Unit 3- The Linen Industry in Northern Ireland
Linen place names
Watch the following video clips and note down the names of the different processes.
- Primary Focus: Linen: How linen is made. [Extracts of Wee Blue Blossum courtesy of The Irish Linen Centre]
- Primary Focus: Linen: Linen Production [Extracts of Wee Blue Blossum courtesy of The Irish Linen Centre]
Use Multimap or Google Earth to access maps and street names of the local area. Are there any reminders of the linen industry in any of the place names such as Sion Mills? Are there streets such as Mill Street, Flax Street or a Bleach Green?
You can also use the website to to look up street names.
- Ulster Place Names [external link: article]