Places from the Past

Places from the Past

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Location

Year

1990s

Date

Length

29min 56sec

Audio

sound

Format

colour

Source

Courtesy

Mrs Lindy Reid

Rights Holder

Mrs Lindy Reid

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Description

Film about Newtownabbey, Ballyclare and the surrounding areas. Made by Archie Reid and presented by Robert Armstrong.

He explores raths, underground tunnels, the Cairn of the Sun and the Hole Stone.

He visits Rashee and Mallusk Graveyards, seeing the graves of Jemmy Hope (a United Irishman) and Francis Joseph Bigger. He sees St Brigid’s Well and Carnmoney Churchyard.

There are some historic houses for him to visit: Sentry Hill, The Whitehouse, Newtownabbey, and the ancestral home of US president Andrew Johnson.

He visits Cogrey Mill and cinema, and learns about Florence Mary McDowell writer of ‘Other Days Around Me’.

Credits

A film by Archie Reid.

Presented by Robert Armstrong 

Music composed and played by Ivan Black 

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