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Painting Unveiling

Blue Plaque Unveiling on “Dromalane House”

On  a beautiful, sunny September morning over 50 people gathered at "Dromalane House", Newry, to witness an event, which had been talked about for so long!

“John Mitchel Day”

On a bright, crisp, cold  Sunday in November over 40 people gathered in the room in "Dromalane House", where John Martin & John Mitchel had died.  The day on the last Sunday of November 2008, had been organised by Francis […]

More American Tourists

On Thursday 18th September Adrian welcomed 6 Americans from Texas & Florida to the "Harshaw/Martin Trail".   They also had the delight of meeting Mearns Pollock in Newry Market & having a tour of it and being interviewed by the local press

Saval Womens Group

On Sat 8th March, despite heavy showers over 40 members of Saval's Womens Group with a few men and lots of children came to walk the Trail.   Owing to the wet condition of the ground the group only walked to […]

John Martin Print

An adverisement for the sale of a signed print of John Martin appeared in the "Newry Reporter" in 1905.  Wondering if anyone throughout this wide World has any idea where this actual picture went or where it is now??  Any […]

1798 Re enactment

On "Bank Holiday" Monday 27th  August, Adrian travelled to Saintfield to take part in a 1798 re enactment.  At "Rowallen" Gardens, he was dressed as a rebel and given a pike.

School Visit

On Fri 2nd July 2004 we had pleasure in welcoming 30 to 40 Children from St Francis' Primary School, Loughbrickland to the Trail.  They travelled in a large bus accompanied by their teachers, Mr McNally & Mr O'Malley to McCrum's […]

Book Launch

Marjorie Harshaw Robie launched her book in the historic surroundings of Linen Hall Library Belfast.

Book Launch

On 13th March Marjorie Harshaw Robie, her editor Ron Donaghue & Adrian Murdock travelled to Ballymena for a book launch.