Donegal Annual 1989

President: Arthur Spears

Our President 2
From Donegal to Rome by Foot, Boat, Coach and HorsebackTomás Ó Fiaich3
Gaelic Women’s Responses to the Elizabethan Settlement of IrelandJames Doan20
A Civic Guard’s Memories of ’22Patrick McInerney28
Inishowen Heritage Centre and Folk MuseumMary Gillen31
The Penalty of the Eight Deadly SinsBrian Bonner33
Two Donegal BattlesKitty McGeehan39
La Trinidad Valencera; An Armada WreckFr. Michael Keaveney46
The Spanish Monk’s Grave. Who could this be?Dr. Geraldine Carville51
The Grianán of AileachEtienne Rynne54
Poverty, Famine and the Workhouse at BallyshannonAnthony Begley57
Cavanacor House, Lifford and President Polk’s AncestorsEddie O’Kane72
St. Connell’s Museum and Heritage Centre, GlentiesDanny Boyle75
A Man for his Season – Bishop Neil Farren of DerryRev. Bernard J. Canning77
Folk Poetry of the Laggan 1750-1830J.R.R. Adams84
Susanna Marie Brooks: her Family: the Brooks and Lough Eske CastleMorwenna Donnelly89
Archaelogical and Historical Survey Group 94
Lector O’Friel and Doon WellFr. John Fitzgerald95
Aodh Rua Ó Domhnaill and his Mission to Spain 1602Micheline Kerney Walsh96
Harley-McDonagh Competition ReportArthur Lemmon123
In Retrospect 1989C.A. King125
Carne Graveyard, PettigoRev. P. Ó Gallchóir, P Slevin & J. Cunningham135
Donegal Local Studies 156
Book Reviews 159
Annual Report and Proceedings 164
Our Society’s Museum Report 167
Officers and Membership 168
Volume 41 : 1989