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Claragh Heritage Centre, Kilrea

Tom Graham has spent his whole life collecting and restoring things. As he drove around the countryside he kept a watchful eye for anything relating to a rural way of life which was fast disappearing.

Cottage window at the Claragh Heritage Centre, Kilrea
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Limavady coat of arms
Limavady

A plantation town, Limavady’s name derives from the gaelic title "Leim an mhadaidh" (leap of the dog). Find out more about this leaping dog and the town’s connection with the 'Londonderry Air'.

Leckpatrick Graveyard, near Strabane, Co.Tyrone
Leckpatrick Graveyard

Paul Moore visits Leckpatrick, which means means Flat stone of Patrick. Tradition has it that Saint Patrick himself founded the first church here. Certainly there’s been a church here from a very early period, probably before the end of the 1st millennium.

 
 


Tom Nicholl
The man who found the gold.

In 1896 a farmer, Tom Nicholl, unearthed what has been described as the " greatest gold hoard in Ireland"... Read more...


Bridewell Jail, now a public library.
Bridewell Jail

The Bridewell in Magherafelt was where local 'criminals' were locked up, cut off from with the outside world. In stark contrast, today's Bridewell is a library with computers, where citizens communicate world-wide.
 

 

 

 
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