Friday, 23 April 2010

Coleraine Ulster-Scots

A new Ulster-Scots Resource Centre is being developed by the Coleraine Ulster-Scots Regeneration Group.  The centre is based at 3a Union Street and the members have done an excellent job in fitting out the first floor of the building.

The Orange Hall was built many years ago on land provided by Hugh T Barrie, a Scottish businessman  who was also the Ulster Unionist MP for North Londonderry and it was opened on Easter Monday 17 April 1911 by Mrs Barrie.

I had the privilege of openign the centre and among those present were Gregory Campbell MP, Coleraine mayor Councillor Sandy Gilkinson and MW Bro Robert Saulters, Grand Master of Ireland, as well as Henry Millen chairman of the CUSRG.

1 comment:

  1. it's great to hear that there is yet another Ulster-Scots centre opening up.
    Hope it is as much a success as the Ullans Centre has been here in Ballymoney.

    Here is the blogs of the Ullans Centre & fUSe fm Ballymoney: