The launch of the Trail

Articles

This section contains features on local history from the Killearn Courier dating back to Issue 1 in 2005, together with oral history from local residents, talks and other papers of interest.

The headings outline the subject matter and source – download the files of choice.

If you have difficulty accessing these files – or you would like to contribute more articles – please contact [email protected]

Jim Fallas – a Life in Killearn

An interview with Jim Fallas, a long time resident of Killearn, a few months before his death in 2021.

Killearn Heritage Trail project – oral history 2020.

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Killearn’s Contribution to the Great War

A series of five articles on local peoples’ involvement in the First World War, 100 years on.

Courier Issues 37, 38, 39, 40, 41. 2017 – 2018
All Killearn Archive

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Townfoot Cottage’s Great Escapes

The history of one of the oldest cottages in Killearn

Courier Issue 49. 2021
All Killearn Archive

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Black Bull

The history of the Black Bull Hotel

Courier Issue 48. 2020
All Killearn Archive

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Coronavirus Chronicles

Courier Issue 48. 2020

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Killearn Hospital

Memories of Killearn Hospital from people who worked there

Courier Issue 48. 2020
Killearn Heritage Trail

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Killearn and the Coronavirus

Courier Issue 47. 2020

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The Box

Piecing together the history of the Fairlie family of Killearn

Courier Issue 47. 2020
All Killearn Archive

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World War II Prisoner of War Camp

Courier Issue 46. 2020
All Killearn Archive

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What They Said About Killearn in the Past

Courier Issue 46. 2020
Killearn Heritage Trail

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Blane Valley Railway

Courier Issue 45. 2019
All Killearn Archive

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Killearn Glen Dig

A report on the 2019 excavation

Courier Issue 45. 2019
Killearn Heritage Trail

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