Creeslough View launches

Creeslough View launches
The new edition of the “Creeslough View” annual magazine will be launched this weekend.

The new edition of the “Creeslough View” annual magazine will be launched this weekend.

It will be available in all local shops and outlet.

As well as capturing all the main local events through out the year it also features a number of interesting historic stories and images from the Creeslough area and of it Diaspora.

Now in its 13th year, the high quality annual is produced by a range of volunteers and as always centres on all things at the centre of the community.

Since the magazine was launched back in 2000, each year it has host a range of news, views, popular features on life in the community, its people and it Diaspora, past and present.

This years Creeslough View has much to celebrate in the locality.

It has a colourful feature on the highly successful Glassan School reunion. This saw people return to the area from all over the world last summer where they enjoyed a few great days of reminiscing and craic as they recalled days gone by in the rural school.

There is also a feature on a new film called “High Cross”, which tells the story of the cross on top of Muckish mountain.

There is an interesting historic story of Pat McClafferty and his epic journey from his birthplace of Drumnakillew all the way to Alaska.

Creeslough and its surrounds will be the focus not one but two episodes of the ever popular long running UTV series, Lesser Spotted Ulster.

Presenter Joe Mahon and his production team spent a week filming many in an around the locality for what is intended to be two episodes of the show due for broadcast in October 2014. Joe, is a former producer of “McGilloway’s Way” along with Dunfanaghy resident Olly McGilloway. Some of the areas they filmed were in a nd around Muckish, Ards, Doe Point as well as Creeslough village. Along the way Joe meet a range of local people who stopped for a chat and told a little more of some of the lesser spotted parts of the Creeslough area.