Saturday, 23 June 2012

Engraving of linen-makers, 1782

linen makers 1782
The linen industry was very important in the history of Ulster.  Irish Times article gives a short history; link below. 


Link:  Irish Times Article

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Maine Scots-Irish Event in June


Piper Tom Seymour
Tom Seymour, musician & author, will present "Folk Instruments of Scotland, Ireland and England" for the Belfast Historical Society and Museum on Mon. June 25, 7pm at the Belfast Free Library. Belfast was settled in 1770 by Scots-Irish who brought their musical traditions and instruments with them to their new home. This program is free, all are welcome.