In 1838, politician and landowner Lord George Hill purchased a large estate in Gweedore – up to 23,000 acres – and built and opened the Gweedore Hotel shortly afterwards. A mere 184 years later, Donegal County Archivist, Niamh Brennan is constructing its story through images and words – and quoting from two still existing visitors […]
Three new maritime historical virtual reality experiences were officially unveiled by Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Liam Blaney at Fanad Lighthouse, Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium & Fort Dunree. The three Virtual Reality experiences have been created as part of the EU funded TIDE project. They include ‘The Storm, The Sea – The Saldanha’ at […]
AN ARCHAEOLOGIST has been appointed to carry out a conservation survey at the Raymochy Abbey and graveyard site. Raymochy Historical Society, which was formed in 2007 by a group of people who had an interest in the history of the area, is the driving force behind the project. The site is in the guardianship of […]
Several Donegal riders had top 10 finishes in the past but none had an overall win in the history of the race before Conor Halvey’s success
WHEN a mystery businessman collected his new Ford Mustang on Friday from main Ford Dealer, Hegarty’s Auto Services, he made a little bit of history
A FUND-RAISING campaign has been launched to restore the grave of a Donegal miner buried in the town of Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
Once again, Letterkenny Golf Club have made an historical entry into their history books.
LAST night over 300 people attended the launch of a new history book on the town of Letterkenny.
HELP is being sought to identify hundreds of Donegal people who had their portraits taken at the famous Cooper Photographic Studio in Strabane over a century ago.