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Speakers and Tour Guides: Update No 1 (August 2010)

The information in these Updates has been incorporated in the main Register. The corrections are mainly to contact details.

Additions - Speakers

NAME LOCATION CONTACT INFORMATION TOURS
 
Bishop, Ron Carrickfergus (028)93364040
rh.bishop@ulster.ac.uk
The History of the Medieval St. Nicholas CoI Church in Carrickfergus
Dixon, Roger Cultra (028)90428428 -Francis Joseph Bigger
-The Big Houses of Belfast
Gault, Andrew Belfast (028)90543151
andrew.gault@doeni.gov.uk
The Work of the NI Environment Agency's Historic Monuments Unit
Macdonald, Dr Philip Belfast (028)90973767 or
(028)90973025
p.mcdonald@qub.ac.uk
Recent archaeologial excavations in Counties Down and Antrim
McKee, Neville Templepatrick (028)94333086
neville.mckee@btinternet.com
The Copeland Bird Observatory, Lighthouse Island, Co Down and its activities

See also Tour Guides
Tohill, J.J. Belfast (028)90666963 -The Northern Irish in Hollywood
-Donegal; a journey round the County in the late 1960s and early 1970s
-The Golden era of Ulster's amateur filmmakers viz. Archie Reid, Roy Spence and Craig Clements
Richard Hayward; Ulster's pioneer filmmaker
-The musical years of Jimmy Kennedy

Additions - Tour Guides

Hamilton, Roy Co. Londonderry (028)71346444 Tours of Derry City and the North West

See also Speakers
McKee, Neville Templepatrick (028)94333086
neville.mckee@btinternet.com
For parties departure via Donaghadee harbour to the Bird Obseratory on Lighthouse Island in the Copelands. During summer months, weather permitting

See also Speakers

Corrections

Blair, Alex Ballymoney (028)90832363 Various talks on Antrim & Ballymoney
Fitzgerald, Patrick Omagh (028)82256315 -Sources for Migration History
-Ulster Emigration to North America
-Scottish Emigration to Ulster in the 1690s
Hamilton, Roy Co. Londonderry (028)71346444 -The Hiring Fairs: memories of the people of the North-West
-Stories from the Shirt Factories of Londonderry
- plus others

See also Tour Guides
Kennedy, Michael Strabane (028)71885896
mk3carrick@aol.com
-The growth and development of Sion Mills
-The Cooper Photographs of the early 20th Century
-Educational change in Ireland 1830-1970
Kennedy, Billy Tanderagee (028)38840769
Mob. 07971609192
billykennedy@fsmail.net
-Ulster-Scots (Scots-Irish) migration and settlement in the USA
-Story of three Ulster Scots: Andrew Jackson, David Crockett and Sam Houston
Mitchell, Brian Co. Londonderry (028)71377331
-Sources for tracing local families
-The history of Eglinton village
McCavery, Dr Trevor Newtownards (028)91818191
trevor.mccavery@talk21.com
-1798 Rebellion in Co. Down
-Impact of the Great Famine in Co. Down
-History of Newtownards - any period
-The Angle-Irish Act of Union 1800-1801
-Covenanters in Ulster from 17th Century to the present
Mahaffy, Belinda Lifford 0749141216
mahaffybelinda@hotmail.com
The Davy Crockett family
Ó Direáin, Dr. Stiofán Mill Bay, Islandmagee (028)93382647
sodireain@tiscali.co.uk
-Townlands of East Ulster
-Tourist history of Islandmagee and Ballycarry
-History of Islandmagee and Ballycarry
Rankin, Trevor Carrickfergus (028)93362784
d.helen.rankin@btinternet.com
The Story of Belleek Pottery
Sturgeon, Jennifer Coleraine (028)70324449 Under the Spanish Chestnut Tree (History of Hazlett House, Castlerock)