History

A selection of articles detailing the history of Gweedore. If you have anything to contribute to the history section we would be most grateful. Please email admin@gweedore.net

For further historical information try: The Gweedore Project – Includes a History of Gweedore

Gaoth Dobhair by Land and Sea

A compelling account of Gaoth Dobhair’s recent history by Cait McBride. Reproduced with the kind permission of Cait’s sister Veronica as a tribute to the memory of her late sister. This generous act is much appreciated and ensures that many more people will be able to enjoy this wonderful book. About the Author: Cait Nic …

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Scoil Phádraig 1882 – 2008

School: Dore; ESTB 1882 Parish: Tullaghabegly Roll No: 4741 The above is from the school register for the 19th century. The educational system at the time was through the medium of English although, the pupils and their parents spoke only in their native Gaelic language. On the 2nd July, 1907 Patrick Pearse returned to Donegal …

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The History of Gweedore Videos

A history of Gweedore told through Irish in three video instalments. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:

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