Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Between 1916 and 1929, Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929) was the agent at Lisnavagh and lived in Germaines. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
J. Gordon Lewis (1892-1954) – The Cinematographer

J. Gordon Lewis (1892-1954) – The Cinematographer

Born into a Presbyterian family in Belfast, Lewis initially supported the Unionist cause but was so shocked by the execution of the Easter Rising leaders that he paid closer heed to the nationalist cause. He filmed many remarkable events from the period and did much...
County Antrim – Choose a Topic

County Antrim – Choose a Topic

Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Antrim’s past   Family Histories   Crawford of Orangefield & The Lodge, Belfast Foster, Viscount Ferrard and Viscount Massereene (Antrim Castle) Halloran of...
Willie John McBride – Pride of the Lions – Rugby Icon

Willie John McBride – Pride of the Lions – Rugby Icon

An interview with the Ballymena-born rugby star Willie John who took part in a remarkable five tours and, with 17 Lion Tests, and remains the most caped player in the series. The Irish lock forward captained the last tour, during which the Lions tore South Africa...