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    Dungloe, West Donegal

    Dungloe, West Donegal

    Ella McSweeney walks around the rugged coastline of Dungloe in West Donegal with librarian Fiona Sweeney who initiated a project 'Even the Rocks have Names'. She also meets other local people, including Neilidh Boyle who is from Dungloe and whose knowledge of the local area was included in the project. This programme was first broadcast on the 10th of June 2005.
    May Book Club - The Outer Edge of Ulster

    May Book Club - The Outer Edge of Ulster

    The Outer Edge of Ulster - Hugh Dorian’s recollections of life and death in mid-nineteenth-century north Donegal published by Lilliput Press. In the 1890s, Hugh Dorian completed a memoir which he entitled "Donegal Sixty Years Ago". This volume presents this work, a century later, and provides a picture of 19th-century Irish society as observed by the author. There are many anecdotal stories in this previously unpublished firsthand account of rural life in nineteenth-century Ireland. Dorian's narrative is a timely addition to the increasing research on Ireland's history "from below," an approach that relies on such important non-traditional sources as memoirs, ...


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