Memories of Newtownards

Read and share your memories of Newtownards itself or of a particular photo of Newtownards.

This pub was owned by a Robert Quinn in the late 1800's -early 1900's; it was then past unto his nephew, William Henry Quinn, to run. William was an assistant at the pub since he was 15 years old. William Henry was my great grandfather, George Quinn's, brother. William can be found living in 63 High street Newtownards (...Read full memory)

The rose is the national emblem of England, but Britain's leading roses are bred in Newtonards in Northern Ireland by the Dickson's, the world's oldest family of rose breeders. This year (2011) they celebrate 175 years of rose breeding. My short video about the Dicksons of Newtownards was shot in 1989 and (...Read full memory)