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Speakers and Tour Guides: Update No 14 (May 2014)

The information in this Update has been incorporated in the main Register.

Additions - Speakers

Bowman, Terence Newcastle (028) 43723241
-Life and times of a weekly newspaper editor (35 years at the Mourne Observer)
-Contemporary History of Bangor
-Life of Alexander Bowman (1854-1924)Trade Union pioneer etc.
Collins, Peter Belfast (028) 908205
-Belfast Trade Unions and Labour in early 20th century
-The ' 98 Rebellion
-Who fears to speak of ' 98
Hume, David BA (Hons), Ph.D, MBE Magheramorne (028)28274589
-Postcards from Home: the story of Ulster settlers overseas
-Tall Tales and Fairy Bullets: folklore from the Ulster of bygone times
-The Ulster Presidents: their lives and times
-The 1798 Rebellion and Presbyterian Radicalism
-The History of Irish newsapers
-Northern Ireland and the Second World War
-The Somme 1916: Ulster's Gettysburg
-Ulster and the American Civil War
-Fraternity Ours: The History of Irish Fraternities
-'A solemn league': the Ulster Covenant 1912
Masefield, Robin North Down (079)66589091
-The history of Helen's Bay and Crawfordsburn
-Grey Point Fort
-Palace Barracks and Holywood
McCluskey, Fergal Dunmurry 07733487535
-Early 20th Century Irish History; speciality Tyrone
Meharg, Brian MBE Bangor 07510006000
- History of swimming the North Channel
- Mercedes Gleitz, story of her swimming the North Channel in 1928 and many other famous swims throughout the world.
Montgomery, Ian Comber 07593773542
-Improving Belfast:a glimpse of Edwardian Belfast
-Councils and Corporations:governing Belfast since 1613
-Irish voices from the First World War
-Buried at Canada Farm:researching soldiers in the First World War
-Drawing blood from the stones: the Giant's Causeway case of 1897
-Counties and Parish:Local adminstration records in Ireland
Weatheral, Norman Bangor (028)90701618
-The Squares of Belfast
-The Story of High Street, Belfast (the old Castle, Chapel of the Ford Market House Execution of Henry Joy Mc Cracken, Queen Victoria's visit to Belfast 1849, The Belfast Blitz of 1941
-A great Ulsterman: Frederick Temple Hamilton Blackwood. 1st Marquis of Dufferin and Ava (1826-1902. Governor- General of Canada, Viceroy of India etc
-An 18th century eccentric, Frederick Hervey, Earl of Bristol and Bishop of Derry, (1730-1803)
-Edward Carson
-The Golden Age of the Music Hall, 1880-1928, with special emphasis on Belfast (icluding original recordings of artistes)
-Outdoor entertainment in Victorian Belfast
-The Chichesters, Earls and Marquises of Donegall, landlords of Belfast 1603-1844
-History of Belfast as depicted in street-art statues, murals etc
-A stroll through 20th century Belfast.