Members get a lesson in Irish banking history

Author and historian Dr David Hume MBE was guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Abbey Historical Society. Dr Hume gave an interesting talk on the Poets of South Antrim to the group. He is pictured here with Vikki Dundas chairman of the Abbey Historical Society. INNT 13-627
Author and historian Dr David Hume MBE was guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Abbey Historical Society. Dr Hume gave an interesting talk on the Poets of South Antrim to the group. He is pictured here with Vikki Dundas chairman of the Abbey Historical Society. INNT 13-627

THE latest meeting of Abbey Historical Society took place on Wednesday, April 10.

Guest speaker was the extremely well-known Gwyn Hughes who gave a talk on the history of banking in Ireland.

The group, which is in its 20th anniversary year, has had a number of interesting talks, with Dr David Hume MBE recently giving a talk on the poets of south Antrim.

The society meets every month in the White House, Whitehouse Park and visitors are always made more than welcome.