Welcome to the Poyntzpass and District Local History Society Web Site. On this site you will find information about our society and some historical information about Poyntzpass and the surrounding District. This site will be continually expanded and improved. You can also find us on Facebook – details are at the bottom of this page. It is our hope that this site will bring the history of the area to as wide a selection of people as possible, so if you like this site please bookmark it and make sure to tell your friends.
You can Contact Us Here. Please note: We do try to answer our e-mails, but usually the load is too great. We also have families, pets, and day jobs. All we can do is try. Unfortunately Poyntzpass and District Local History Society does not carry out personal family history searches.
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History Society Annual Picnic Thursday 6th July at Flagstaff Viewpoint. Beautiful evening, much enjoyed by all. Magnificent views of Carlingford Lough and much further afield. Well worth a visit
Reminder – Thursday July 6th 2017 – Picnic (bring your own) at the Flagstaff. (6:30pm by car, meet in the Poyntzpass square)
Great photos Colomba
Just ten days to go until our annual Society excursion on Saturday 24th June. This year we’re going to Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin and then Beaulieu House in Drogheda. You’ve plenty of time to get your Sunday best attire washed, dried and ironed. The bus will leave Poyntzpass at 8:45am sharp. If you need any more information, then drop us a message.
A few more photos from our archive
Today’s puzzle – can anyone name any of the subjects in these photos?
We don’t normally post stories here, so this is an exception. An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, and after eating, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen. The two elderly gentlemen were talking, and one said, ‘Last night we went out to a new restaurant and it was really great.. I would recommend it very highly.’ The other man said, ‘What is the name of the restaurant?’ The first man thought and thought and finally said, ‘What is the name of that flower you give to someone you love? You know…. The one that’s red and has thorns.’ ‘Do you mean a rose?’ ‘ Yes, that’s the one,’ replied the man. He then turned towards the kitchen and yelled, ‘Rose, what’s the name of that restaurant we went to last night?’