Sources and Links
Martin McGinley for article on William Allingham "The poet who loved Ballyshannon" Donegal News 14 /10/2005
"A walking guide to Ballyshannon" compiled by Historic Ballyshannon, published by Historic Ballyshannon Committee 2000
"The Port of Ballyshannon" and other related items written by renowned local historian John Cunningham, Donegal Annual # 52, 2000.
All archival records relating to the 5 towns were accessed in the County Donegal Archives, The Three Rivers Centre, Lifford, Co Donegal by kind premission of Ms Niamh Brennan, Donegal County Archivist.
Joe McGarrigle, Erne Fishery case from "Donegal Profiles" published by Geraldine McGarrigle, 1987
Anthony Begley, past president of the Donegal Historical Society for "The mystery of the burial ground at Ballyhanna"from the Donegal Democrat's supplement 2005-10-27, and for all his help in providing Ballyshannon-related photographs to the project.
"Donegal South of the Gap" by former Donegal County Librarian Liam Ronayne and artist Brian Gallagher. 2000. Cottage Publications, Donaghadee, Co Down N I
Barton & Guestier article by Daniel Browne in the Donegal Democrat 20/11/03
"The Old Meeting House Ramelton, a project for restoration", Mary Haggan,
Lindel Buckley, Kaikora, New Zealand for kindly supplying a photo of the old warehouses on Ramelton Quay. Check her prolific genealogy website devoted to the parish of Gartan, Co Donegal:
Liam Ronayne and Pat Crowley for article and paintings of Ramelton, and the Old Meetinghouse, "The Donegal Highlands" Cottage Publications, 1998 as before.
"Inishowen; paintings and stories from the Land of Eoghan", Sean Beattie Cottage Publications 2000, as before.
"Rekindling a dying heritage", Evelyn Ruddy author and publisher 1999 Donal Mac Poilin, Moville. Co Donegal "The Drontheim; forgotten sailing boat of the north Irish Coast."
Judith Hoad "This is Donegal Tweed," Shoestring Publications, ltd, Inver, Co Donegal 1987,
Helen Sweeney "The Day of the Straws June 1832" Dearcadh – the Ardara view 2001
Lochlann McGill. "In Conall's Footsteps" Brandon Books 1992
Raphoe Guild of the ICA "About Raphoe" DLDC 2002
The Donegal Historical Society's "Donegal Annual" for much of the historic information relating to the 5 Heritage Towns
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