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Post box toppers

In the run up to remembrance and Rathcoole Row on Row, members of Dalaradia have fitted remembrance post box toppers around the estate. There are 5 post boxes within the area but unfortunately the one at the diamond could not be done properly due to its shape, but we will work on a different design …

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Harvest morning

So humbled to represent Dalaradia and The Whitehouse at Kings Park Primary School as part of their harvest morning. Great to be acknowledged for all the Bright Sparks educational work we have facilitated over many months. Best wishes and every success to all the pupils for their transfer test exam.


What an amazing turnout to our Hocus Pocus private screening at the Movie House Cinemas We hope you all enjoyed today as much as we did and a big well done to the best dressed winner, young Kaidence. We’re sorry to the many who couldn’t get tickets this time around, 100 tickets went so fast, …

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Monkstown Old Boys

Fantastic start to Dalaradia Arts and Culture programme exploring history through music literature and film. We welcomed the Monkstown Old Boys for their first ever trip to the Whitehouse. We will share the stories of the 3 Kings Williamite Wars, Rathcoole at the Crossroads, Billy Boy and the history of Dalaradia. Fantastic enthusiasm from all …

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Top 100 attractions

Dalaradia are absolutely delighted to have their custodianship and management of the unique Whitehouse Museum officially recognised. We can now announce that due to the hard work of our volunteers, friends and visitors, The Whitehouse is now listed as one of the Top 100 Secret places to visit in the UK and Ireland, what …

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Rathcoole Row on Row

Good morning folks. Rathcoole Row on Rows yearly memorial service will be 13:00pm on Sunday 5th November. We have invited various groups/bands/churches/local representatives to lay a wreath during our opening ceremony. We apologise if anyone has been missed. If however your group is interested please contact us direct, we would be more than happy to …

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Ulster-Scots Community Network courses

Ulster-Scots Community Network courses. These are available on-site or online, daytime or evening (daytime dates are easier booked as so many groups book evenings!) Level 1, as you will read, is very interactive and suitable for all ages. They also recognise that Ulster-Scots began thousands of years before the Plantation. The course is fully accredited …

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Ulster Scots Leid Week – Whitehouse Walking Tour

Ulster Scots Leid Week – Whitehouse Walking Tour 20 November, 10am-12pm Whitehouse Walking Tour, Whiteabbey; commencing and concluding at The Whitehouse. Join us after the walking tour for refreshments and a chat with our tour guide Donal Kelly and Dalaradia host Robert Williamson. Spaces are limited and children must be accompanied by an adult. Tours …

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Political discussion

Our friends in the Hubb Centre are organising a political discussion. All welcome.

Community Charter Groups

Yesterday evening we convened a meeting of the Community Charter Groups. Well done to all for such a positive meeting and thanks to the NIHE for an update on current events. A huge welcome to our new members: Mossley West Communtity Group The Tuesday Club Shadows Group If you are interested in joining and making …

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