Local histories for Donegal

AuthorTitlePublication detailsSample LocationComment
   A golden jubilee story and index to contents of fifty annuals County Donegal historical society Donegal County Donegal Historical Society 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 14 76 p.
   Historical notes of Raphoe, Finn Valley, Lifford and Twin towns Stranorlar Knights of Columbanus 1991
F.H. Aalen   Gola: the life and last days of an island community Cork Mercier Press 1969
Hugh Allingham   Ballyshannon: its history and antiquities (with some account of the surrounding neighbourhood) Londonderry 1879 repr. Ballyshannon 1937 Online
Sean Beattie   The book of Inistrahull Carndonagh Lighthouse 1992
Anthony Begley   Ballyshannon and surrounding areas, history, heritage and folklore Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal Carrickboy Publishing 2009 National Library of Ireland 500 p.
Brian Bonner   Where Aileach guards a millennium of Gaelic civilisation Pallaskenry Salesian Press Trust 1986? National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 b 7 150 p
Liam Briody   Glenties and Iniskeel Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1986
Conall Byrne   Malin aspects of its history S.l. S.N. 1992? National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 115(2) 24 p
Patrick Campbell   The famine years in Northwest Donegal Jersey City CreateSpace 2015 National Library of Ireland 171 p.
Patrick Campbell   Memories of Dungloe New Jersey [the author] 1993 National Library of Ireland Ir 92 c 360 149 p.,
Patrick Campbell   Death in Templecrone, an account of the Famine years in northwest Donegal, 1845-1850 New Jersey P.H. Campbell 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 c 7 193 p.
Ann Carroll   Manorcunningham 1858-1911 : the residents and their trades Manorcunningham Raymochy Parishes Historical Society 2012 National Library of Ireland 44 p.
Geraldine Carville   Assaroe abbey of the morning star Abbey Mill Wheel Trust 1989 National Library of Ireland Ir 27411 c 9 63 p.
Debbie Caulfield   Hands across the Foyle : reflections of our culture, landscape and history Moville, Greencastle and the Roe Valley Limavady Ageing Well Roe Valley 2004 National Library of Ireland 128 p
Pat Conaghan   The great famine in South-West Donegal, 1845-1850 Aghayeevoge, Co. Donegal Bygones Enterprise 1997 National Library of Ireland 280 p
Charles Conaghan   History and antiquities of Killybegs Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1975
Pat Conaghan   The Zulu Fishermen : Forgotten Pioneers of Donegal's First Fishing Industry Aghayeevoge, Co. Donegal Bygones Enterprise 2003 National Library of Ireland 340 p.
Pat Conaghan   Bygones: New Horizons on the History of Killybegs Killybegs The author 1989 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 c 6 399 p.
Nancy H. Conn   From Drumholm, Donegal to Cartwright, Upper Canada: the Dinsmore-Freeborn-Strong families Toronto, Ontario Stewart Publishing 1998 Donegal County Library 322p
County Donegal Book of Honour Committee   County Donegal book of honour: the Great War 1914-1918. Donegal Book of Honour Committee 2009 None specified 4th ed. (supplement?) 2009
Edward Daly   The clergy of the Diocese of Derry: an index Dublin Four Courts Press, 2009 National Library of Ireland 244 p.
Angelique Day   Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 39: Parishes of County Donegal II, 1835-6, Mid, West & South Donegal Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1997 National Library of Ireland Ir9141 o 80 216pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Clonleigh, Convoy, Conwal, Donaghmore, Donegal, Drumhome, Glencolmbcille, Inishkeel, Kilbarron, KIllea and Taughboyne, Killymard, Kilteevoge, Leck, Raphoe, Raymoghy, Taughboyne, Templecarn, Tullaghobegley, Urney
Angelique Day   Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland: Volume 38: Parishes of County Donegal I, 1833-5, North-East Donegal Belfast Institute of Irish Studies 1997 National Library of Ireland Ir9141 o 80 168pp. Co-editor Patrick McWilliams. Clondavaddog, Clonmany, Culdaff, Desertegney, Donagh, Killygarvan, Kilmacrenan, Mevagh, Mintiaghs (Bar of Inch), Moville, Muff, Tullyaughnish, Lough Swilly (with Burt and Inch).
Donn Devine   Devine family genealogy, Conwal parish, County Donegal, Philadelphia, Pa., and Wilmington, Del. Wilmington The author 1985 National Library of Ireland 22 p.
James W. Devitt   Boyds of Loughros Point, The Rosses, America, Australia, and New Zealand [U.S.] : J.W. Devitt, - 1994. Library of Congress CS71.B79 1994
William J. Doherty   Inis-Owen and Tirconnel: being some account of the antiquities ... of Donegal Dublin 1895 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 1
William J. Doherty   The abbey of Fahan in Inishowen, Co. Donegal Dublin P. Traynor 1881
Hugh Dorian   The outer edge of Ulster : a memoir of social life in nineteenth-century Donegal Dublin Lilliput Press 2000 National Library of Ireland 343 p. edited by Breandan Mac Suibhne and David Dickson.
Godfrey F. Duffy   A guide to tracing your Donegal ancestors Dublin Flyleaf Press 1996 National Library of Ireland IR 941 D 9 94 p
Joseph Duffy   A Clogher Record Album; a diocesan history Enniskillen Cumann Seanchais Chlochair 1975 National Library of Ireland Ir 94114 c 3 340 p.
Patrick Duffy   Landscapes of South Ulster, a parish atlas of the Diocese of Clogher Belfast The Institute of Irish Studies 1993 National Library of Ireland ILB 270 d 1 131 p.
Margaret Duffy   Inishfree, a tribute to a Donegal Island and its people Burtonport, Co. Donegal M.M. Duffy 2004 National Library of Ireland 302 p.
Patrick Durnin   The workhouse and the famine in Derry Derry Guildhall Press 2001 National Library of Ireland 186 p.
Bernard Egan   Drumhome Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1986 National Library of Ireland 93 p.
Noel Farrell   Exploring family origins in Mountcharles, Inver & Donegal town Longford Noel Farrell 1997 National Library of Ireland 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
Noel Farrell   Exploring Family origins in Letterkenny Longford Self 1997 National Library of Ireland 1B 1145 47p. Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's for Conwal & Leck
Noel Farrell   Exploring Family origins in Ballybofey/Stranorlar & Killygordon Longford Self 1994 National Library of Ireland 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
Noel Farrell   Exploring family origins in Ballyshannon Longford Noel Farrell 1998 National Library of Ireland 1B 1147 48p.Includes transcripts of 1901, 1911 censuses, 1838 Thoms, 1941 Electors, Griffith's etc.
Barbara Fitzgerald   Our McMenamin story: starting in Carrickalangan, Co. Donegal, Ireland and stretching to other areas of the world Dandenong North, Victoria, Australia the authors 1999 Donegal County Library 404 p. Co-author Noel Fitzgerald
Sam Fleming   Letterkenny: past and present Ballyshannon Donegal Denocrat 197-
Robin Fox   The Tory islanders, a people of the celtic fringe Notre Dame/London University of Notre dame Press 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 914111 f 10 210 p
Deirdra Friel   St. Mary's Church, the Lagg 1829-1961 Milford Deirdra Friel 1996 National Library of Ireland 1A 1480 31 p
Barney Gallagher   Arranmore Links: the families of Arranmore Dublin Aiden Gallagher 1986 National Library of Ireland Ir 94109 g 18
Stephen Gwynn   Highways & Byways in Donegal & Antrim : part one Donegal, , Clachan (1899 repr. 2013) National Library of Ireland 268 p
M. Harkin   Inishowen : its history, traditions, and antiquities ... / by Maghtochair Carndonagh, County Donegal M. Harkin, 1935 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 h 1 227 p
Michael Harkin   Inishowen : its history, traditions and antiquities 1867 National Library of Ireland 217 p. http://www.aughty.org/pdf/inishowen_maghtochair.pdf
William Harkin   Scenery and Antiquities of North West Donegal Londonderry D. Irvine 1893 National Library of Ireland Ir 914113 h 1 120 p.
G.H. Harvey   The Harvey families of Inishowen, Co. Donegal, and Maen, Cornwall Folkestone F. Weatherhead 1927 National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 h 3 178 p.
Rev. George Hill   Facts from Gweedore Dublin 1854 National Library of Ireland P 1191 (10) 64 p
Jim Hunter   The waves of Tory = Tonnta Thorai; the story of an Atlantic community = sceal pobail Atlantaigh Gerrards Cross, Bucks Colin-Smythe Ltd. 2006 National Library of Ireland 136 p.
Marjorie Molloy Jensen   The family of Big Jimmy McLaughlin of Dreenagh, Malin Head, Donegal, Ireland Golden, CO : M.M. Jansen, 1999 Library of Congress CS71.M1617 1999
J.J. Keaveney   Roise Rua, an island memoir Cork Mercier Press 2009 National Library of Ireland 286 p. Arranmore Island
Killybegs Community Response Scheme   St Catherine's Church & graveyard project Killybegs Killybegs Community Response Scheme 2008 National Library of Ireland 104 p.
Knights of St. Columbanus C.K. 56.   Ballybofey and Stranorlar historical notes Stranorlar 1987 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 b 8
Leslie Robert Lawrenson   The parish of Conwall, Aughawawshin, and Leck Letterkenny the parish 1944 National Library of Ireland Ir 2741 p 41 36 p.
Alexander G. Lecky   The Laggan and its Presbyterianism Laggan the Presbytery 1978 National Library of Ireland Ir 285 L 7 211 p. Repr, of 1905 & 1908 editions
Abigail Cone Leiball   The Coane family of Ballyshannon, Donegal Stamford, Connecticut : the author, 2002 National Library of Ireland 3B 120
Leslie W. Lucas   Mevagh Down the Years Belfast 1983
Leslie W. Lucas   More about Mevagh Belfast Appletree Press 1982
Jim Mac Laughlin   Donegal: the making of a northern county Dublin Four Courts Press 2007 National Library of Ireland 382 p.
Jim Mac Laughlin   An historical, environmental and cultural atlas of County Donegal Cork Cork University Press 2013 National Library of Ireland 610 p.
Breandán Mac Suibhne   The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland Oxford University Press 2017 Comprehensive account of the aftermath of the Famine in Beagh
J.C.T. MacDonagh   Bibliography of Co. Donegal Donegal Historical Society Journal 1947-50 pp 217-30
V. Rev. Canon Maguire   The History of the Diocese of Raphoe Dublin Browne and Nolan 1920 National Library of Ireland Ir 274113 m 1 2 vols
Edward Maguire   Letterkenny past and present Letterkkenny McKinney & O'Callaghan 192-
Edward Maguire   Ballyshannon past and present Bundoran Stepless 193-
Aidan Manning   Glencolumbkille 3000 B.C. - 1985 A.D. Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1985
Barry R. McCain   The Laggan Redshanks: the Highland Scots in West Ulster, 1569-1630 Ulster Heritage 2014 National Library of Ireland 98 p.
Edward McCarron   Life in Donegal : 1850-1900 Dublin Mercier Press c1981. National Library of Ireland Ir 92 m 321 140 p.
May McClintock   The heart of the Laggan the history of Raymoghy & Ray National School Letterkenny, Co. Donegal An Taisce 1990 National Library of Ireland Ir 372.m.109 93 p
May McClintock   After the battering ram: the trail of the dispossessed from Derryveagh, 1861 Letterkenny An Taisce 1991 National Library of Ireland Ir 941 p 102(3) 20 p.
John McCreadie   Glenwar & Oughterlin Carndonagh Foyle Press 198-
Joe McGarrigle   Donegal Past and present Donegal McGarrigle family 1995 National Library of Ireland r 94113 m 11 195 p.
Niall McGinley   Donegal, Ireland and the First World War Leitirceanainn, Co. Dun na nGall An Crann 2005 National Library of Ireland 431 p.
John A. McLaughlin   Carrowmenagh : history of a Donegal village and townland Letterkenny JAML 2001 National Library of Ireland 118 p.
Gerry McLaughlin   Cloughaneely : myth and fact - Johnswood Press. 2002 National Library of Ireland 304 p.
Helen Meehan   Inver Parish in History Mountcharles, Co Donegal The Author 2005 Donegal County Library 941.693 DG 731 pp
H.H. Montgomery   A history of Moville and its neighbourhood by Rt. Rev. Bishop Henry Montgomery - Crawford Norris and C. Doherty 1992 National Library of Ireland r 94113 p 2(2) 52 p. "Originally published as a series of articles in The L/Derry Sentinel"
T.H. Mullin   The kirk and lands of Convoy since the Scottish settlement Belfast Belfast Newsletter 1960
Desmond Murphy   Derry, Donegal, and modern Ulster, 1790-1921 Londonderry Aileach Press 1981 National Library of Ireland Ir 94112 m 11 294 p
W. Nolan   Donegal History and Society Dublin Geography Publications 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 d 12 920 p. Co-editors Liam Ronayne, Mairead Dunlevy
Seosamh O Ceallaigh   Aspects of our rich inheritance : [Cloughaneely] Ireland Dulra 2000 National Library of Ireland IR 94113 c 8 240 p.
P. O Gallachair   The history of landlordism in Donegal Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1962 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 o 5 192 p.
Declan O'Carroll   Rockhill House, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal: a history Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1984
Vincent O'Donnell   Ardaghey Church and people Ardaghey St. Naul's Church 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 a 5 146 p.
Ben O'Donnell   The Story of The Rosses Lifford Caoran Publ. 1999 Donegal County Library 441p. Much detail on local families
Ben O'Donnell   History of the parish of Templecrone Donegal 1999 Donegal County Library 941.693 Photocopy
John O'Donovan   Ordnance survey letters, Donegal : letters containing information relative to the antiquities of the County of Donegal collected during the progress of the Ordnance Survey in 1835 Dublin Four Masters Press 2000 National Library of Ireland LO 8194 148 p. edited with an introduction by Michael Herity ; preface by Brian Friel.
W.K. Parke   The parish of Inishmacsaint Fermanagh 1982 National Library of Ireland Ir 27411 p 6 73 p.
W.J. Patterson   Rossnowlagh remembered Ballyshannon Donegal Democrat 1992 National Library of Ireland Ir 94113 p
Billy Patton   Lifford seat of power Lifford, Co. Donegal Lifford Tidy Towns Committee 2008 National Library of Ireland 106 p.
Liam Ronayne   The battle of Scariffhollis 1650 Letterkenny Eagrain Dhun na nGall 2001 National Library of Ireland 72 p
Rural Schools Reunion Committee.   Schools of yesteryear, memories of the rural schools of Donegal town Donegal 2006 National Library of Ireland 220 p.
Hugh Shearman   Ulster London 1949 National Library of Ireland Ir 91422 s 3 426 p. (incl. bibliographies).
Brian Smeaton   The parish of Kilmacrennan now and then with a history of the Parish Church of Saint Finian and Saint Mark 1846-1996 s.i. s.n. 1995 National Library of Ireland Ir9411 p 40 p
Dale G. Strong   The descendants of John Strong (1770-1837) and Martha Watson (1772-1851) of Drumhome Parish, Co. Donegal, Ireland Cassatt, SC Mr. & Mrs. D.G. Strong, 1983 Library of Congress CS71.S923 1983a 98 leaves
H.P. Swan   The Book of Inishowen Buncrana 1938
H. Trimble   Killymard ancient & modern Killymard s.n. 2001 National Library of Ireland 240 p.
T.H. Trimble   The legacy that is Laughey Community and Church Letterkenny printed by Browne Printers 2000 National Library of Ireland 160 p.
Brid Ward   St. John's Point, County Donegal: In Former Days and Now Inver Brid Ward 2010 National Library of Ireland 410 p.
Amy Young   300 Years in Inishowen 1929 National Library of Ireland Ir 9292 y 1

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