Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Short Heritage Walk in Ballyshannon on Sunday 28th August at 3 p.m.

Memorial to Famine Victims at Famine Graveyard in Ballyshannon
Short Heritage Walk in Ballyshannon on Sunday 28th August at 3 p.m. Meet at St. Anne’s Church Gate, Main Street. All Welcome. Ballyshannon Regeneration Group plan to open a new access to Ballyshannon Famine graveyard from Bishop Street on the day. Local historian Anthony Begley will provide memories of the Famine era and also life in Ballyshannon one hundred years ago. Also a unique first reading in Ballyshannon, from a novel of a funeral to this Famine graveyard, written 120 years ago. Further details contact Ballyshannon Regeneration Group at 087 2409626. Everyone welcome.

Local History book available in Local Shops or for Postal Delivery

"Ballyshannon Genealogy and History" available to purchase in The Novel Idea, Ballyshannon Museum, O'Neill's, Cleary's and Local Hands in Ballyshannon. Available also in Four Master's Bookshop in Donegal Town. For postal details contact anthonyrbegley@hotmail.com

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