Maghera Culture & Heritage Ltd AGM

MHS Heritage & Culture Ltd to host their 2019 AGM. The meeting will take place on Monday 9th December at their Coleraine road premises. The AGM will commence at 8pm, MHS 17 Coleraine road Maghera. Everyone Welcome! RSVP or enquiries t: 02879642677 info@maghera-heritage.org.uk  

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First Meeting for Maghera Chamber of Commerce

Maghera Chamber of Commerce will hold their first official meeting  on Monday 11th November at 8pm in Walsh’s Hotel Maghera. The purpose of this meeting is to officially form a Chamber and appoint a chair, secretary, treasurer & committee.  If you are a business in the town or surrounding district, whether large or small please come along to the…

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Chamber of Commerce meeting update

An open meeting took place last night of a number of representatives from local businesses in the town of Maghera. Facilitators for the meeting were John Burns and James Armour who welcomed all those who attended in particular Jimmy McCabe from the Magherafelt Chamber of Commerce. A very enthusiastic discussion ensued stating the advantages &…

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A Chamber of Commerce for Maghera?

It has been suggested that a Chamber of Commerce be formed in Maghera to advance the interests of businesses in the town. To discuss this possibility, and investigate the advantages of establishing a Chamber of Commerce, you are invited to attend an open discussion meeting on: Monday 21st October 2019 @8pm The Function Room, Walsh’s…

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The Night Before Halloween

Music, Storytelling & Poetry with a Halloween twist. Maghera Heritage & Cultural Center are hosting the first event of their winter season programme on Wednesday 30th October at 8pm. Friel’s Bar & Restaurant Swatragh is the place to be that evening. We have a host of talent lined up to perform on the night; there…

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Sponsored Walk: Swatragh and Back

Swatragh And Back! That was the Sponsored- Walk-Challenge to raise funds for the  Maghera Historical Society. The event was a great success with just under £1,000 raised on the day. Special thanks to Jean Dunne for organising it all so well and we are very grateful to all our sponsors and everybody who supported us….

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MHS Perpetual Trophy Quiz

The Maghera Historical Society Perpetual Trophy Quiz took place last Thursday 27th April, in Walsh’s Hotel. Joint winners on the night were tables 6 and 7. Sinead Kelly, Eugene Kelly, Brian Kielt, Peter Convery on table 6 and Emma Stewart, George Stewart, Noel Stewart and Matthew Stewart on table 7. Congratulations to the winners!!! James…

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The Price of a Loaf: Denver Boyd

      On Wednesday 12th of April 2017, Denver Boyd gave a talk on ‘The Price of a Loaf’ which was a brief explanation of the origin in circulation from 1780 to 1837. The opportunity was afforded for the audience to handle the types of coinage in circulation to give them an idea of…

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