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Travel to Ballycastle and discover what connects Lord Nelson, Marie Antoinette and Hermann Goring to this coastal town. Meet Mr Laverty and discover what relics of European history are in this hotelier’s care. Find out which of his treasures are kept locked away from all but the prying eyes of Ulster Television news. From carriage wheels to gun runners’ rifles there’s plenty to keep you guessing.
Before becoming a beloved presenter, Leslie Dawes was a professional football player for his home team Norwich City. This material is courtesy of the UTV Archive.
Mr Laverty interviewed by Leslie Dawes for Ulster Television news