History Project: 100 Years of Business in the Borough

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council are delighted to bring you the completion of the shared history project to mark 100 years of business in the borough and to celebrate their success as part of the Our People, Our Place, Our Story programme to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland.

Six businesses from across the borough participated in the programme exploring their history, sharing their experiences, relationships they have fostered, and how they survived over the past 100 years. The programme is available to view through a range of short stories and digital booklet online.

History of the business and buildings

Work life through the century

Relationships and experiences

Interactions with other businesses

How have they survived through difficulties in business

How do they hope to stay stronger for another 100 years

Borough-based businesses took part in a range of creative written and digital resources to document achievements and bring to life achievements while operating over the past 100 years. The history project was part of the Our People Our Place Our Story campaign to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland.

The businesses included J.D Hunter, Quails Banbridge, Quails Dromore, Collen Brothers, Armagh Cider Company and Meela and Me.