Donegal Annual 1996

Golden Jubilee Issue

President : Mairéad Dunlevy

The Early Years of the Co. Donegal Historical SocietyLucius J. Emerson 6
Memories: Pleasant and SadCecil A. King 9
Memorable Events of the Last Fifty YearsDr. Lochlainn McGill11
AchievementsE.W.R. Cookman 15
President’s Chain of OfficeE.W.R. Cookman21
Donegal in Song and StoryArchdeacon Kerr26
Parish of KilteevogueChris MacDonagh 39
Facts from FlintJoanna Nolan  42
Understanding TraditionsRev. R. S. Tosh 46
Faoi Scáth na hEargalaNoel Ó Gallchóir51
Writers of Donegal,Joe Mulholland 70
Fragmenta RapotensianaTomás G. Ó Canainn 86
The LumperThomas Downey 100
Belleek, Ballyshannon & Pettigo in the 1790sJohn Cunningham 104
Irish Franciscan Studies in the 17th CenturyFr. Patrick Conlan110
Some Gaelic Place Names of the LagganArthur Spears123
Edward Maginn – A Bishop for all seasonsSeán Beattie141
Government Intervention in Land Improvement in Co. Donegal, 1846 – 1880Martina O’Donnell 158
The Cholera, The Famine and Inver Relief CommitteesHelen Meehan 193
The 400th Anniversary of the Battle of BallyshannonBilly Finn 205
Of Myth and MenLochlann McGill 211
Graveyard Inscriptions at FinnerTransition Class, Bundoran V.E.C 218
An Insight into the Post Famine RossesLochlann McGill 235
Donegal StudiesLiam Ó Rónáin 236
Hon. Curator’s ReportLucius Emerson 244
Proceedings of the SocietyJ. D. Williams245
Competition ResultsPat Shallow249
Queries  251
Obituaries 252
Stalwarts in Public LifeC. A. King256
Passing of HistoryC. A. King 257
Officers and Membership 260
Volume 48

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