Forge opens as Bunclody visitor centre

By Dan Walsh The distinctive tapping on the anvil, the energy of the bellows and a special horse called Realt Na Mara (Star of the Sea) was publicly fitted with new shoes as the people of Bunclody turned out to celebrate with music, recitation and social exchange at Foundry Lane in brilliant weather conditions onContinue reading “Forge opens as Bunclody visitor centre”

The hammer strikes the anvil in Bunclody

By Dan Walsh Nolan’s Forge on Foundry Lane, linking Irish Street and Ryland Road, in Bunclody was operated by three generations of the Nolan family from 1885 to 1992, and then fell into disrepair, but the good news is that Nolan’s Forge is being renovated and will open its doors to visitors again next month.Continue reading “The hammer strikes the anvil in Bunclody”

Bunclody is better and brighter

By Dan Walsh Bunclody is looking better and brighter this year following an upgrade to the Christmas lights as a consequence of investment from the Town and Villages Renewal Scheme. The illuminations are all LED and brings a much brighter appearance to the town from Ryland Road, along the town centre and towards Carrigduff. DueContinue reading “Bunclody is better and brighter”