No Poor Parish: Moy

No Poor Parish: Moy

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Charlemont Fort, Moy




Transmission 19/01/1988


25min 58sec




1 inch



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Part of ITV's travelogue series, About Britain, this episode of No Poor Parish takes a closer look at Moy, Co Tyrone. 

Moy was a small market town that developed rapidly during the nineteenth-century and was a busy and bustling town up until the First World War. The programme delves into the rich history of Moy and the surrounding area exploring not only its architectural heritage, horse breeding tradition and the renowned Moy Fair. Local inhabitants also recount stories of life and work in Moy in days gone by, and share some of their personal histories.


Produced and Directed by Ruth Johnston
Programme Associate: Janthia Yearley
Camera: Sam Christie
Location Sound: Rai Woods
Production Assistant: Felicity Creaney
Lighting: Maurice Blair
Post Production Sound: Colin Somerville
Post Production Editing: Philip White
Video Editor: Pat Devine

Special Thanks To:
Bill Crawford, Brian Coalter, Gail Watson, Dick Oram, Minnie Robinson, Mona Byrne, Jim McClure, Mary Donohue, Jero Laverty, Frank Brush, Ned Donaghy, George Rafferty, Johnny Gallagher, Victor Riddell, Dan McNeill, Elsie Hobson, Graham Mills, Isobel Throughton, Armagh County Museum, Dept. of Architecture & Planning QUB, DoE for Northern Ireland Historic Monuments & Buildings Branch, Southern Education & Library Board, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Western Education & Library Board, The People of the Moy



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