Christmas Edition of the Maghera Times

The December edition of the Maghera Times will be available to buy from next week!! . This beautifully produced, full-colour, magazine is not only a great read  – but would be a very welcome Christmas gift for friends and relations at home and abroad. With its wide range of articles, all based on Maghera and…

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MHS Heritage & Cultural Centre Publishers

PUBLISHING Maghera Historical Society and Heritage & Cultural Centre have published two books so far and two issues of their bi-annual magazine ‘Maghera Times’, with the third issue due out in November. We welcome any suggestions or submissions for future publications. If you are an author, poet or historian with interesting stories or information relating…

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Maghera Times – June/July 2016

MAGHERA TIMES   Volume 1 No. 2   June/July 2016 Articles featured in the magazine include: Glenshane Pass – Past and Present, by Kevin Daly. Dramatic Glenshane Pass has a long and chequered past going back hundreds of years to when it was a simple track over the mountains. Kevin Daly explores the legends, facts…

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Maghera Times Nov/Dec 2015

MAGHERA TIMES   Volume 1 No.1    Nov./Dec. 2015 Articles featured in the magazine include: When the Classics Ruled Tirgarvil, by Peter Etherson. This is the story of the brilliant hedge school teacher and classical scholar, John McCloskey (1788-1876). From humble beginnings McCloskey went on to establish his own school in Tirgarvil which became renowned…

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Maghera Times by the MHS Heritage & Cultural Centre

Maghera Times’, published by the MHS Heritage & Cultural Centre, is a magazine focusing on the life and times of the people who live in Maghera and the surrounding districts. The idea behind the magazine is to include articles, stories, memories and pictures of Maghera past and present in a way that is interesting, informative…

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Maghera Chapter & Verse. By George Shiels MBE

Publisher: Maghera Historical Society/Heritage & Cultural Centre, Maghera 2016 George Shiels is a poet and storyteller based in the Crew just outside Maghera. His work is based on local memories, tales and happenings and is a link back to the bardic tradition which once flourished in Ulster. George’s book grew out of a particular culture…

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