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"Life in the Past" - Further recollections of Bellaghy as it used to be.
Published by Bellaghy Historical Society - 2005

This is a reprint of the original "Life in the Past" book (published in 2002) with an aditional two chapters.

This is a 142 page book which paints a picture of Bellaghy village as it was in the last century. The book covers many aspects of life in Bellaghy such as Agriculture, Education, Employment, etc and well as information about the history of the various churches in the area. Also included in the book are a number of photographs of live in and around Bellaghy, in the early part of the 20th century.

Anyone wishing to purchase a copy of the book, which costs 6-00stg +P&P,  can do so by contacting the Secretary, Particia Lowry at plowry@beeb.net 

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"Ulster Poems 2005"
published by Drumlamph Books - 2005

This 115 page book is a collection of poems penned by local poets over the past 200 years.
We often forget that everyday happenings are history and the fact that these poems make reference to local events and people mean they are an invaluable source of material to chart social history.
Collectors; Richard Frew, Matthew Bruce and John Hughes.

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"Life in the Past" - recollections of Bellaghy as it used to be.
Published by Bellaghy Historical Society - December 2002

Life in the Past is a 100 page book which paints a picture of Bellaghy village as it was in the last century. The book covers many aspects of life in Bellaghy such as Agriculture, Education, Employment, etc and well as information about the history of the various churches in the area. Also included in the book are a number of photographs of live in and around Bellaghy, in the early part of the 20th century.

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"Eighty Years Young"
published by Matt T Bruce - April 2002

Eighty Years Young was written by Bellaghy Historical Society member, Matt Bruce and details his recollections from his childhood memories until the present day. This 90 page book is packed with snippets of information about life in and around the Bellaghy area over the past 80 or so years.

At his home in Drumlamph Matt said "I have always been a history enthusiast, and in this book I have tried to show how I saw life in the 20th century. He added "I have kept every subject to a minimum because modern readers do not like excessive detail."

Matt has touched on a wide range of items such as Bellaghy Fair, Edenreagh Spade Mill, Local personalities, Social activities, Places of local interest and much more, including a brief history of the 20th Century. Also included is a list of businesses and trades in Bellaghy in the 1930s and a number of photographs of Bellaghy, Castledawson

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