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The rose grower from Portadown ECHS do a lot for the community that you dont hear about. The chairman was recently asked to talk about the influence of Sam McGredy and his production of roses.
Sam was a world wide expert on the production of roses who came from Portadown. He recently passed away in New Zealand . The talk was done in the millennium centre in Portadown and was well received by all who attended it.
Sam employed a lot of people from Portadown especially during the summer holidays. Information can be found on YouTube and the internet.
Book launch Our book launch for the History of Portadown Gasworks
Book launch Everyone is welcomed to our book launch in December 2019. If your able to attend it would be nice to see you there
2 famous people from the Edenderry area Who remembers these 2 teachers
An introduction to the Edenderry area Our chairman Mr McClure wrote for a book giving an introduction to the Edenderry area
The old ‘Gasworks’ Portadown The ‘Gasworks’ Portadown is the subject of our new book of which we’re hoping to launch in December 2019 please keep a watch for this.
The old grain store How many people remember the old grain store in Edenderry. If you look down the alleyway close to Gary’s Bar it’s still there.
A poem about our beloved Edenderry area of Portadown The Edenderry area in Portadown is one of the town’s oldest town lands. This is a poem written by Merle Edgar which will represents what the area was and is today.
Many places of worship in the Edenderry area Not everybody knew that the Edenderry area of Portadown used to have places of worship for all faiths. St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Chapel used to be in the vicinity of Eden cafe and the car sales place on the Carrickblacker Road, remains of the stone wall can still be seen between the 2 places.
Portadown Fireplace advert Echs would like too thank Portadown Fireplaces for taking an advert in our new book Portadown Gasworks

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The rose grower from Portadown
The rose grower from Portadown

ECHS do a lot for the community that you dont hear about. The chairman was recently asked to talk about the influence of Sam McGredy and his production of roses.
Sam was a world wide expert on the production of roses who came from Portadown. He recently passed away in New Zealand . The talk was done in the millennium centre in Portadown and was well received by all who attended it.
Sam employed a lot of people from Portadown especially during the summer holidays. Information can be found on YouTube and the internet.
Book launch
Book launch

Our book launch for the History of Portadown Gasworks
Book launch
Book launch

Everyone is welcomed to our book launch in December 2019. If your able to attend it would be nice to see you there
2 famous people from the Edenderry area
2 famous people from the Edenderry area

Who remembers these 2 teachers
An introduction to the Edenderry area
An introduction to the Edenderry area

Our chairman Mr McClure wrote for a book giving an introduction to the Edenderry area

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