Local History by Seán Beattie


Donegal Annual 2020 Now Available


The Donegal Annual 2020 is now available. Get your copy in your local bookshop, via my online store, or visit donegalhistory.com to place an order.

Table of Contents

  • Cenél nÉoghain in Patrician Hagiography – Dr. Thomas Charles-Edwards
  • Two Ballyshannon Philanthropists and their Legacy – Anthony Begley
  • Donegal and the Victoria Cross – Richard Doherty
  • Kate McCarry: Letterkenny’s First Woman Urban Councillor – Dr. Angela Byrne
  • Viking Impact in the Inishowen Peninsula – Darren McGettigan
  • Rev. Edward Glackin 1806-1896: Famine Relief in Glenties – Katelyn Hanna
  • Gaelic Surnames and Settlement Patterns in South West Donegal 1659-1857 – Tomás G. Ó  Canann
  •  DNA Analysis: Researching Donegal Ancestry – Dr. Maurice Gleeson and Dr. Sam Hanna
  • The Origins of the Uí Dochartaigh of Inishowen – Brian Lacey
  • Manor Courts in the Early Nineteenth Centur – Raymond Blair
  • Foyle College Donegal Connections – Dr. Robert Montgomery and Seán McMahon
  • Convoy Woollen Mills – Belinda Mahaffy
  • Changing Features of the Protestant Community In North Donegal from an Occupational Perspective – Edward Rowland
  • Andrew Elder (1821-1886), Castlefin: Campaigner For Land Reform – Dr. William Roulston
  • William J. Doherty, Buncrana: Engineer, Antiquarian and Politician 1834-1898 – Dr. Seán Beattie
  • Patrick Sarsfield Cassidy 1852-1903: From Dunkineely to New York – Helen Meehan
  • James Musgrave: Man of Iron – Lulu Chesnutt
  • The Pipe Organs of County Donegal – Derek Fleming
  • From Malin to Wisconsin: The Friar’s Curse by Michael Quigley  – Des Doherty
  • Book Reviews/Officers 2020-21
  • Donegal Bibliography 2019-2020 – Rory Gallagher

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