Knockbreda – its monuments & people

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Knockbreda – its monuments & people was launched in June 2009 by former Minister of the Environment, Sammy Wilson MP. MLA. Edited by Lydia Wilson, it contains essays by Hugh Dixon on Knockbreda church, James Stevens Curl on the Knockbreda mausolea, Nini Rogers on the merchants and gentlemen buried in the mausolea and Chris McCollum on their recent conservation. Essays by Brian Mackey look at the creation of Knockbreda church and Belvoir Park, while Finbar McCormick outlines the evolution of Irish burials and monuments and William Roulston traces the history of the people buried in Knockbreda graveyard.

Copies of the publication are available on receipt of a cheque or postal order for £5 (includes post & packing) made payable to The Follies Trust from:

Mr T.W. Atkinson
100 Mullahead Road
Co Armagh BT62 2LB

Knockbreda – its monuments & people is accessible by pdf here

Here is a review of the publication by Paul Harron in the Ulster Tatler (August 2009): to read it please click on the thumbnails below.

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