From The Mountain to the Sea


This project is an insight on the forgotten community within the hills behind Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (now known as Loughmourne). This surrounding area and beneath what is now a large lake, was an ancient established community which largely relocated in 1702 with the later generations of this migration taking part in the American Revolution.

Some inhabitants did remain behind however and many years later in 1904, Martha Craig who was the daughter of John Craig and Mary Nelson, developed a theory that the earth was at the centre of a vortex, this theory was advocated by Albert Einstein and is a theory that still holds merit in science today. In the same year she set off on a journey to Labrador in Canada where she aimed to experience the Aurora Borealis from out in the wilderness. She then sailed 500miles down the coast to Hudson Bay where she hired…

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