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  • New Council Rubberstamps Gun Club Proposal.

    New Council Rubberstamps Gun Club Proposal.

    The decision by the new “super” council to agree to the addition of a gun club in the new Bangor Community Centre is socially, morally and economically wrong. On 8th January the new “super”council supported the decision to add a gun club to the basement of the new Community Centre at Hamilton Road Bangor. The community Centre […]

  • Bangor in the Sixties

    Bangor in the Sixties

    I SUPPOSE it is only with the benefit of hindsight that I can appreciate how fortunate I was to grow up in Bangor in the Sixties. It was an exciting time to be young and we enjoyed a freedom denied to our successors by the Troubles. We had just left the austere Fifties with its […]

  • On the Trail of Saint Columbanus

    On the Trail of Saint Columbanus

    This weekend four hundred Friends of Saint Columbanus will be visiting Bangor to celebrate the life and works of Columbanus. This important event caused me to reflect on my interrail tour in the steps of Saint Columbanus which I undertook some years ago. I was first introduced to Saint Columbanus more than 50 years ago […]