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Restoring Ormiston

"Restoring Ormiston" airs on BBC1 NI on Monday the 28th of September.

23 Sep 2020
Of Interest
OCs may be of interest to know that "Restoring Ormiston" airs on BBC1 NI on Monday the 28th of September at 10.45 pm and features Hon OC Keith Haines.
 
Keith is also giving a half hour talk from the Linen Hall Library, regarding the O'Neill stone chair in the Ulster Museum which was rescued from Castlereagh in 1755 and after a number of journeys now resides in the Ulster Museum. A claim exists that it was the coronation/inauguration seat of the Gaelic rulers of Castlereagh (Upper Clandeboye), the last one being Conn O’Neill (died 1618/19, and reputedly buried at Ballymaghan, near Campbell.

The item appears on YouTube, on Wednesday the 30th of September at 1.00 pm entitled A ‘Conn’ Trick: the O’Neill Chair of Castlereagh
 
 

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