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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Belfast Charitable Society and Barbour Fund Continue To Assist Disadvantaged

By |May 23rd, 2018|

The Belfast Charitable Society at Clifton House, in North Belfast, hosted a small gathering to mark the another year of giving to a number of local charities, health and educational institutions across Greater Belfast, from the Barbour Fund, on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Projects supported by the fund included: two bursaries to study a foundation degree […]

On this day 1754 Dr William Drennan was born in Rosemary Lane

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Dr William Drennan was born on 23rd May 1754, two years after the foundation of the Belfast Charitable Society. He later went on to be a famous obstetrician and was responsible for pioneering small pox inoculations in the Poor House. Drennan  was also a poet, and social reformer and was the first to call Ireland […]

“In a Blue Velvet Dress”: The Inspiration behind an Irish Ghost Story

By |May 14th, 2018|

On Friday 11th May Clifton House hosted a special ‘Plots and Plotters’ tour of Clifton House and Clifton Street Cemetery, looking at the radicals of Belfast in the late 1700s, in association with the Linen Hall Library to mark their 230th anniversary.  Prior to the tour commencing Monica Cash, deputy librarian, presented Clifton House with […]

The Poor House & the Irish Potato Famine (May 1846)

By |May 8th, 2018|

The devastation wrought by the Irish Potato Famine/ Great Hunger led to the hospitals and other charitable organisations in Belfast coming under immense pressure by May 1846. In order to cope with the demand these institutions came together to help relieve the sick and destitute.

In early May 1846 it was decided that the Poor House […]

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