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2 edition of Report on the potato industry in County Donegal. found in the catalog.

Report on the potato industry in County Donegal.

Council for Development in Agriculture (Ireland)

Report on the potato industry in County Donegal.

by Council for Development in Agriculture (Ireland)

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Published by ACOT in Sligo .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21033549M

Irish Famine Report from Carrickart, Rutland Island, and Killybegs, County Donegal From Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the Famine in Ireland in and Extracts from the Letters of George Hancock, while acting as Supercargo of the steamer "Albert.". Life in the Rosses, Co. Donegal, in the s Published in 18thth Century Social Perspectives, 18th–19th - Century History, Issue 2 (Mar/Apr ), News, Volume Anyone who has seen Brian Friel’s new play The Home Place should be interested in the descriptions of life in Donegal at the period of the play in the accounts of the Congested Districts Board.

Donegal Generations. K likes. DONEGAL GENERATIONS is the name of a historical novel I wrote and published in The novel presents stories from 18th and 19th century Ireland. Gleneely National School, County Donegal, Fighting Words Northwest. Once upon a time there was a unicorn called Rainbow who lived in a place called Cuckoo Land. One day she was outside playing with her best friend Pat the Potato. It was very sunny and the sun was very bright, but she was sad because Pat couldn't walk.

  The story of Francis McHugh, a man dispossessed of his property during the Ulster Plantation who became one of the most notorious highwaymen of . Termon House. Dungloe, Co Donegal. Termon House, a former 18th century land agent's house in Maghery, near Dungloe, is located in the heart of the Gaeltacht area.


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Report on the potato industry in County Donegal by Council for Development in Agriculture (Ireland) Download PDF EPUB FB2

A report on famine conditions on the Island of Arranmore, County Donegal, infrom The Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends. Irish Famine Report from Dunfanaghy, County Donegal () From Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the Famine in Ireland in and Extracts from Joseph Crosfield's Report of his journey in company with William Forster, made to the London Relief Committee of the Society of Friends.

Irish Famine Report from Glenties, County Donegal () From Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the Famine in Ireland in and Extracts from Joseph Crosfield's Report of his journey in company with William Forster, made to the London Relief Committee of the Society of Friends.

Irish Famine Report from Killybegs, County Donegal () From Transactions of the Central Relief Committee of the Society of Friends during the Famine in Ireland in and Extracts from Joseph Crosfield's Report of his journey in company with William Forster, made to the London Relief Committee of the Society of Friends.

County Donegal (/ ˌ d ʌ n ɪ ˈ ɡ ɔː l, ˌ d ɒ n- ˈ d ʌ n ɪ ɡ ɔː l, ˈ d ɒ n-/ DUN-ig-AWL, DON- -⁠awl; Irish: Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland in the province of is named after the town of Donegal (Dún na nGall, meaning 'fort of the foreigners') in the south of the has also been known as County Tyrconnell (Tír Chonaill, meaning 'Land of Area rank: 4th.

Before the Potato Blight inthe population was almost twice that. A few modest cities and tons of villages and hamlets dot the land, scratching out a living from the bogs and the rugged. Donegal County Council in verifying the Irish names of farming heritage objects.

Cover photographs (clockwise from top): A straw horse collar made by Mick and John McHugh of Hornhead in Miss Jane Clark of Raphoe, aged 95 years in Septemberusing a scythe (Photo from Bigger & McDonald collection courtesy of Derry Central Library). In the Irish commemorated Newtown by building a viewing platform at Lough Swilly, near Castle Bridge, County tribute marks the spot where Newton began his.

He was to spend four months in Donegal, mainly in the west of the county, around Ardara and Glenties, the Rosses and Gweedore, trying to put some shape on young fellows who, with scarcely any. Rocks sets, posters for the classroom, an activity book and county geology leaflets including this one were produced and circulated to all primary schools between and This leaflet provides an overview of the geology of County Donegal and is an ideal introduction to the topic.

If all else fails, the supermarkets often have hot food to take away, such as roast chicken and potato wedges. Ethnic tastes are well catered for in the major towns in Donegal, with Chinese, Indian and Italian food outlets widely available.

Given the seaside location and vast coastline of County Donegal, seafood is. Report on Famine in Dublin. February 6, Letter to the Editor from Rev. Cornelius Corkron, County Cork, pleading for assistance.

Febru Lead editorial urging assistance. Febru Report of starvation in County Mayo. Febru Famine in Ireland. March 3, Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara. See or tel Great hotel with great staff and a great deal: two nights BB and dinner one evening for € per person sharing in May, June.

Valuation of the Forward Estate, County Donegal, Estate Records 79 Rental of the Lindesay of Loughry Estate, Estate Records 61 Survey of Stewart of Killymoon Estate, County Tyrone, Estate Records Survey of the ‘Sixteen towns or Mannor of Clananise’, County Tyrone.

This extensively researched and illustrated publication, which took the couple around the world, begins with the families in County Donegal in the. County Mayo was one of the counties to suffer most and in commemoration the following article was included in a report from Mayo County Council.

The first reports of blight appeared in September For one third of the country's population, the potato was the sole article of diet. By Decemberlack of food and money meant that people were starving to death in the rural potato-growing areas of Ireland.

A harrowing report from Cork at this time said: "The famine grew more horrible towards the end ofmany were buried with neither inquest nor coffin. An inquest was held by Dr Sweetman on three bodies.

Arranmore Island lies 5 km/3 miles off the coast of the port of Burtonport, County Donegal and can be reached by the ferry which operates from Burtonport seven square miles in size, the island is the second biggest inhabited island of Ireland and the biggest of the Donegal islands.

He is the chef-proprietor of the Foyle Hotel by Chef Brian McDermott in Moville, County Donegal, which is also home to his cookery school. He is the author of the successful cookery book Reunite with Food and a regular on RTÉ and BBC television and radio, and in Reviews: 8.

'The Great Hunger' in County Mayo 'The Great Hunger' in County Donegal 'The Great Hunger' in Belfast. Professor Christine Kinealy, Director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, is author of "Charity and the Great Hunger.

The Kindness of Strangers" (Bloomsbury, ). Letterkenny (Irish: Leitir Ceanainn, meaning "hillside of the O'Cannons" [ˈl̠ʲɛtʲəɾʲ ˈcanˠən̪ˠ]), nicknamed "the Cathedral Town", is the largest and most populous town in County Donegal, lies on the River Swilly in East Donegal and has a population of 19, It is the 36th largest settlement in all of Ireland by population (placing it ahead of Sligo, Armagh and.

Finally, Charles’s story finds a man working to overcome alcoholism and the great potato famine before immigrating to America to find work in the textile industry. Using subsequent generations of Irish men to tell touching stories that are unique to the times, this one-of-a-kind book takes readers on an exciting journey through a difficult Reviews: Select a county and, on the next page follow the Survey Highlights link.

Alternatively, you might like to purchase An Introduction to the Architectural Heritage of County Donegal, which accompanies the new Donegal survey. It costs €12 and is available in bookshops or online via Wordwell Books.

This is the 32nd book to be published in the.