Ticket to ride: A history of buses in Northern Ireland

Part of: PRONI on Youtube, Local history

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of Ulsterbus, PRONI hosted a half day conference on road transport in Ireland over the last half century on 19 October 2017.

Speakers part 1

  • Mark Kennedy (Curator of Road and Rail Transport, National Museums and Galleries Northern Ireland) – ‘Early Bus Services’
  • Francis Jones (Archive Education Officer, NI Screen) - ‘An Audio Visual presentation on road transport in Ireland’
  • Roddy Hegarty (Director, Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library) - ‘The Harry Coyle Collection’
  • Jayne Hutchinson (PRONI) - ‘Transport records at PRONI’

Speakers part 2

  • Howard Cunningham (Irish Transport Heritage) - ‘Preserved Buses in Northern Ireland'
  • Irvine Miller - 'Early Days of Ulsterbus'


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