Cover design and layout

By Brian McFarland

Created by Design

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Specialising in graphic design solutions
for churches and charities

Front cover images

Moira Castle by Gabriel Beranger © Royal Irish Academy Used by permission

Aerial view of Moira by Adam McFarland

Back cover images

Moira Castle 2nd drawing by Gabriel Beranger © Royal Irish Academy Used by permission

View of Moira street from an old postcard supplied by McCartneys of Moira

Aerial view of Moira Demesne by Adam McFarland

Moira in bloom by


The line drawings in this book are originals
by Gordon and Gillian McFarland

WGA Fine Line Art
Specialising in pen and ink and pencil drawings


From Taylor and Skinner’s Maps of the Roads of Ireland Surveyed 1777 Published 1778

As published in Google Books

Scripture quotations

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All
rights reserved worldwide.

Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996, 2004. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights

All scripture quotations marked KJV are from the King James Version of the Holy Bible

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Other historical material
by 2hearts ministries

Moira – a fine perspective

‘A History of Moira’ by David McFarland
Available online:
Please note these pages are not for publication. This history is a work in progress. While care has been taken to credit sources and to check facts, there is still much editorial work to be done.

The pages may be printed for personal use only


‘Under the trees - a history of Moira’
A 14-minute presentation on the history of Moira produced for “Reach Out” in 2008

Available online:
On this site please click here

Local History for Key Stage 1 & 2

‘History for kids’
The Potty Professor makes learning local history fun

Available online:

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