The History of Gaelic Games in the Glens
To mark the occasion of 125th anniversary of the founding of the GAA, The Glens of Antrim Historical Society are putting on a lecture on the origin of Gaelic Games in the Glens in the early 20th century. The speaker is Dr John McSparran, Antrim County Chairman, Local Doctor and son of Historian Malachy McSparran. Dr McSparran has access to documents collected by his father Malachy.
It is interesting to note that Gaelic Games were played in such places as Finvoy, Bushmills, Ballyintoy and GlenBallyeamon.
Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Chapel Road, Cushendall on Friday 20th November 2009 at 8.30pm. Non members admission £3. For further information about the Society or becoming a member contact Mrs Bernie Delargy, The Glens of Antrim Historical Society, The Old Schoolhouse, Mill Street, Cushendall. Ph 028 2177 1180