Portrush, County Antrim

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Portrush, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

I was born in portrush in 1961 to a Mr &Mrs Billy Ganley I'm one of 5 children at the time and we lived in causeway street, my father had been living in Portrush for some years before he married my mum with the bundell family who worked Barrie's at that time.I remember as a child spending the long summer days having picnics on the beach and attending St Patricks which was just across the road from our house, and ...see more

Any readers out there with memories of the North Antrim coast in the 1960s might enjoy my recently published autobiographical novel SUMMER IN THE HEART (2011, IUNIVERSE). See more details on Amazon or Facebook.It is set on the North Antrim coast - Dunseverick, White Park Bay, Ballycastle and Bushmills - in the time just before electricity arrived in the area, with a lot of descrription of local ...see more