History: The Workshop and Tour of Friar's Bush Cemetery took place on Saturday 25 October 2008....> more

17 October 2008: Annual General Meeting: Will be held in the Cardinal O'Fiaich Memorial Library on Saturday 29 November 2008....> more

7 October 2008: NI Publication Resource: NIPR issues regular updates of its acquisitions of publications. These are now available here....> more

27 September 2008: Family History Fair: In Downpatrick Library....> more

24 September 2008: New Society website: Co. Armagh Wildlife Society is first to take advantage of the Federation's new mini-website service....> more

14 September 2008: Joint FULS/FLHS Trip to Tara & Boyne Centre - 13 September. Report of trip with photographs available....> more

5 September 2008: Launch of Due North Vol. 2 Issue 2 0n 4 September....> more

13 September 2008: Workshop & Cemetery Tour: In PRONI on 25 October 2008. Booking now....> more

3 September 2008: Ulster Local History Trust: The Trust's Conference 'ACROSS THE NARROW SEA: Plantations in Ulster' will be held in Monaghan Town on Nov 7 & 8- Book now....> more

22 August 2008: Newsletter 8: Launch of Due North Vol. 2 Issue 2 0n 4 September; Tara/Boyne Trip ....>more

29 July 2008: Local Studies: The SEELB's July edition of its e-bulletin announces a Family History Fair in Downpatrick on 27 September; and other matters.... more

Company Accounts: The Federation's Annual Accounts and Trustees Report for the year ended 31 March 2008 has been filed with the Companys Register.... more

Seminar/Workshop - Landed Estates - 1 March 2008: More than 70 people attended the Seminar/Workshop. Many were fullsome in their appreciation and urged more such events ....more.

17 July 2008: Newsletter 7: Booking now for Tara/Boyne Centre Trip; Order now for Due North Vol. 2 Issue 2; Web sites for Societies ....>more

XVII Ulster-American Heritage Symposium - 25 to 28 June 2008: Theme 'Changing perspectives 1607 - 2007'. This Symposium will be held in the Center for Migration Studies at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh ....more

Tyrone Fleadth 2008: As part of the special events associated with the Fleadth, QUB Open Learning Programme will be offering a series of special workshops focusing on the history and literature of the County ....more

Newsletter 6 issued 10 May, with news of coming events; trip to Tara/Boyle Centre, Federation/PRONI Workshop etc ....more

AGM of the Federation of Local History Societies, Kilcullen: Three members of the Federation's Executive Committee attended as guests of the southern Federation in Kilcullen, Co Kildare on 29 March 2008 ....more

Ulster Local Studies: A CD containing all 43 of the Federation's first journal, published between 1975 and 1998 is available for purchase. The CD is fully indexed and bookmarked and is fully searchable ....more.

Meeting with the National Federation of Local History Societies: Five members of the Federation's Executive Committee met with members of our sister Federation in Drogheda on 13 February to reestablish links and explore co-operation ....more

Local History Link: Between 1987 and 1990 the Federation augmented its journal with a short, chatty contemporary publication compiled by Doreen Corcoran. All 23 editions are now available for purchase on a CD ....more.

Due North: The Executive Committee has decided to relaunch the journal this year (2008). Contributions welcome: original articles, book reviews, including society journals should be sent to the Federation's address.

Society Publications: The Federation's website is available to provide publicity for member society's own journals and other publications ....more.