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Welcome to Waringstown.org - a website for the community of Waringstown, developed and maintained by members of the Waringstown Community Development Association.

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Clock Making in Lurgan


Charlie Gardiner fascinated members of Waringstown Historical Society recently with a presentation about the historical legacy of clock making in Lurgan. It was definitely a case of 'hidden history' which delighted all the members. The next meeting is on Thursday 17 April in Waringstown Cricket Club. The subject is Reflections on the Somme led by David Scott from the Somme Centre.'

Kindred Spirits Over 50's Club

Please note the attached poster detailing the forthcoming launch of the new 50+ club in Gilford.


Gilford welcomes members from the Warringstown area. Our club is cross community and mixed gender. We will run a programme of activities and in time hopefully outings.
I would like to extend to you and the people you represent an invitation to the launch of our club on next Wednesday.
Should you have any questions please contact Mary Quinn either by email or on 07979510228.

February 2014 Update


Fred Cooper fascinated participants at the February meeting of Waringstown Historical Society with his old footage of Waringstown and the lost age of steam in Armagh and Down.


The films were very evocative of that bygone age but also very informative about the linen industry and the railways. Fred was ably assisted by Charles Friel whose comprehensive knowledge of the railway, its history and personnel made for an enthralling evening. WHS would like to thank both Fred and Charles for attending and entertaining a packed hall.

Right Tracks Workshop

WCDA has organised an opportunity for people to improve their road safety and awareness. Alan Gilmore from Right Tracks (funded by DOE) will be hosting an evening workshop on Tuesday 11th March at 7:00pm in the Planter's Tavern, Waringstown.

Right Tracks is a driver safety and awareness project which provides free advice and and practical training. The Right Tracks project will highlight the benefits of safe driving particularly on rural roads and promote good road safety practice through information and practical training (the session on 11th March will not have a practical element, although anyone who wishes to have a driver assessment can chat to Alan Gilmore on the night).

The cost of the session is free. There is a limit of 10 places available, so if you would like to reserve a place at the workshop then please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Places will be alloctaed on a "first come, first served" basis.

Looking forward to seeing you on the 11th March.

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