County Donegal Historical Society

Indices of Donegal Annuals - 2000s

2000 to 2008


2000                                                                                                                    No. 52
Description Author Page
Then and Now Cecil A. King 4
The Port of Ballyshannon John B. Cunningham 7
Ballyshannon's Proud Fishing Tradition Billy Finn,  M. Donagher & A. Kane 38
Building Homes for the Rural Labourers of Donegal Niamh Brennan 45
A Voice from the Pasr: The Innishfree Letters Pádraig Ua Cnaimhsí 53
Emigration from Donegal and the Irish Emigration Database Project Patrick Fitzgerald 57
John Doherty-The Prince of Fiddlers Pádraig Ó Baoighill 63
John Leslie: The Protestant Bishop of Raphoe 1633-61 and his Castle Frank McCarron & Arthur Spears 69
The Montgomerys of Crogan and Convoy Helen Meehan 75
Fr. Bryan O Cannan 1692-1743 of Lettermacaward Parish Tomás G. Ó Cannan 86
The Allinghams of Ballyshannon Malcolm McClure 87
Some Previously unrecorded Antiquities from Bunnamayne & Moness Townlands Brian McNaught 90
Recent Stone Axe Finds in Innishowen Tommy Gallagher 92
Donegal Studies 2000 Liam Ó Rónáin 95
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 107
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 109
Obituary - Cecil A. King   110
Officers and membership   111

2001                                                                                                                No. 53
Description Author Page
Niall Garbh Ó Domhnaill Adhamhnán Ó Domhnaill 4
Castleport Brooch Cormac Bourke & Pádraig Ua Cnáimhsí 40
Folklore in N.W. Ulster Seán Beattie 44
Hugh Rogan: His influence in Tennessee Caneta Harkins 50
Donegal Orphan Girls May McClintock 59
Ignatius McHugh: His Unpublished Diary Helen Meehan 66
Cardinal O'Donnell and his Association with Scotland Canon Bernard Canning 75
Patrick Pearse and the Pulpit of the Four Masters Fr. Fennessy O.F.M. 81
An Bóthar Iarainn M. O Callaghan 81
Authorship of Facts from Gweedore C.W.P. McArthur 90
Donegal Studies Liam Ó Rónáin 102
Book Reviews   114
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 116
Curator's Report Lucius Emerson 117
Schools' Competitions 2001 Pat Shallow 118
Obituary - Canon Liam McCaul A. Ó D. 120
Officers & Membership   122

2002 President: Anthony Begley                                                                             No. 54
Description Author Page
Our President   4
Donegal Wild Geese in the Hôtel Royal des Invalides Eoghan Ó hAnnracháin 6
Niall Garbh Ó Domhnaill (continued) Adhamhnán Ó Domhnaill 19
Na Lothians Pádraig Ó Baoighill 50
Holy Water Stroup and Rock Art Discovered in Inishowen Graveyard Thomas Gallagher 59
Two Early 17th Cent. Co. Donegal Rent Rolls Simon Elliott 61
The Druid Circle' Dominic Kelly (R.I.P.) 76
When Raphoe first had Two Bishops Helen Meehan 79
The Simincas Castle Address Adhamhnán Ó Domhnaill 94
Donegal Studies Liam Rónáin 97
Book Reviews   110
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 117
Curator's Report Lucius Emerson 119
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 120
Obituary- D.J. Williams & Seán Ó hEochaidh   `122
Officers & Membership   128

2003                                                                                                         No. 55
Description Author Page
Archaeological Investigations at Ballyshannon Brian Ó Donnchadha 4
Chris McDonagh 1905-'60 Joseph O Hegarty 16
St. Columba's, the Old Church in Straide, Clonmany Catherine McWilliams 26
Amédée Pichot & Paul Balze in Gweedore, Aug. 1847 C.W.P. McArthur 45
The Liberator' 1839; A Forgotten Ballyshannon Newspaper Anthony Begley 54
Some Archaeological Finds in Inver Parish Helen Meehan 70
Irish Redcoat, Minutemen and Philanthropist: Donegal's Hugh Cargill David Moore 82
Thomas Colin McGinley 1830-'87 Eanna Mac Cuinneagáin 84
Donegal Studies Liam Rónáin 99
Book Reviews   111
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 116
Curator's Report Lucius Emerson 118
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 119
Officers & Membership   126

2004                                                                                                                No. 56
Description Author Page
The Fountain of Life' - Donegal and the Literary Revival Frank Shovlin 4
Clann Fhiangusa and the Pedigree of Flann Mac Máile Dúin Tomás G. Ó Canann 20
Villages in Inver Parish Helen Meehan 27
Patrick Cardinal O'Donnell and the Irish Language Pádraig Ó Baoighill 46
A Small Farm in the Rosses Jonathen Bell 54
Some Church of Ireland Churches in the Diocese of Raphoe David Crooks 64
Relieving the Destitute Poor - A History of Milford Workhouse Arlene Crampsie 68
The Irish Liberty Bell Eanna Mac Cuinneagáin 88
Louis J. Walsh - A Contribution to Irish History Amelia Walsh 92
Some Notes on the Crockett Family of Donegal Belinda Mahaffy 95
Longbhriseadh Tubaisteach an 'Exmouth Castle' Sorcha Ní Chafraidh 109
Caol Uisce and Domhnach Mór - Two Medieval Mysteries by the Erne Diarmuid Ó Seaneachain 116
Shamrock and Edelweiss Manus Canning 126
Donegal Studies Eileen Burgess 130
Book Reviews   136
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 137
Curator's Report Lucius Emerson 139
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 142
Obituary       Kathleen Emerson & Fr. Jimmy Shields   146
Officers & Membership   151

2005 President: Vincent O'Donnell                                                                                     Click here for the full text of No. 57 )                 No. 57
Description Author Page
Our President   3
Lucius J. Emerson 1911-2005 Anthony Begley 7
Arthur Balfour's Tour of Donegal 1980 Seán Beattie 17
The Walled Gardens of Donegal May McClintock 30
Donegal in Industry (Manufacture of Tweeds)   51
Bram Stoker's Donegal Roots Billy Finn 61
The Tithe Disturbances in Clonmany Godfrey F. Duffy 72
The Otherworld, the Underworld and the Underwater World in Donegal Folklore Helen Meehan 87
Doon Rock and the Flight of the Earls John McCavitt 110
The Migration Story of John Toland 1670-1722 Brian Lambkin 115
Some Fragments of Fairy Folklore from Magh Itha Belinda Mahaffy 127
William Alfred Lipsett 1886-1915 Anthony P. Quinn 135
A Cultural Heritage Project 2002-'07 Bernie Campbell 139
The Irish in the Pacific North West Timothy J. Sarbaugh 142
Carndonagh Cross Restoration Project John Kelly 153
An Clár Dá-Theangach Pádraig Ó Baoighill 162
Donegal Studies Eileen Burgess 173
Book Reviews   183
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 192
Giraldus Cambrensis & Royal Inauguration in Tír Chonaill Charles Doherty 195
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 197
Officers & Membership   201

2006          Commemorating the 'Flight of the Earls'                                                             (Click here for the full text of No. 58)             No. 58               
Description Author Page
Painting the Flight Thomas Ryan 5
Diary of the Flight of the Earls Tadhg Ó Cianáin 7
Reflections on the Flight of the Earls Eunan O'Donnell 31
The Early 17th Cent. and Rory O'Donnell Helen Meehan 45
The Children of the Flight Seán Bonner 67
Ballindrait and the Flight of the Earls Belinda Mahaffy 80
Aodh Óg Dubh of Ramelton 1537-1618, Senior of the Race of Dálach Mary Haggan 85
The Flight of the Earls 'Pilgrimage' to Rome John McCavitt 97
Shadows of Greatness Arthur Lemon 102
Helen Allingham, the Artist and her Ballyshannon Connections Anthony Begley 112
Iona and Colum Cille Rosemarie Doherty 127
Glenswilly - from Source to the Lough May McClintock 141
Parish Committees and the Homes of Donegal 1898-1914 Seán Beattie 147
Private Boyle's Letter Rev. Dr. John Silke 167
Railways in Donegal and the War of Independence Leonard Roarty 172
Bishop John Keys O'Doherty 1889-1907 Rev. Bernard Canning 176
Vocational Education and Training in Donegal 1900-2005 Sandra Buchanan 181
Peter McLaughlin, Raphoe and Derry Rev. Philip Donnelly 194
Cuairt an Ard Easbaig Cróc ar Thír Chonaill, 1891 An Dr. Pádraig Ó Baoighill 203
A World Apart': Pleasures of the Elite in Derry and Donegal, 1770-1820 Dr. Nuala McAllister 208
An Eilimint 'Málainn' i Logainmneacha Paul Tempan 218
Book Reviews   220
Donegal Studies 2006 Eileen Burgess 227
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 240
Past Presidents & Officers   243
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 245
Membership   246

2007    President: Helen Meehan                                                                                        (Click here for the full text of No. 59)              No. 59
Description Author Page
Our President   4
Donegal and Antrim Link: O'Neill and Chichester The Hon. Mrs. Fionn Morgan 6
Commemorating the Anniversary of the Flight of the Earls in Rathmullan Á. Ní Dhuibhne 34
The Chieftain Anon 44
Dirge for Sir Cahir O'Doherty Anon 45
O'Dogarty Addendum Dr. Jerrold Casway 48
Niall Garbh O'Donnell and the Rebellion of Sir Cahir O'Doherty David Finnegan 60
1608 The Collapse of Traditional Gaelic Lordship in Co. Donegal Dr. Darren McGettigan 83
A Tale of Two Stones Belinda Mahaffy 98
The Adairs of Donegal: Towards a Trans-Atlantic Game Plan Dr. Robert Spiegelman 102
Mary Rosalie Boyd South African Poet May McClintock 119
The Letterkenny Connection for Patricia Rosalie Boyd Brian Brooke Boyd 127
The Fianna in the Blue Stacks Helen Meehan 130
Philip MacDevitt Bishop of Derry 1766-97 Rev. Philip Donnelly 142
Captain Henry Gallaugher DSO Col. Declan O'Carrol (Retd.) 164
A UniqueMummers' Play from North Donegal Dr. Alan Gailey 186
Handley Air Crash in 1943 East Inishowen Joe O'Loughlin 197
The Civil War in Donegal 1922-23 Some Observations Dr. Desmond Murphy 207
Michael Davitt Remembered Bernard O'Hara 213
VEC Minutes Archived Sandra Buchanan 219
Book Reviews   220
Donegal Studies 2007 Eileen Burgess 227
Past Presidents   239
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 240
Officers   245
Schools' Competitions Pat Shallow 246
List of Members   247
Calendar of Events 2008`   256

2008                                                                                                No. 60 
Description Author Page
County Donegal Historical Society   4
The Royal and Prior School, Raphoe : 400 years Rev. Canon David Crooks 5
The Hamiltons of Brownhall Helen Meehan 38
Cottage Industries : Arts and Crafts in Donegal 1880-1920 Seán Beattie 59
Eighteenth Century Whaling and Shark Fishery at Inver, Donegal Bay Rory McNeary 82
A Memorable Day in Letterkenny May McClintock 98
The Earls of Arran and their Estates in County Donegal Dr. Matthew Potter 102
Frances Browne and the Legends of Ulster Rev. Raymond Blair 134
The GAA and Association Football in Donegal 1884-1914 Conor Curran 144
Recording Donegal’s Farming Heritage Dr. Jonathan Bell and Mervyn Watson 161
The “Drumboe martyrs” Rev. Dr. John J. Silke 167
The Cochranes of Redcastle Dr. Niamh Brennan 175
The Monastery of Fahan Rev. Philip Donnelly 184
Revenue Collection at Greencastle and Ballyraine Brian Boyd 198
The Lough Swilly Railway Jimmy McBride 206
“A Champion of Liberty” – Stopford Brooke, Donegal’s Forgotten Man of Letters Dr. Frank Shovlin 219
The Lost Tombs of Finner Camp, Co. Donegal Comdt. Kevin McDonald 231
The Battle of Pettigo 1922 Leonard Roarty 242
Tadhg Ó Tiománaidhe Máire T. Uí Cheallaigh 248
Alexander Murray’s Killybegs Project Patrick Conaghan 258
Donegal Labour in the 1923 General Election Adrian Grant 275
The Adairs of Donegal : Towards a Trans-Atlantic Game Plan – Part Two..... Dr. Bob Spiegelman 290
Book Reviews   306
Donegal Studies 2008 Eileen Burgess 314
Past Presidents   323
Proceedings of the Society 2008 Anthony Begley 324
Officers 2008-9   329
Schools' Competitions 2008 Pat Shallow 330
List of Members 2008   333
Calendar of Events 2009   343

2009   President: Col. Declan O'Carrol                                                                                            No. 61 
Description Author Page
County Donegal Historical Society   4
President of  Donegal Historical Society   5
Medieval Columban Pilgrimages in Derry & Donegal Brian Lacey 6
J.G.Swift MacNeill, M.P., Donegal South Seán Beattie 21
The First Voyage of Charles K. Boyd, 1892-1976                              Brian Boyd 27
A Look Back at Funeral Offerings                                    John J. MacLoone 29
A Ballybofey Forgotten Poet : David B. Cunningham 1880-1961       Rev. Raymond Blair 32
Pat Cannon and Educational Reform Patrick Cannon 38
Tattie Hokers and the IRA : the Impact of Migration to Scotland on the IRA in Donegal During the War of Independence Kelly Thompson 52
Ballykinar Internment Camp, Co Down Liam Ó Duibhir 60
Charles Inglis, A Bishop from Glencolmcille Conall Mac Cuinneagáin 70
 The Duke of Abercorn’s Visit to Ardara Malcolm McClure 83
A View from Manor Vaughan The Hon. Hedley Strutt 96
A Glorious Treasury : The Stained Glass Windows in the Church at Desertegney Rev. John R. Walsh 100
The Centenary of Long Tower Church, Derry Canon Bernard J. Canning 114
Disturbances in Donegal Town, Ballybofey & Stranorlar, 1898 Kenneth Dodds 118
The Herdmans of Sion Mills and their Connections with the Rosses Seán Boner 126
A Donegal Writer in Germany Helen Meehan 147
Book Reviews A. Begley/Soinbhe Lally 154
Donegal Studies 2009 Eileen Burgess 156
Past Presidents   166
Proceedings of the Society Anthony Begley 167
Officers 2009-10   169
Schools' Competitions 2009 Pat Shallow 170
List of Members   173
Contributors   181
Calendar of Events 2010   182