Walking Tour by Turais Chois Abhann Doinne ‘Poets, Painters and Playwrights’

Come and enjoy this guided walk along these stunning scenic routes around Cushendun where James Humbert Craig, Maurice Wilks, Louis McNiece, Moira O'Neill, John Masefield, Enid Starkie, Robinson Jeffers and Deborah Brown were among the artists who sought inspiration from the landscapes, architecture and the people of the Glens.


25th Anniversary of The Good Friday Agreement Panel Discussion

Discussion on the impact of the Agreement twenty-five years after its inception. Panellists are Eamonn Mallie, journalist, author & broadcaster; Dr. Bronagh Hinds, NI Women’s Coalition, DemocraShe; Anna Mercer, Deputy Director of Political Consultancy Stratagem; Linda Ervine, Manager of the Turas Irish Language Project; and Michael Boyd, NI Human Rights Commission. Chaired by Claire Mc […]


John Spillane

The Old Church Centre is delighted to welcome back John Spillane for a night of music and songs. A musician, songwriter, performer, recording artist, storyteller and poet, John's music appeals to listeners across many genres and generations. His vocal style has an almost sean-nós like quality and his most recent album is inspired by his […]


Poetry, Prose and Conversation with Medbh McGuckian and Sophia Hillan

Medbh McGuckian  An internationally acclaimed poet, Medbh McGuckian has both a paternal and a maternal Glens connection.  From 1985-88 she was the first woman writer-in-residence at Queen’s University and subsequently became a writer-in-residence at the University of Ulster and Trinity College Dublin, and a creative writing fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s.  She […]


Apple Press Workshop – FREE

Glenmona House 10 Glendun Rd, Cushendun

As part of Culture Month-experience the delights of Autumn’s apple harvest. Have a go on the apple press, and take some local apple juice. You will also have the chance to pick some apples from the local orchard (limited availability)