County Donegal Historical Society

Indices of Donegal Annuals - 2010s

2010 to 2019


2010s

2010                                                                                                                    No. 62
Description Author Page
Our President   5
New Artefacts Discovered in Ballyshannon and Derrynasser Diarmuid Ó Seaneacháin 6
The Ecclesiastical site at Carrowmore, Inishowen Brian Lacy 11
Niall O’ Glacan (Nellano Glacan)   Conall MacCuinneagáin 15
The Followers of St. Francis in Donegal  Rev. Pat Conlan, OFM 22
Freemasonry in Donegal Seán Beattie 30
Marist Brothers from Donegal   Canon Bernard J.Canning 40
Marist Priests and Nuns from Donegal  Rev. Eddie Deeney 44
The Donegal Militia and the Insurrection of 1798  Kenneth Dodd 46
Ploughmen and Gentlemen – a Letterkenny Ploughing Match 1846 Rev. Raymond Blair 53
“On the Dodge” : Peadar O’Donnell in Texas  Frank Shovlin 57
The Demise of the English Courts in Donegal  Liam Ó Duibhir 64
Donegal and the Outbreak of the Northern Conflict, 1968-69 Edward Longwill 70
The Guild Experiment – the Lost Theatre of North-West Ulster   Nuala McAllister 85
Cahir Healy MP, 1877-1970 Helen Meehan 92
The Cunningham family of Ballybofey Ivan Knox 104
The Nazareth House, Fahan, Buncrana       Rev. Philip Donnelly 116
The Life and Times of Dominic O’Kelly  May McClintock 128
Abbeylands Plane Crash,  Ballyshannon, 1944 Billy Finn 132
Donegal and Derry Bishops Help Decide the 1911 North Tyrone Byelection  J. Dooher 137
Tógáil na Dá Stáisiún Leictreachais i nGaoth Dobhair Seán Ó Domhnaill 148
Book Reviews   166
Past Presidents   169
Donegal Studies 2010 Helen McNutt 170
Proceedings of the Society Eamonn MacIntyre 182
Officers   184
Schools' Competition Pat Shallow 185
Contributors   190
List of Members   191
Calendar of Events 2011   202



2011                                                                                                                No. 63
Description Author Page
The Gardeners of the Early Christian Period Seán Ó Gaoithin   5  
Post Office Savings Banks in Donegal Seán Beattie   18  
The Donegal Churches of Liam McCormick Liam S. McLaughlin   30  
The Ulster Covenant in Donegal in 1912 Aidan O’Connell   45  
Tory Island – a Review and an Apologia Dan Casey   59  
Cricket in Donegal 1865-1914 Conor Curran   64  
Maidhm Locha Monann – the great victory of Hugh Dubh O’Donnell over Conn Bacach O’Neill, Knockavoe, 1522 Darren McGettigan   71  
The Auchinlecks of Ulster Billy Finn   77  
Franciscan Superiors in Donegal Fr. Pat Conlan, OFM   84  
Climate, Famine and Fever in 18th Century Donegal H. Meehan   86  
An Investigation of the Material Culture of Donegal Franciscan Friaries in the late 16th and 17th Centuries Keith Smith   96  
Bishop Patrick McGettigan, Raphoe Canon Bernard J. Canning   105  
Canon Bernard J. Canning Rev. Raymond Blair   108  
The Wilsons of Upper Cavan in America Doris Wilson Franz   113  
A Living from the Sea – Arranmore Island 1856-1956 Philip Griffin   118  
Arranmore’s Night to Remember Seán Boner   127  
James Hewitt, Fourth Viscount Lifford Kenneth Dodds   137  
Dúchas Naomh Colmcille in Éirinn agus in Albáin Seosamh Watson   145  
Book Reviews   160  
Past Presidents   169  
Donegal Studies 2011 Helen McNutt   170  
Proceedings of the Society Eamonn MacIntyre   186  
Officers   188  
Schools’ Competitions Pat Shallow   189  
Contributors   195  
List of Members   197  
Calendar of Events 2012 Una McGarrigle   210  



2012                                                                             No. 64
Description Author Page
An t-Uachtarán   4  
Glenveagh Castle : Celtic Revival? Seán Ó Gaoithín   5  
Quarrying on Muckish Mountain Alastair Lings   8  
William O’Doherty MP North Donegal 1900-1905 Seán Beattie   23  
Rev. Daniel Eneas Coyle, PP, Pastor and Churchman Francis P. Coyle   30  
Hurling in Donegal Before the GAA Martin McGonigle   39  
Ribbonmen in the Finn Valley Pat Holland   52  
Fisheries on the Donegal Coast, 1836 Frank Sweeney   60  
A Donegal Passenger on the Titanic May McClintock   68  
St. Isodore’s College, Rome and Donegal Canning Canon Bernard J. Canning   70  
The Stories Buildings Tell: Engaging with Architecture in Donegal Marianne O’Kane Boal   73  
The Coanes of Ballyshannon Helen Meehan   80  
A Fermanagh/Donegal Abduction 1839 Rev. Raymond Blair   88  
Tip O’Neill’s Buncrana Links Leonard Roarty   93  
The Bruckless Bay Fishing Disaster Aidan McConnell   98  
Archaelogy in Inishowen Dessie McCallion & Henry Doherty   103  
Church of Ireland Parish Churches in the Donegal Group Canon Harry Trimble   104  
Donegal Design 1950 Alan Hemmings   108  
Srair Eaglasta Bhaile na Finne An tAthair Pádraig Ó Baoighill   110  
Book Reviews   117  
Past Presidents   120  
Donegal Bibliography 2012 Helen McNutt   121  
Proceedings of the Society Eamonn MacIntyre   139  
Officers   140  
Schools@ Competitions Pat Shallow   141  
List of Members   145  
Calendar of Events 2013   158  



2013                                                                                                         No. 65
Description Author Page
A Geophysical Survey of Carrowmore Ecclesiastical Complex, Inishowen Max Adams and Colm O’Brien   5  
Early Medieval Decapitation, Dooey Niamh Carty   9  
Lebelly Castle, the Castle of the Finn, Caisleán na Finne Ross Cooper   15  
Conservation Project : O’Dohety Castle, Isle of Doagh, Clonmany Richard Crumlish and Marius Harkin   21  
Ballyshannon Historians Anthony Begley   23  
Bishop Patrick O’Donnell and Rome Very Rev. Dr. John J. Silke   34  
County Donegal Grand Jury 1753-1798 Emma Wright   38  
Three Donegal Towns that Received Charters in 1613 Matthew Potter   45  
Donegal Through the Lens Seán Beattie   48  
Derry and Donegal Politics: 1800-1921 Desmond Murphy   56  
Opposing High Taxation and Praising the People Rev. Raymond Blair   63  
Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway: 150 Years Frank Sweeney   68  
A Tireless Hunter of Dreams: Arnold Bax and Donegal Kenneth Dodds   71  
The Illies and Environs in the 19th Century Gearóid MacLochlainn   75  
Donegal and the Irish Boundary Commission Paul Murray   82  
The Early Gaelic Revival in the Donegal Bay Area Helen Meehan   91  
World War 1 Chalice Returns Home Canon Bernard J. Canning   98  
Capt. McKay Rorty and the American Civil War, 1861-65 Aidan O’Hara   100  
“In the Sunny Long Ago” Billy Finn   102  
Domhnall MacDiarmada: File Ghaothbearra Éamonn Ó Ceallaigh   109  
Book Reviews   114  
Donegal Bibliography 2013 Helen McNutt   123  
Officers   138  
Schools’ Competitions. 2013   139  
List of Members   142  
Calendar of Events 2014   154  



2014                                                                                                                No. 66
Description Author Page
Notes of Medieval Donegal Tomás G. Ó Canann    4
The Dudleys: Donegal’s “Penny Nurses”, 1903-1923 Dr. Seán Beattie    16
The War of Independence and the Laggan William Holmes    22
Excavations: Carrickabraghy Castle 2012-3 Richard Crumlish    29
Donegal and the Great War Richard Doherty    39
Mabel Colhoun Denise Henry    45
Municipal Government in Donegal Town: the Two Charters of 1612-13 Dr. Matthew Potter    50
Opposites Attract: Hugh O’Neill and Red Hugh O’Donnell Matthew McGinty    63
St. Colmcille’s Well, Ardsbeg, Co.Donegal Dr. Lillis Ó Laoire    68
Surveys and Rentals: Manor of Castlefinn 1631-1835 Terry Dolan    73
Malinmore Portal Tomb Complex René Balthasar    79
O’Mulderry Family Richard Louis Mulderrry    83
Farrells of Rossnowlagh Dr. Sam Hanna    87
1641 Depositions Patrick Maher    91
Cumann na mBan in Co. Donegal Helen Meehan    97
Famine: Magaret Heraghty’s Last Journey Dr. Frank Sweeney    106
Sugar, Sewage, Soapstone: John George Adair Rev. Ray Blair    112
Major Myles: the 1932/33 Elections Dr. Daragh Curran    116
Association Football: Donegal Players in England, 1945-2010 Dr. Conor Curran    125
Comóradh agus Céiliúradh 1912-2022 Uinsionn Ó Breisleáin    130
Cistercians in Derry and Donegal 1218-2013 Rev. Bernard J. Canning    135
Book Reviews    139
Donegal Bibliography Helen McNutt    143
Officers    150
Schools’ Competitions Pat Shallow    151
List of Members    153
Calendar/Programme 2015    161



2015                                                                                            No. 67
Description Author Page
Cultural Tourism in Donegal in the Early 1900s Mervyn Watson    4
Hibernian Sunday Schools in Donegal 1809-1847 Seán Beattie    11
General Frederick Young 1786-1874 Rachel Macgowan    21
Beltany – Star of Gortin and Winter Solstice Ross Cooper    27
Colmcille – 1500th Anniversary of His Birth Brian Lacey    34
The Laggan Army and Land Leases 1642-65 Sam Hanna    36
Port Hall Belinda Mahaffy    42
The Dorian Letters, Fanad Rev. Raymond Blair    49
The Rose of Arranmore Eddie Ward    53
Celestial and Environmental Phenomena In Pre-Plantation Donegal Helen Meehan    59
Notes on Medieval Donegal (2) Tomás G. Ó Canann    67
Glencolmcille Rectory Memoir Donald Munro    90
Sarah Porterfield, Raphoe Myra D. Kavanagh    95
Inishowen’s Wartime Coastwatchers 1939-45 Michael Kennedy    99
The Trial of Martha Allan Frank Sweeney    105
Dialann Sheáin Uí Eochaidh Lillis Ó Laoire    109
Book Reviews    116
Donegal Bibliography Helen McNutt    123
Officers 2015    132
Schools’ Competitions Pat Shallow    133
List of Members    136
Calendar 2016    148



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2018                                                                                                No. 70 
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2019                                                                                              No. 71 
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