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The people and events that have shaped the history of Ballymena are many and this publication provides the perfect introduction to them.
Although by no means a definitive account of the town, 'Ballymena: City of the Seven Towers' uses a combination of highly readable text by bestselling author, Nicola Pierce, and breathtaking new photography by Stephen Stewart to outline the growth of thriving town through the years and the impact its residents have made on both local and international history. Detailing key events, as well as the lives of Ballymena's many famous sons and daughters, the book contains information on a wide-ranging list of topics: from the numerous links to the American Presidency to the achievements of the town's sports teams and athletes; from the industrial heritage that helped make Ballymena an important centre of commerce to the ghost stories that permeate the area. Containing a list of helpful websites and sources of further information, this accessible and entertaining book provides the perfect keepsake for locals and visitors alike.
- Format: Paperback / Softback
- Published On: 01 April 2011
- Publisher: Brehon Press Ltd
- ISBN / EAN: 9781905474370
- Page Count: 160