Newtownabbey Branch


Newtownabbey Branch usually meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. from September to May.


Meetings are normally held in the Drama Theatre, Glengormley High School, 134 Ballyclare Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5HP.

Annual Subscription

for the year 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018

  • £20 for Single Membership
  • £30 for Joint Membership (2 people at the same address)

Officers 2017-2018

  • Chairperson: Kyle Irwin
  • Secretary: Kathleen Morrison
    – E-mail:
  • Treasurer: Brian Stanley

Social Media

Newtownabbey Branch hosts a Facebook Page.


There are several publications based on research activities in the locality:

These items are available to buy:

  • Online through the Shop.

Programme 2018

Monday 8 January 2018
Practical Workshop
Branch Members

Monday 12 February 2018
Clifton House and Mary Ann McCracken
Louise Cavanan

Monday 12 March 2018
A Belfast Story
Sharon Dickson

Monday 9 April 2018
Annual General Meeting

Monday 14 May 2018
Famine and Migration
Paddy Fitzgerald, UAFP

Saturday 9 June 2018
Branch Outing to the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh

Programme 2017

Monday 11 September 2017
NIFHS 101 – An insight to the Society and the C4 Research Centre

Monday 9 October 2017
Carnmoney Graveyard
Nigel Henderson

Monday 13 November 2017
Queen Victoria’s Gene
Jenny Cummings

Tuesday 12 December 2017
Christmas Dinner at Carrickfergus Golf Club