Local History by Seán Beattie


Donegal Annual 2023

Copies of the Donegal Annual 2023 are now available to purchase in the bookshop.

The Donegal Annual is an annual publication of articles on Donegal local history, published by the Donegal Historical Society since 1947.

This year’s Table of Contents is as follows:

President of County Donegal Historical Society – Rev. Raymond Alexander Blair

Eithne Coyle and the Struggle for Irish Nationhood – Méadhbha Ní Bhaoill

Joseph Murray: Revolutionary, Teacher and Garda – Niamh Brennan

Untold – Donegal Women in the Revolutionary Period – Caroline Carr

Decade of Centenaries: Fact and Fiction – Helen Meehan

A Visit to Donegal in the 1820s – Myra D. Kavanagh

The 1400th Anniversary of Adomnán, Naomh Adhamhnán, St Eunan – Brian Lacey

Baptist Johnston Barton (3) 1848-1914: the Old Colonel – Col. Declan O’Carroll (Rtd.)

Inishtrahull: Isle of Ships – Seán Beattie

A Forgotten Paul Henry Connection with Letterkenny – William Roulston

Donegal’s Other Kelp and Iodine Works – Peter E. Childs

The Rise and Decline of the Donegal Town Spa – Rev Raymond Blair

P.T. McGinley, P.T. MacFhionnlaoich, Cú Uladh (1856-1942):

Ceannródaí Ildánach na Gaeilge na Luathbhlianta i nDún na nGall – Nollaig MacCongáil

Two Intriguing Names of Inishowen and Inse Gall – Aidan O’Hara

A Great American Donegal-born Sculptor of the American Capitol – Geoff Cobb

Doonan Rock: Inauguration Site of the Uí Chanannáin Dynasty – Seán Browne

Challenge in the Quest for Genetic Surname Signatures: A Cenél Conaill Case Study – Tomás G. Ó Canann                                                                                               

Officers 2022-2023

Book Reviews

Donegal Bibliography 2022-23                                        


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