Carrickfergus Museum

Carrickfergus is the most archaeologically explored town in Northern Ireland. The finds on display at Carrickfergus Museum provide a remarkable glimpse into life in the town from the Medieval period to more recent times. The displays reflect the experiences of ordinary people and illustrate the dramatic and tumultuous events in the town’s history. These collections are displayed […]

Your Councillors, Your Representatives

Your local councillors are trusted servants, whose role is to act for the betterment of the Borough as a whole, and for that of its residents. KNOCKAGH MONUMENT KILROOT CARRICK CASTLE Alderman May M Beattie T 028 9336 6188 M 07939 634 348 (Democratic Unionist Party) Alderman Billy Ashe T 028 9336 9753 M 07773 […]

Biodiversity Summer School.

04 August 2014 – 08 August 2014 The Biodiversity Summer School is a FREE outdoor event that will give families the opportunity to take part in fun biodiversity projects such as pond dipping, mini-beast hunts and bird box building. Learn about the natural world through a variety of activities and games. Date: Monday 4th to […]

Churchill Tank.

NIH C Sdn Churchill on to the Gothic Line (Castlerobin) 19 June 2014 The grand unveiling of a Churchill Tank gifted to Carrickfergus Borough Council by the Ministry of Defence will form the mainstay of this year’s Carrickfergus Armed Forces Day taking place on Saturday 28 June. Marc Weston also unveiled a platform that is […]

Love Parks Week 2014.

25 July 2014 – 03 August 2014 Love Parks Week is an annual campaign to celebrate parks and other green space. Love Parks Week is an annual campaign to celebrate parks and other green space.With over loads of events across the Borough – from Zumba classes to Butterfly Hunts – there was something for everyone […]

Play Areas.

Play Areas. Carrickfergus is a haven for young children and it’s packed with safe, secure play areas for them to unleash their energy Legg Park Play Area, Belfast Road, Carrickfergus. Marine Gardens Play Area, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus. Leisure Centre Play Area, Prince William Way, Carrickfergus. Oakfield Play Park, Oakfield Drive, Carrickfergus. Windmill Play Park, Minorca […]

Love Parks Week

Love your Park! Love Parks Week is an annual campaign to celebrate parks and other green space. In Carrickfergus, we have a number of events that encourage local people and visitors alike to enjoy our parks and green space areas. Such public events bring people together and strengthen the community spirit. The internet has played […]

Diamond Jubilee Wood

Carrickfergus Borough Council and the Woodland Trust have created a living, lasting legacy in Whitehead to commemorate the 2012 Diamond Jubilee, marking Queen Elizabeth’s 60th year as monarch. The 60 acre woodland near Bentra Golf Course to the north of Whitehead was officially opened on Saturday 23rd June 2012 by Mrs. Joan Christie OBE, Her […]