Programme Of Events 2014

Tuesday 11th March 2014.
Malachy Mallon of Ballymackilduff, Tyrone & Ulster and the first filmed penalty kick in Gaelic Football (1929) at the old O’Neill Park in Dungannon. This interesting talk explores social, sporting and political aspects of the 1920s.
Dr Dónal Mc Anallen
Ryandale Hotel Moy at 8.00pm

Tuesday 8th April 2014
Visit To Fusiliers Museum Armagh followed by talk on Armagh & Tyrone soldiers in 1914-18 War.

Ms Caroline Corvan
Fusiliers Museum, The Mall, Armagh 7.30pm

Saturday 7th June 2014
All day Seminar – ‘The Impact of the O’Neills in the Blackwater valley 1550-1650’
Benburb Priory
Please Note: This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date  –  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Saturday 21st June 2014 – Rescheduled to Friday 26th September 2014
Commemorative event to celebrate the work of our late president, Dr Proinsias Ó Conluain in the fields of History, Folk Music and the Gaelic Tradition.
Benburb Priory
See Press and Website for further details.

Friday 12th Sept 2014
Climatic Conditions in Ireland during the 9 years War and the Flight of the Earls
Dr Eddy Fitzgerald
The Square Box, Hill Of The O’Neill/Ranfurley House, Dungannon at 8.00pm

Saturday 13th/Sunday 14th September 2014
Open Day Benburb Castle in Assoc With NIEA
Guided Tours & Living History Programme With A Display of Artefacts Found on the Benburb & Yellow Ford Battle Sites.
See Press for further details.

Friday 17th October  2014
John Bell, Dungannon Antiquarian & The Bell Collection of Ulster Artefacts including the chain & seal of Turlough Luineach O’Neill.
  Mr Brendan McAnallen                                                                                                   The Square Box, Hill Of The O’Neill/Ranfurley House, Dungannon at 8.00pm

Tuesday 11th November 2014                                                                                   Foundlings – what happened to the abandoned children? A sad aspect of local history that needs to be told.                                   And

Great Aunt Lucy – a local lady educated at Crilly school. The first stunt woman in Holywood. Married into a wealthy Boston family, losing everything in the crash of 1929. Recovered from this disaster and lived to over 100 years of age.                                                               Ms Sandra Mortimer                                                                                                          Caledon Courthouse at 8.00pm

November 2014
Launch of Dúiche Néill No 22

See Press and Website for further detail.