Exhibition takes a trip down memory lane in Limavady

One of the photographs collected over the years shows Mrs H Mullan sitting by a fireside at her home in Tullyhoe, Limavady.
One of the photographs collected over the years shows Mrs H Mullan sitting by a fireside at her home in Tullyhoe, Limavady.

A new exhibition showcasing a selection of photographs from the mid-19th century opens at the Green Lane Museum this weekend.

The heritage exhibition features photos collected by Limavady man Nelson McGonagle, and opens on Saturday, May 30th.

“This exhibition displays only a selection of a fascinating collection of black and white photographs that have been collected over the years from friends and other sources by Nelson McGonagle,” said a spokesperson.

“These photographs cover the mid-19th century to the early 20th century, and serve as a great historic source on the various buildings and people of Limavady Past and are sure to bring back happy memories.”

The spokesperson said Limavady Museum is keen to collect more photographs relating to Limavady and the Roe Valley area.

“If you have anything that you think would be of interest, please contact the museum on 028 7776 0650 or bring them along to us,” said the spokesperson.

The exhibition will be on display in the Museum until 25th June. Green Lane Museum is open Saturday to Thursday, 1-4.45pm. For information, contact the Roe Valley Arts Centre on 028 777 60650 or go to roevalleyarts.com