Down Memory Lane

The Town Hall Ballroom 50 years ago would have celebrated its 21St Birthday Dance on the 21St of February 1958,the town hall ballroom was built in 1937 .The top names from the Showband era performed on the town hall stage ,The Dixielanders who’s musician passed away recently Brendan O Brien ,Donie Collins was one of the favourite bands in the Sixties, Paul Goldin also passed away some weeks ago .The weekly Sunday Night films was a major attraction to both young and old Vic Loving and Danny  Kaye would stage a month long variety show with many of the popular shows from the era “Murder in the Redbarn” was a sellout .

Photo Courtesy of  http://www.iangallagher.com/dixies.htm

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