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17 October 2014
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This picture of an unknown Portadown team was taken c.1915 in a playing field somewhere in Ireland. It features the Curran family and a trans atlantic link up brought it to YPAM.

Listen to programme Media Archive Photo Album

 

St. Patrick
Home to St. Patrick?

Ask anyone which part of Ireland they most associate with Saint Patrick, chances are they'll reply "Downpatrick". Curiously, his association with Armagh the centre of the church in Ireland is often overlooked. So what's the story?

Railway steam train
Armagh Railway Disaster

Wednesday 12th June 1889 is a date committed to memory as one of Armagh's darkest days. It was on this day that the Armagh Railway Disaster occurred.
 
 
654 Battallion emblem
WWII - US 654th Battalion at the Argory, Co. Armagh

In the coach house at The Argory in Co Armagh, there were still preserved 'graffiti' which had been painted on the walls by US soldiers over sixty years ago.

Lurgan street scene
Lurgan - some characters

Jim McIlmurray tells us about some of the famous and notorious characters around Lurgan in the recent and no so recent past.
 

 

 

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