Moira horses and the 1798 Rebellion

Another snippet from the forthcoming book, Finding Footprints. An incident from 1798 Rebellion deserves mention. Moira had three church buildings within a stone’s throw of each other; the parish church and two meeting houses. This proved to be “helpful” to Read More …

The Houses of Moira

Waringfield House As one travelled out of the village in the direction of Magheralin, there stood Waringfield House, another notable Georgian building. It was the residence of the Waring family who in 1876 owned more than two thousand acres at Read More …

Find my house

Hello Boys and girls. Do you live in or near Moira. Is your house an old one or a new one? If you look carefully in the images below you might be able to find your house. Happy hunting.  

100 years from now

 A question from Mr Mac. One hundred years from now, when someone is writing the history of Moira, will they have anything to say about you? Will you be remembered for something you have done, something worthwhile in life, something Read More …

Presbyterians in Moira

Moira Presbyterian church is about to officially open their wonderful new church building. This might be an appropriate occasion to share some brief comments on Presbyterian history from the forthcoming book on the History of Moira. I would appreciate if Read More …