Tuesday, 4 August 2015

"10 Interesting things to see in Ballyshannon on the Wild Atlantic Way" Friday 7th August

Forthcoming Events about Ballyshannon please pass on

Well done to the 75 brave souls who ventured out in all weather on the historical walk on  Monday 3rd August 2015.  “Famous people in Ballyshannon on the Wild Atlantic Way” with Anthony Begley and Conor Carney. Hope to see you at the free indoor illustrated talk on 10 interesting things to see in Ballyshannon on Friday night in Dorrian's Hotel at 8 p.m. 
Friday 7th August: A local history talk for all the family. “Ten Interesting things to see in Ballyshannon on the Wild Atlantic Way”. An illustrated talk by Anthony Begley in Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel at 8 p.m. All welcome to this free event. The walk and talk are part of a week of events called “Discover Ballyshannon” organised by Erne Enterprise Arts, Culture and Tourism and Ballyshannon Regeneration Group. Check programme.
Short Film on Orphan Girls’ Memorial: Ballyshannon Orphan Girls memorial the only one of its type in Ireland is featured on Irish TV programme Donegal Matters Number 50. You can watch it on the internet. Go to Sky191, click on Ireland, click on Ulster, click on Donegal Number 50 to view.
Ballyshannon Musings: This is a local history blog on Ballyshannon and surrounding areas which is being viewed worldwide. There is a wide archive of stories to read. ballyshannonmusings.blogspot.com is being viewed by thousands of hits worldwide. 

A  Local History Book suitable for those at Home and Away

"Ballyshannon. Genealogy and History" reveals newly researched history and genealogy of the town, extending as far as the Rossnowlagh, Cashelard, Corlea, Clyhore, Higginstown and Finner areas. Includes the parishes of Kilbarron and Magh Ene. It contains the full story of  The Green Lady which  was recently performed in Ballyshannon  to great acclaim. The genealogy material provides detailed guidelines for anyone tracing their roots in the area or anywhere in County Donegal or Ireland. The book contains 500 pages and is richly illustrated with stunning colour, aerial photography, original illustrations and rare photographs of the area not seen before. Available in Novel Idea, Museum and Local Hands in Ballyshannon and 4 Masters Bookshop Donegal Town.

Also available from Anthony Begley for postal enquiries email anthonyrbegley@hotmail.com

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