Local histories for Donegal


AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment

A golden jubilee story and index to contents of fifty annuals County Donegal historical society

Donegal County Donegal Historical Society 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 14

76 p.

Historical notes of Raphoe, Finn Valley, Lifford and Twin towns

Stranorlar Knights of Columbanus 1991

F.H. Aalen

Gola: the life and last days of an island community

Cork Mercier Press 1969

Hugh Allingham

Ballyshannon: its history and antiquities (with some account of the surrounding neighbourhood)

Londonderry 1879

repr. Ballyshannon 1937 Online

Sean Beattie

The book of Inistrahull

Carndonagh Lighthouse 1992

Anthony Begley

Ballyshannon and surrounding areas, history, heritage and folklore

Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Carrickboy Publishing 2009

National Library of Ireland

500 p.

Brian Bonner

Where Aileach guards a millennium of Gaelic civilisation

Pallaskenry Salesian Press Trust 1986?

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 b 7

150 p

Liam Briody

Glenties and Iniskeel

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1986

Conall Byrne

Malin aspects of its history

S.l. S.N. 1992?

National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 115(2)

24 p

Patrick Campbell

Memories of Dungloe

New Jersey [the author] 1993

National Library of Ireland Ir 92 c 360

149 p.,

Patrick Campbell

Death in Templecrone, an account of the Famine years in northwest Donegal, 1845-1850

New Jersey P.H. Campbell 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 c 7

193 p.

Geraldine Carville

Assaroe abbey of the morning star

Abbey Mill Wheel Trust 1989

National Library of Ireland Ir 27411 c 9

63 p.

Debbie Caulfield

Hands across the Foyle : reflections of our culture, landscape and history Moville, Greencastle and the Roe Valley

Limavady Ageing Well Roe Valley 2004

National Library of Ireland

128 p

Pat Conaghan

The great famine in South-West Donegal, 1845-1850

Aghayeevoge, Co. Donegal Bygones Enterprise 1997

National Library of Ireland

280 p

Charles Conaghan

History and antiquities of Killybegs

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1975

Pat Conaghan

The Zulu Fishermen : Forgotten Pioneers of Donegal's First Fishing Industry

Aghayeevoge, Co. Donegal Bygones Enterprise 2003

National Library of Ireland

340 p.

Pat Conaghan

Bygones: New Horizons on the History of Killybegs

Killybegs The author 1989

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 c 6

399 p.

Nancy H. Conn

From Drumholm, Donegal to Cartwright, Upper Canada: the Dinsmore-Freeborn-Strong families

Toronto, Ontario Stewart Publishing 1998

Donegal County Library

322p

County Donegal Book of Honour Committee

County Donegal book of honour: the Great War 1914-1918.

Donegal Book of Honour Committee 2009

None specified

4th ed. (supplement?) 2009

Edward Daly

The clergy of the Diocese of Derry: an index

Dublin Four Courts Press, 2009

National Library of Ireland

244 p.

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 39: Parishes of County Donegal II, 1835-6, Mid, West & South Donegal

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir9141 o 80

216pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Clonleigh, Convoy, Conwal, Donaghmore, Donegal, Drumhome, Glencolmbcille, Inishkeel, Kilbarron, KIllea and Taughboyne, Killymard, Kilteevoge, Leck, Raphoe, Raymoghy, Taughboyne, Templecarn, Tullaghobegley, Urney

Angelique Day

Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 38: Parishes of County Donegal I, 1833-5, North-East Donegal

Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1997

National Library of Ireland Ir9141 o 80

168pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Clondavaddog, Clonmany, Culdaff, Desertegney, Donagh, Killygarvan, Kilmacrenan, Mevagh, Mintiaghs (Bar of Inch), Moville, Muff, Tullyaughnish, Lough Swilly (with Burt and Inch).

Donn Devine

Devine family genealogy, Conwal parish, County Donegal, Philadelphia, Pa., and Wilmington, Del.

Wilmington The author 1985

National Library of Ireland

22 p.

James W. Devitt

Boyds of Loughros Point, The Rosses, America, Australia, and New Zealand

[U.S.] : J.W. Devitt, - 1994.

Library of Congress CS71.B79 1994

William J. Doherty

Inis-Owen and Tirconnel: being some account of the antiquities ... of Donegal

Dublin 1895

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 1

William J. Doherty

The abbey of Fahan in Inishowen, Co. Donegal

Dublin P. Traynor 1881

Hugh Dorian

The outer edge of Ulster : a memoir of social life in nineteenth-century Donegal

Dublin Lilliput Press 2000

National Library of Ireland

343 p. edited by Breandan Mac Suibhne and David Dickson.

Godfrey F. Duffy

A guide to tracing your Donegal ancestors

Dublin Flyleaf Press 1996

National Library of Ireland IR 941 D 9

94 p

Joseph Duffy

A Clogher Record Album; a diocesan history

Enniskillen Cumann Seanchais Chlochair 1975

National Library of Ireland Ir 94114 c 3

340 p.

Patrick Duffy

Landscapes of South Ulster, a parish atlas of the Diocese of Clogher

Belfast The Institute of Irish Studies 1993

National Library of Ireland ILB 270 d 1

131 p.

Margaret Duffy

Inishfree, a tribute to a Donegal Island and its people

Burtonport, Co. Donegal M.M. Duffy 2004

National Library of Ireland

302 p.

Patrick Durnin

The workhouse and the famine in Derry

Derry Guildhall Press 2001

National Library of Ireland

186 p.

Bernard Egan

Drumhome

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1986

National Library of Ireland

93 p.

Noel Farrell

Exploring family origins in Mountcharles, Inver & Donegal town

Longford Noel Farrell 1997

National Library of Ireland

48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.

Noel Farrell

Exploring Family origins in Letterkenny

Longford Self 1997

National Library of Ireland 1B 1145

47p. Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's for Conwal & Leck

Noel Farrell

Exploring Family origins in Ballybofey/Stranorlar & Killygordon

Longford Self 1994

National Library of Ireland

48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.

Noel Farrell

Exploring family origins in Ballyshannon

Longford Noel Farrell 1998

National Library of Ireland 1B 1147

48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.

Barbara Fitzgerald

Our McMenamin story: starting in Carrickalangan, Co. Donegal, Ireland and stretching to other areas of the world

Dandenong North, Victoria, Australia the authors 1999

Donegal County Library

404 p. Co-author Noel Fitzgerald

Sam Fleming

Letterkenny: past and present

Ballyshannon Donegal Denocrat 197-

Robin Fox

The Tory islanders, a people of the celtic fringe

Notre Dame/London University of Notre dame Press 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 914111 f 10

210 p

Deirdra Friel

St. Mary's Church, the Lagg 1829-1961

Milford Deirdra Friel 1996

National Library of Ireland 1A 1480

31 p

Barney Gallagher

Arranmore Links: the families of Arranmore

Dublin Aiden Gallagher 1986

National Library of Ireland Ir 94109 g 18

M. Harkin

Inishowen : its history, traditions, and antiquities ... / by Maghtochair

Carndonagh, County Donegal M. Harkin, 1935

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 h 1

227 p

William Harkin

Scenery and Antiquities of North West Donegal

Londonderry D. Irvine 1893

National Library of Ireland Ir 914113 h 1

120 p.

G.H. Harvey

The Harvey families of Inishowen, Co. Donegal, and Maen, Cornwall

Folkestone F. Weatherhead 1927

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 h 3

178 p.

Rev. George Hill

Facts from Gweedore

Dublin 1854

National Library of Ireland P 1191 (10)

64 p

Jim Hunter

The waves of Tory = Tonnta Thorai; the story of an Atlantic community = sceal pobail Atlantaigh

Gerrards Cross, Bucks Colin-Smythe Ltd. 2006

National Library of Ireland

136 p.

Marjorie Molloy Jensen

The family of Big Jimmy McLaughlin of Dreenagh, Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland

Golden, CO : M.M. Jansen, 1999

Library of Congress CS71.M1617 1999

J.J. Keaveney

Roise Rua, an island memoir

Cork Mercier Press 2009

National Library of Ireland

286 p. Arranmore Island

Killybegs Community Response Scheme

St Catherine's Church & graveyard project

Killybegs Killybegs Community Response Scheme 2008

National Library of Ireland

104 p.

Knights of St. Columbanus C.K. 56.

Ballybofey and Stranorlar historical notes

Stranorlar 1987

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 b 8

Leslie Robert Lawrenson

The parish of Conwall, Aughawawshin, and Leck

Letterkenny the parish 1944

National Library of Ireland Ir 2741 p 41

36 p.

Alexander G. Lecky

The Laggan and its Presbyterianism

Laggan the Presbytery 1978

National Library of Ireland Ir 285 L 7

211 p. Repr, of 1905 & 1908 editions

Abigail Cone Leiball

The Coane family of Ballyshannon, Donegal

Stamford, Connecticut : the author, 2002

National Library of Ireland 3B 120

Leslie W. Lucas

Mevagh Down the Years

Belfast 1983

Leslie W. Lucas

More about Mevagh

Belfast Appletree Press 1982

Jim Mac Laughlin

Donegal: the making of a northern county

Dublin Four Courts Press 2007

National Library of Ireland

382 p.

J.C.T. MacDonagh

Bibliography of Co. Donegal

Donegal Historical Society Journal 1947-50

pp 217-30

V. Rev. Canon Maguire

The History of the Diocese of Raphoe

Dublin Browne and Nolan 1920

National Library of Ireland Ir 274113 m 1

2 vols

Edward Maguire

Letterkenny past and present

Letterkkenny McKinney & O'Callaghan 192-

Edward Maguire

Ballyshannon past and present

Bundoran Stepless 193-

Aidan Manning

Glencolumbkille 3000 B.C. - 1985 A.D.

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1985

Edward McCarron

Life in Donegal : 1850-1900

Dublin Mercier Press c1981.

National Library of Ireland Ir 92 m 321

140 p.

May McClintock

The heart of the Laggan the history of Raymoghy & Ray National School

Letterkenny, Co. Donegal An Taisce 1990

National Library of Ireland Ir 372.m.109

93 p

May McClintock

After the battering ram: the trail of the dispossessed from Derryveagh, 1861

Letterkenny An Taisce 1991

National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 102(3)

20 p.

John McCreadie

Glenwar & Oughterlin

Carndonagh Foyle Press 198-

Joe McGarrigle

Donegal Past and present

Donegal McGarrigle family 1995

National Library of Ireland r 94113 m 11

195 p.

Niall McGinley

Donegal, Ireland and the First World War

Leitirceanainn, Co. Dun na nGall An Crann 2005

National Library of Ireland

431 p.

John A. McLaughlin

Carrowmenagh : history of a Donegal village and townland

Letterkenny JAML 2001

National Library of Ireland

118 p.

Gerry McLaughlin

Cloughaneely : myth and fact

- Johnswood Press. 2002

National Library of Ireland

304 p.

Helen Meehan

Inver Parish in History

Mountcharles, Co Donegal The Author 2005

Donegal County Library 941.693 DG

731 pp

H.H. Montgomery

A history of Moville and its neighbourhood by Rt. Rev. Bishop Henry Montgomery

- Crawford Norris and C. Doherty 1992

National Library of Ireland r 94113 p 2(2)

52 p. "Originally published as a series of articles in The L/Derry Sentinel"

T.H. Mullin

The kirk and lands of Convoy since the Scottish settlement

Belfast Belfast Newsletter 1960

Desmond Murphy

Derry, Donegal, and modern Ulster, 1790-1921

Londonderry Aileach Press 1981

National Library of Ireland Ir 94112 m 11

294 p

W. Nolan

Donegal History and Society

Dublin Geography Publications 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 12

920 p. Co-editors Liam Ronayne, Mairead Dunlevy

Seosamh O Ceallaigh

Aspects of our rich inheritance : [Cloughaneely]

Ireland Dulra 2000

National Library of Ireland IR 94113 c 8

240 p.

P. O Gallachair

The history of landlordism in Donegal

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1962

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 o 5

192 p.

Declan O'Carroll

Rockhill House, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal: a history

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1984

Vincent O'Donnell

Ardaghey Church and people

Ardaghey St. Naul's Church 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 a 5

146 p.

Ben O'Donnell

The Story of The Rosses

Lifford Caoran Publ. 1999

Donegal County Library

441p. Much detail on local families

Ben O'Donnell

History of the parish of Templecrone

Donegal 1999

Donegal County Library 941.693

Photocopy

John O'Donovan

Ordnance survey letters, Donegal : letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the County of Donegal collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1835

Dublin Four Masters Press 2000

National Library of Ireland LO 8194

148 p. edited with an introduction by Michael Herity ; preface by Brian Friel.

W.K. Parke

The parish of Inishmacsaint

Fermanagh 1982

National Library of Ireland Ir 27411 p 6

73 p.

W.J. Patterson

Rossnowlagh remembered

Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1992

National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 p

Billy Patton

Lifford seat of power

Lifford, Co. Donegal Lifford Tidy Towns Committee 2008

National Library of Ireland

106 p.

Liam Ronayne

The battle of Scariffhollis 1650

Letterkenny Eagrain Dhun na nGall 2001

National Library of Ireland

72 p

Rural Schools Reunion Committee.

Schools of yesteryear, memories of the rural schools of Donegal town

Donegal 2006

National Library of Ireland

220 p.

Hugh Shearman

Ulster

London 1949

National Library of Ireland Ir 91422 s 3

426 p. (incl. bibliographies).

Brian Smeaton

The parish of Kilmacrennan now and then with a history of the Parish Church of Saint Finian and Saint Mark 1846-1996

s.i. s.n. 1995

National Library of Ireland Ir9411 p

40 p

Dale G. Strong

The descendants of John Strong (1770-1837) and Martha Watson (1772-1851) of Drumhome Parish, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Cassatt, SC Mr. & Mrs. D.G. Strong, 1983

Library of Congress CS71.S923 1983a

98 leaves

H.P. Swan

The Book of Inishowen

Buncrana 1938

H. Trimble

Killymard ancient & modern

Killymard s.n. 2001

National Library of Ireland

240 p.

T.H. Trimble

The legacy that is Laughey Community and Church

Letterkenny printed by Browne Printers 2000

National Library of Ireland

160 p.

Brid Ward

St. John's Point, County Donegal: In Former Days and Now

Inver Brid Ward 2010

National Library of Ireland

410 p.

Amy Young

300 Years in Inishowen

1929

National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 y 1


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