Local History by Seán Beattie

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Donegal Annual 2024 now available

Donegal Annual 2024 is now available in all good local bookshops, or you can order from the bookshop here:

5Inishdooey and it’s Ancient Church
Brian Lacey, Aodh MacGairbheá, Peter O’Toole
14Teelin Coastguard Station 1873-1921
Pat Lavelle
20Ordnance Survey 1824-2024: Inishowen
Dr Karen Rann
23Ramelton Man Scaled Heights in “Gilded Age” in US
Martin McGinley
31Cruit Island: W. H. Caswell: Soldier, Seaman and Pilot
Shannon McGaffin
33Donegal’s First Match at Croke Park: a Missed Opportunity
Martin McGonigle
39John Simí Ó Dochartaigh
Rev. Dr. Pádraig Ó Baoighill
43John Gwyn: Philanthropist and Visionary (1755-1829), Muff
Ruairí Gallagher
47Archaeological Excavations near Glenties, Co Donegal
Graham Hull
55Drumboe Forest: Donegal’s Civil War Executions
Dr. Seosamh Ó Ceallaigh
68Letterkenny-born Outstanding Educator: Emma Saxelby
Dr William Roulston
73Conall mac Mhícheáil Uí Bhréisléin, Glengesh: Last Hereditary Keeper of Bearnán Conaill
Tomás G. Ó Canann
88West Donegal Walking Tour (1886)
Rev Raymond Blair
92From Vienna to Ballyshannon: a Jewish Refugee’s Story
Margaret Wynne
101The Life of Thomas Ainge Devyr, Donegal Town
Helen Meehan
106“The Harp that Once…- the History of Harp Music in Co. Donegal
Dr Seán Beattie
118George Vaughan, M. P., (1693-1763), Buncrana
Olwen Gormley
126The Ulster Plantation on the Inishowen Peninsula:
A Hiberno-British Colony
David Heffernan
131Donegal Town 550, Dún na nGall:
the First 135 Years as the O’Donnell Capital
Darren McGettigan
135Eulogy: Unveiling of Aodh Ruadh 1 Statue, Donegal Town, 2007
Eunan O’Donnell
139Book Reviews
143Donegal Bibliography 2023-24
Una Mathewson
155Executive Committee 2023-2024

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