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Killeeshil And Clonaneese Historical Society

  • Income

    £5.5K

  • Spending

    £2.7K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 100418 Date registered. 24/09/2014

Public benefits

The direct benefits which flow from purpose a) will be in an enhanced knowledge and understanding among the public of the history, culture and heritage of Killeeshil and Clonaneese. The promotion of social inclusion and community volunteering. The benefits are evidenced through various ways which include membership, public attendance and interest

in our local history lectures, attendance of our history research workshops, community development through cross community social events, Hog roast BBQ, Community festival, Cotton's Corner re-enactment, Killeeshil and Clonaneee Historical Society profiled on Lesser Spotted Ulster, local family research workshops, reminiscence workshops, the recording of oral histories, support of local heritage through the creation of the Killeeshil and Clonaneese Heritage trail (Ennish Flax Mill - one of only three working Scutch mills in Northern Ireland) A documentary film of John Finlay and Sylvie Mallon (Pioneers in engineering history), Kileeshil and Clonaneese heritage trail bus trips, research into notable historical figures that have emigrated or had ancestral links to the area of benefit, provision of an ancestral outreach programme identifying families that have left the local area, outings to places with local interest links such as the Ulster American Folk Park (Tullyallen Mass House which belonged to the area and now part of the exhibitions) and the Titanic (local engineering heritage, and history of skilled craft's person from the area having worked on the famous staircase). The direct benefit of which flows from purpose b) will be to establish an archive that will promote, sustain and increase the individual and collective knowledge, expertise and understanding of the history of Killeeshil and Clonaneese for present and future generations to enjoy and to enable further research and development by the public through access to the archive of works. The promotion of social inclusion and community volunteering. Training workshops, information open days, hosting of successful community events, an up to date website with daily online activity, archived material online and on site being accessed, open forums, archive of books and journals of interest to the local area, maps, tenant records, photographic archive, film archive, newspaper archive, local historical artefacts and oral histories. The direct benefit of which flows from purpose c) is to generate and provide educational resources that can be accessed by the public in person or online that will help increase their knowledge and ability in researching their own individual research projects, or adding to the society's current and past research projects. All research of interest is published making it accessible to the wider public. The promotion of social inclusion and community volunteering. Training workshops, information open days, hosting of successful community events, an up to date website with daily online activity, archived material online and on site being accessed, open forums, archive of books and journals of interest to the local area, maps, tenant records, photographic archive, film archive, newspaper archive, local historical artefacts and oral histories. The charity's beneficiaries are the people of the Killeeshil and Clonaneese areas, and its environs of Northern Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “the area of benefit”) without distinction of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnic identity, political or religious opinion, by associating the statutory authorities, community and voluntary organisations and the inhabitants in a common effort to advance education, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants. Tourists and visitors to the area, academics and local schools. There is no harm or private benefit flowing from our purposes.

What your organisation does

Killeeshil and Clonaneese Historical Society is organised for the purpose to safeguard and promote the heritage of Killeeshil and Clonaneese. The objective of the society is to discover, collect and preserve documents and materials relevant to the history of Killeeshil and Clonaneese. The society aims to awaken interest in Killeeshil and

Clonaneese Historical studies and bring together people of different traditions and backgrounds in order to record history, understand history, and make history.

The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The advancement of the arts, culture, heritage or science

Who the charity helps

  • General public
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Women

How the charity works

  • Arts
  • Education/training
  • Heritage/historical

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2017

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2016

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

The Association is established to advance education and promote the benefit of the people of the Killeeshil and Clonaneese areas, and its environs of Northern Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “the area of benefit”) without distinction of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnic identity, political or religious opinion, by associating the statutory authorities, community and voluntary organisations and the inhabitants in a common effort to advance education, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants and in particular: a) to advance education about the history, culture and heritage of the area of benefit; b) to carry out research into local history by collecting and recording artefacts and information, and in particular forming an archive of works from the area of benefit; c) to educate the general public by promoting awareness of, and research into, the history, photography, culture and heritage of the area of benefit.

Governing document

Constitution

Other name

  • 16 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Eileen Quinn, 190 Ballygawley Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone., BT70 1TF

Trustee board

Trustee
Jonathan Gray
Sheila O'neill
Mrs Ann Hanna
John Hanna
Mrs Marie Quinn Rgn Rmn
Peter Buchanan
Eileen Quinn
Mr Sean Murphy
Mr Brendan Holland
Mr Richard Knox
Mr Brian Gallagher
Mrs Briege Rafferty Teacher
Mr Raymond Cuddy
Mrs Rosina O'neill Teacher

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  • In Northern Ireland