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  • Treasure Each Voice Award 2023 16th October 2023
    Rev. Raymond Blair, former President of the Society, was presented with the Treasure Each Voice Award at the Frances Browne Literary Festival in Letterkenny on Thursday evening. This annual award announced on the first night of the festival was given to recognise the research that Rev Blair has carried out upon the life and writings of ...
  • Our new website 12th October 2023
    Welcome to the new website of County Donegal Historical Society. You will have been redirected here from our old website at donegalhistory.com Bookmark us : Use ctrl+d to save our new address to your Internet browser’s Favourites folder. Website Legacy : We recognise that the previous website has been able to garner a range of ...
  • Schools’ Competition 2023 14th September 2023
    The story of my old photograph We are delighted to announce the County Donegal Historical Society Schools’ Competition for 2023. The theme for 2023 is ‘The story of my old photograph’ Competition Details A photo can give us a glimpse into lives past, long forgotten events, forgotten places and memories that are personal or shared with the community. They ...
  • Membership Newsletter August 2023 15th August 2023
    We invite all current and past members of the County Donegal Historical Society to join us for the official launch of the latest Donegal Annual 2023 at the MacGill Summer School in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties, on Saturday 19th August 2023 at 4.00pm. The launch will be performed by Dr Joe Mullholland. During the past year ...
  • Our new website 5th August 2023
    Welcome to the new website of County Donegal Historical Society. You will have been redirected here from our old website at donegalhistory.com Bookmark us : Use ctrl+d to save our new address to your Internet browser’s Favourites folder. Website Legacy : We recognise that the previous website has been able to garner a range of ...
  • Our President 2022 3rd August 2022
    Uachtarán Chumann Staire agus Seanchais Chondae Dhún na nGall. President of the County Donegal Historical and Folklore Society. The outgoing president of the Donegal Historical Society, Seán Boner (left) presents new holder of that office, Rev. Raymond Blair with his chain of office following Annual General Meeting in Ballybofey The President of Donegal Historical Society, Rev. Raymond Blair, ...
  • Field Days for 2022 10th July 2022
    Sun. 24th July : 3.00pmDungloe & Area (Guide: Sean Boner)Meet at the public car park Sun. 7th August : 3.00pmGlencolmcille Area (Guide: Paddy Gillespie)Meet at Glencolmcille Folk Village car park (towards sea) Sat. 27th August : 3.00 pmStranorlar Area(Ballybofey &5 Stranorlar Historical Society members)Meet in the Church of Ireland car park on the golf course road Sat. 3rd ...
  • Annuals & Collections Discounted 19th January 2022
    Annuals and Annual Collections available at a discount.