Day trip to Portrush from Strabane

Details

Location

Portrush, Portrush strand, Strabane

Year

1953

Date

Production 01/06/1953

Length

09min 44sec

Audio

silent

Format

16mm

colour

Source

The Houston Family

Courtesy

The Houston Family

Rights Holder

The Houston Family

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Description

Catch the train from Strabane and journey to the north coast.

All manner of amusements await in Portrush, take a donkey ride on the strand, enjoy a picnic, hop aboard the funfair train, or enjoy the many other delights on offer at Barry's Amusements.

Notes

These evocative scenes were captured by James Houston, a keen and skilful amateur film maker, based in Strabane in the 1940s and 1950s. 

Credits

A 'Cine Craft' production

Filmed and Produced by James Houston 

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