A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Portavogie, County Down

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Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos of places near Portavogie, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Portavogie. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

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Memories of the old Portavogie by Lena McVea. I used to live facing the harbour and a newspaper item on late Robin Drysdale, former Mayor of Newtownards, brought back fond memories of him, as a young boy, sailing in a wooden fish box, through the harbour. Robin also lived at the harbour. He also built, behind where the Quays Restaurant is now, a big wooden hut from driftwood, and it had a stage, with ...see more

Added 02 November 2019
I left Ireland with my Family in 1953 and left part of my heart there. My Grandparents lived in Portavogie right by the seaside, they had a farm and a General store. Granny always had a pot of soup on her stove in the winter, and many people would have a bowl of soup to warm them. She always said, "always put an extra potato in the pot for the man from over the hill" I always wondered who the man from over the hill was. ...see more