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In the Elizabethan wars there were rival fleets on the lake.
At this time Coney Island was fortified by the family of Sir Philip Sidney, as shown by recent archaeological excavations.
The canal from Newry to Lough Neagh was largely reconstructed in 1801.
A proposed link from the Bann to the Blackwater was not completed, but a short length was cut across the Derrywarragh peninsula to by-pass the dangerous shoals at the mouth of the Blackwater, thereby forming the port of Maghery where there was a large repair yard. To aid early industrialisation of the Lagan valley the river had been canalized as far as Lisburn by 1763.
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All types and ages of cars, vans, trucks and public service vehicles (buses, coaches and taxis) now feature here, but this is very much a 'work in progress' section of the site, and it'll continue to be built up as I find more photographs to put on, and more get sent over to me.
In an attempt to make some kind of sense of them all, I've listed them on this one page, in alphabetical order.
Most are black & white or sepia, with just a few being early colour shots.Seventy years later the scene had changed to one of commercial enterprise.Coal had been discovered in 1720 near Coalisland and in 1732 there were schemes to bring it to the lough by a canal, though in fact this was not completed until 1787, and was hardly ever used.The story that Finn Mc Cool threw a clod of earth at a rival across the Irish Sea, thus creating Lough Neagh and the Isle of Man, must be fairly late, involving as it does some knowledge of geography and comparative areas.That the lake was caused by a woman leaving a magic well uncovered may be older Moore's verse: The supposed curative properties for skin diseases, mainly associated with Washing Bay, seems to have been first recorded in the reign of Charles II.
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As the glaciers melted, Lough Neagh was again a large lake, outflowing to the Newry River and the Lagan valley before resuming its outlet down the Lower Bann.