COALISLAND WEAVING COMPANY LIMITED

A talk by Elizabeth Beatty Davies, Ralph Davies and Sammy McKay, hosted by the Hill of the O’Neill and Ranfurly House.

FRIENDS OF THE COALISLAND MUSEUM & HERITAGE CENTRE

This group of volunteers provides support and help at the old weaving factory museum.

SAMMY McKAY COALISLAND WEAVING FACTORY

Coalisland historian Sammy McKay gives a fascinating tour of the old Engine Room at Coalisland Weaving Factory Museum. This video was first broadcast on the Craic Theatre YouTube channel in 2015 and permission has kindly been granted to edit the original and reproduce it here.

“THE WEAVER’S TALE”

This is a video of a short play made in association with the Craic Theatre.

Written and directed by Mark Shields
Performed by Aoibh Johnson
Produced by Oliver Corr, Craic Theatre
We visit the factory floor and hear about the scandal, stories and events from over a century ago when hundreds of people arrived each day to work at Ledlie Clark & Sons weaving factory in Coalisland.

“THE STABLEBOY’S TALE”

This is a video of a play made in association with the Craic Theatre.

Written and directed by Mark Shields
Performed by Declan McGrath
Produced by Oliver Corr, Craic Theatre
Our character, Jonathan Davidson, looks back on memories of his youth as a stableboy and the harrowing consequences of an unfortunate mistake.

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