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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. ...

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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

On 26th Dec 1876 Butt wrote to a friend, Dr Oโ€™Leary MP; โ€˜...I would wish to be buried in #Stranorlar Graveyard...Put no inscription over the grave, except the date of my birth and my death...let the funeral be perfectly private with as few persons attending...โ€™.#localhistory twitter.com/lorraine…

On this day...The lives of so many were changed in so many ordinary everyday ways #donegal ...
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