Donegal Annual 1959

President:  Mr. J. C. T. MacDonagh

Derry and Raphoe in the Twelfth & Thirteenth Centuries(Rev. Aubrey Gwynn, S.J., Professor of Medieval History, ) 84
Allingham’s Laurence Bloomfield – A Historical Document(Alison O’Reilly, Memorial University,  St. John’s, Newfoundland)101
The Dickson & Connolly Families of Ballyshannon(Rev. J. Morell McWilliam,  Dumfrieshire, Scotland)111
An “Wasp” i dToraigh(Leis an Ath. Eoghan O Cholm, Oileán Thoraigh)118
The Plantation of The Laggan And its Economy, (1600-1900)(James H. Rutherford, B.A., Manorcunningham)122
Rock ‘n Reel(Denis A. Verschoyle, Capetown, S. Africa)141
Heirs to the O’Donnell Chieftaincy (Part 11a)(J. C. T. MacDonagh, B.Comm., Ballybofey)146
Whales and Whaling in Donegal Bay(P. J. McGill, B.A., N.T., Woodhouse, Ardara)156
Bliain An Droch-Shaoil (1847)(Liam MacMeanman, B.A., O.S., Fal Charrach)161
Some Notes on Inver and Killymard(Ignatius MacHugh, Ballymacahill, lnver) 164
Where was O’Donnell’s Island on Lough Beagh?(Rev. P. Ó Gallachair, Meánscoil Thiarnaigh, Clones)170
Notes and Queries   174
Proceedings (1958-’59)  178
In Memoriam  179
Reviews 180
Membership  181

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