Shell whistled over Carrick as Victor prepared for school

Stories of Carrickfergus – Shell whistled over Carrick as Victor prepared for school

VICTOR MCCracken, from the North Road, was born in Belfast nearly 70 years ago, his parents brought him to live in Carrickfergus when he...

New attraction to open in old Guard Room building at Carrickfergus Town Hall

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is marking National Heritage Week by announcing plans to open up a new heritage attraction for Carrickfergus. Old gaol...

MacDonald’s Choice – Must read

Captain Lattimore was born in Carrickfergus and later lived in Larne. Many of the crew of the ship were also from Carrickfergus. In 1888 a...

Come Visit the historic town of Carrickfergus VISITING CARRICKFERGUS CASTLE Rising from the dark waters of the Belfast Lough and situated on the Antrim Coast, stands the impressive and domineering fortress of...

“Song Carrickfergus”

is an Irish folk song, named after the town of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The origins of the song are unclear, but...

1 in 3 Cancer Support

The group was formed in January of 2008 because, after my breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 42, I discovered that none...

Carrickfergus Parkrun

Carrickfergus parkrun: a weekly, FREE, timed 5k walk/jog/run, starts at 9.30 am at the Amphitheatre Wellness Centre (near the BMX park). Anyone can enter,...

Seapark AC

SeaparkAC are an all-inclusive, all ability, running club based in Carrickfergus. Our Coaches and Leaders are all British Athletics qualified so that we can offer a...

Carrickfergus Photographic Society

Carrickfergus Photographic Society is a small camera club which meets at the Cricket Club, Middle Road, Carrickfergus. Meetings are on Tuesday evenings commencing at...

William III of England (King Billy)

William III (Dutch: Willem III; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702) was a sovereign Prince of Orange of the House of Orange-Nassau by birth. From 1672 he governed as Stadtholder William III...


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