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Getting started with your family research – Part One

Getting started with your family research – Part One There’s never been a better time to start tracing your family history. The internet has made millions of records and resources available at the click of a button and connected family historians around the world. It may seem daunting at first but the good news is…Read More+ ...

Family History Q & A

Are you stuck with your research? Have you hit a brick wall in your family tree? Don’t worry, help is at hand. Just send your questions to us at bsadhs@gmail.com or drop us a message via twitter or Facebook today. Depending on the number and variety of questions we get we can then plan a…Read More+ ...

Genealogy Group – Searching irishgenealogy.ie

From the first meeting of the Ballybofey, Stranorlar & District Historical Society Genealogy Group. Short video on using irishgenealogy.ie ...

New videos on the Donegal Railways now available

See our Audio/Video page for the latest additions to our video page. ...

Local History

Getting started with your family research – Part One

Getting started with your family research – Part One There’s never been a better time to start tracing your family history. The internet has made millions of records and resources available at the click of a button and connected family historians around the world. It may seem daunting at first but the good news is…Read More+ ...

The Old Courthouse News

A series of booklets produced in Lifford with some historical interest. ...

Ballybofey & Stranorlar 1958

Ballybofey & Stranorlar – 1958 Courtesy of Violet Russell, we have got a copy of some Cine camera footage from around, Ballybofey and Stranorlar, including come great footage of the trains at Stranorlar railway station. ...

Monellan Castle

Monellan Castle In years gone by, one of the most impressive buildings of the time was Monellan Castle, situated a few miles north of Crossroads, Killygordon. Although it was the largest building in the Valley at the time, set in beautiful surroundings second to none in the area, it cannot be clear whether it was…Read More+ ...

Ballybofey, Stranorlar & District Historic Society

Join us tonight (Mon) for our #October meeting in the Henderson Hall #Stranorlar at 7.30pm. All welcome Masks, Sanatising and Social Distancing will be adhered to for the safety of all. #localhistory #Ballybofey #FinnValley #Donegal