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mound of Drumceat!
Sunday, the 8th of June at 2.30pm , the ancient mound of Drumceat will
be visited by a group of Gaelic speakers from the Isle of Lewis in
order to sing psalms in Gaelic. This is an old tradition in the free
church of Scotland. They will then travel on to St Columb's cathedral
and repeat the performance.
Interested readers can read all about this fascinating part of the Roe Valley's history by following this link.
Roe Valley Tourist attractions
The Roe Valley is famous for the many photogenic old ruins which grace our landscape - many of them lovingly described in these pages. People come to the area from all corners of the planet to admire the magnificent craftsmanship of ancestors long gone.
This must be why this wonderfully delapitated and ruinous object adorns the corner of Main Street and Connell Street. It is believed that it is a telephone junction box from an age long gone by - but who can tell any more? We feel sure that this splendid object can't help but attract many paying tourists to our little town.After all - where else would you see a thing like this?
A new vista
extent of the deforestation at the bottom of Main Street can clearly be
seen with these two photographs. They were taken about six years apart
and the only thing instantly recognisable seems to be the telephone
pole on the left.
Mind you, since Christ Church has had its walls and tower
renovated, it looks the part, as they say around here and certainly
gives an impressive view when entering the town from the Coleraine
A pity about the trees though.
More road works in Main Street
it amazing how much maintenance a wee town like Limavady needs? We
didn't even know there was something wrong with the pavement outside
Lidls until we saw this busy crew going at it with a will.
Be careful though, boys. The red rimmed object on
the left is the back of the tourist attraction explained above. All the
telephone and data cables going up Main Street originate there.
If you accidentally nick that cable, there'll be lots of trouble!
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