Donegal Annual 2008

President: Helen Meehan

County Donegal Historical Society 4
The Royal and Prior School, Raphoe : 400 yearsRev. Canon David Crooks5
The Hamiltons of Brownhall Helen Meehan38
Cottage Industries : Arts and Crafts in Donegal 1880-1920Seán Beattie59
Eighteenth Century Whaling and Shark Fishery at Inver, Donegal BayRory McNeary82
A Memorable Day in Letterkenny May McClintock98
The Earls of Arran and their Estates in County Donegal Dr. Matthew Potter102
Frances Browne and the Legends of Ulster Rev. Raymond Blair134
The GAA and Association Football in Donegal 1884-1914 Conor Curran144
Recording Donegal’s Farming Heritage Dr. Jonathan Bell and Mervyn Watson161
The “Drumboe martyrs” Rev. Dr. John J. Silke167
The Cochranes of Redcastle Dr. Niamh Brennan175
The Monastery of FahanRev. Philip Donnelly184
Revenue Collection at Greencastle and Ballyraine Brian Boyd198
The Lough Swilly RailwayJimmy McBride206
“A Champion of Liberty” – Stopford Brooke, Donegal’s Forgotten Man of LettersDr. Frank Shovlin219
The Lost Tombs of Finner Camp, Co. DonegalComdt. Kevin McDonald231
The Battle of Pettigo 1922 Leonard Roarty242
Tadhg Ó Tiománaidhe Máire T. Uí Cheallaigh248
Alexander Murray’s Killybegs Project Patrick Conaghan258
Donegal Labour in the 1923 General Election Adrian Grant275
The Adairs of Donegal : Towards a Trans-Atlantic Game Plan – Part Two…..Dr. Bob Spiegelman290
Book Reviews 306
Donegal Studies 2008Eileen Burgess314
Past Presidents 323
Proceedings of the Society 2008Anthony Begley324
Officers 2008-9 329
Schools’ Competitions 2008Pat Shallow330
List of Members 2008 333
Calendar of Events 2009 343
Volume 60 : 2008

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