Category: Ideas from U3As

Speaker Offer

The Geneva Window       Harry Clarke Harry Clarke, Ireland’s most famous stained glass Artist, was commissioned by the Irish Government to design a window for the International Labour Office in Geneva. It represents the Irish Literary Revival and portrays poems plays

Trip Suggestion – Sentry Hill

SENTRY HILL HISTORIC HOUSE & VISITOR CENTRE                                                   I am contacting you from Sentry Hill Historic House and Visitor Centre in Carnmoney, Co Antrim, a museum owned by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council. Since opening in April 2005, we have welcomed

Trip Suggestion

Looking for suggestions for a trip?  Something different is a visit to Flame – the only gasworks left in Ireland.  It is maintained by the Carrickfergus Gasworks Preservation society and, as well as information on how gas was produced, it

List of Speakers

U3As may be interested in the list of speakers on the website of the Federation for Ulster Local Studies.  See: Speaker list. 

Speakers

Various recommendations James McArevey & Michael O’Hare :  Newry Maritime Association & Fishing (google Newry Maritime Association) John Moore : A History of Castlerock (contact Causeway) Tony Traill & Charlie Cole : Sustainable Farming – Goats & Wild Venison (contact Causeway)

Public Records Office

For a fascinating day out U3As can book a tour of the Public Records Office (PRONI) in Belfast.  It is easy to get to, take a 26 bus from the front of City Hall (in front of the Santander Bank)

Free concerts

If you Live in Ballymena, County Armagh, the Down District Council area or the rural part of Ards Borough Council Are  70 years of age or older Live on your own you may be eligible to attend a free Ulster Orchestra concert,

Ideas wanted

Please let the web contact/ regional secretary know of any good ideas for speakers, visits, etc.  We will not publish contact details for recommended speakers except with written approval but if a speaker agrees to be promoted we can add