Monthly Archives: February 2014
Loughgall Village Walking Tour can be joined at any point along the route. The tour takes in 66 points of local interest in its half mile course, all of which are marked by numbers on this map.
Welcome to Loughgall. Loughgall Village Walking Tour can be joined at any point along the route. The tour takes in 66 points of local interest in its half mile course, all of which are marked by numbers … Continue reading
On a clear day, five of the six counties can be seen from this point, Armagh, Tyrone, Londonderry, Antrim and Down. The Sperrin Mountains with Slieve Gallion, are to the left and the Antrim Hills round to … Continue reading
William McCrea lived half way down the hill and in to the right on a small farm-holding of around 3 acres. He died in 1928 at the amazing age of 109, and had lived there all his … Continue reading
Loughgall is the heart of a long-established apple-growing tradition. Whereas wild crab apples are native to Ireland and pre-date humans, cultivated sweet apples are derived from a species that grows in the forests of the mountains of … Continue reading
Although the postal addresses in this development are Orchard Drive or Orchard Park, this area was originally referred to as Peels’ Hill. The Peels were a Quaker farming family who were associated with the Quakers of Ballyhegan, … Continue reading