Historical images

  This is not a historic image per se but a wonderfully researched and illustrated view of how Moira looked in the past. It is a painting by Philip Armstrong  “Using the combined expertise of consultants and watercolour art style, Read More …

Early history

Moira is very old. It has been know by several names in the past – Magh Rath, Moirath, Moyragh and Moyra. The earliest sign of people living here is a crannog (a man made island or dwelling built on stilts Read More …

About the author

I came to Moira as Pastor of the Baptist Church in 1995 but had lived nearby since 1991. For years I was in Moira regularly and always admired the village. I recall often passing through as a pillion passenger on my Dad’s Read More …

Welcome to Moira

This small village has had an enormous impact on social, political, religious and military life not only in Ireland but also in the United Kingdom and across the world. The village where we live, play, shop or work was once Read More …