Falcarragh Show Day 1964

This is a copy of an original Falcarragh Show Day Programme bought in 1964 by Danny McFadden who, with his brother Tony, were staying the summer on the family farm in Upper Dunmore with Dan McFadden (Den Beag) and Annie McFadden (nee Gallagher).

Book Launch – Setting Donegal on Fire

Book Launch on Daniel Sweeney of Carrowcannon House, Falcarragh.
Déardaoin 11 Lúnasa .Thursdau 11th August
An tSean Bheairic at 7.30pm. A sheoladh ag Joe McHugh T.D. Minister for Diaspora
Fear an Tí: Tommy Francis

Ray cross: Folklore, Archaeology and Historical Context

Lecture with Dr. Brian Lacey on the importance of Ray Cross in Irish & Scottish history, and its connection to Colmcille. An tSean Bheairic, Thursday 27th August at 8.00pm

Cloughaneely Heritage Posters

Cloughaneely Heritage in 10 items.
National Heritage Week 2014.
Ten posters showcasing historical sites in Cloughaneely. The posters are on display in the café in An tSean Bheairic.

Cloughaneely Heritage in 10 items

Inspired by the hugely successful ‘A History of Ireland in 100 Objects’ project developed by the Royal Irish Academy and the Irish Times, National Heritage Week presents a new initiative for National Heritage Week 2013: ‘Our Heritage in 10 Items’ The items in this collection have been brought together to tell a story about the […]

Slí Cholmcille Conference

3 Day Conference: Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd June 2014 Venue: Ostán Loch Altan Gortahork, Co. Donegal with a visit to Oileán Thoraigh (Tory Island) Following the footsteps of Colmcille – in Tullaghobegley and Tory. For more information visit: Sli Colmcille Conference (mng.ie) To book a place on the conference visit: Sli Colmcille Bookings (mng.ie) […]

Heritage Week

To celebrate Heritage Week 2013 we are organising an exhibition of 10 items that that define the heritage of Cloughaneely. We would like you to get in touch and tell us what items and objects you think should be included in the exhibition, 10 items that best reflect Cloughaneely’s past.

American Civil War Hero Michael Dougherty

Private Michael Dougherty is a famous American Civil war hero in his adopted home of America, but it was from humble beginnings in Falcarragh Co Donegal that he began his life. Michael Dougherty, the youngest of seven children, was born on May 10, 1844 in Falcarragh, County Donegal and immigrated to America shortly before the […]