Launch of Donegal Annual no. 70 2018
See full Table of Contents below with authors. The Annual includes over 60 photographs, diagrams and maps. There is a wide range of contributors from leading professionals and academics to independent scholars with deep knowledge of their own areas.
The Annual was launched in Ballybofey on 26 July 2018 by Orlaith McBride, Director of the Arts Council (Ireland), whose family have a long association with the county and the founding of the Society in 1947.
At the launch, the editor thanked all the contributors for their research and dedication, the Editorial Board and Una McGarrigle, Hon Sec for her comprehensive commitment to the delivery of the Annual.
From Malin to the Middle East: Inishowen High Crosses
Dr Michelle Brown
Donaghmore Parish, Barony of Raphoe Belinda Mahaffy
Amateur Drama in Donegal 1952-61 Siofra Sloyan
“Open Air Mass in the Donegal Mountains”, 1867
Aspects of the History of Clann tSuibhne Tomás G. Ó Canann
Anglican Churches in Inishowen 1622-1733
Dr William Roulston
John McGettigan 1882-1958: Migrant, Minstrel, Entrepreneur
Marcas Ó Murchú
By the Banks of the Eanymore Helen Meehan
The role of the P.S. Cynthia and the S.S. California in the development of Donegal Tourism.
John W. Nixon and a Derry Libel Case
Dr Desmond Murphy
The Cenél nEogháin of Inishowen:
Aldfrith of Northumbria’a Donegal Cousins?
Dr. Brian Lacey
The Deliverance of Donegal
A Political Ballad and the Donegal Election 1874
Rev Raymond Blair
Néillí Boyle, Seamus Ennis and “The Moving Cloud”
Upper Lough Foyle Ross Cooper
Ballintra Map 1773 and Associated Families
Dr Sam Hanna
The Ancient Order of Hibernians in Donegal 1904-1927
Dr Seán Beattie
Ulster Plantation Leases, Manor of Castlefin 1680-1827