Donegal County Archives has produced a number of publications relating to the history and archives of Donegal.
Our booklet on the history and heritage of Malin Head, published in 2014 Malin Head: An Enchanting Place, A Colourful Past is accessible via pdf or in hard copy. This booklet was researched and written by Irene Haggan for Donegal County Archives in 2014.
Buncrana Urban District/Town Council: A Short History
Our booklet on the history of Buncrana Town Council (formerly Urban District Council), published in 2014, is available via pdf or in hard copy. This booklet was researched and written by the archivist Niamh Brennan for Donegal County Archives in 2014.
Archives of the Gaelic Athletic Association County Board
Please find link here to this publication which gives a short history of the GAA in Ireland and in Donegal, and lists the archives held by Donegal County Archives, which were donated to Donegal County Archives by the County Board of the GAA and listed. Archives are available for viewing at the Archives research room in Lifford, by prior appointment.
The Archives Service Resources for Teachers in the Classroom
The Archives Service has produced a series of education packs based on local sources. These packs are ideal for study in a classroom setting for both older primary students and second level students of history, and their teachers. The packs which could assist leaving students’ Research study or Documents based study.
Donegal County Archives Schools Facsimile Pack (online in Irish and English, based on primary school history curriculum.)
Flight of the Earls Document Study Pack (for second level students available from the Archives office.)
Flight of the Earls Document Study Pack (for primary students, available from Donegal Education Centre.)
Ulster Plantation Document Study pack (available from the Archives office.)
A Decade of Change, Donegal and Ireland, 1912 – 1923 Document Study pack (available from the Archives office.)
Other Archives Service publications
Teachers’ Guide to Sources in Donegal County Archives
(for pdf see under Education in this website.)
Across the Atlantic: Emigrating from Moville and Derry: Book of articles on emigration from Co Donegal & Derry- also available in hard copy from the Archives Service.
BUNCRANA URBAN DISTRICT/TOWN COUNCIL: A SHORT HISTORY
Donegal County Archives has produced a short history of the earlier years of Buncrana Urban District (later Town) Council to celebrate its centenary in 2014, and also to mark its demise this year as a local authority.
Earlier this year Donegal County Library and Museum, in association with the Archives, had exhibitions to mark the histories of Letterkenny and Bundoran Town Councils.
A pdf of the Buncrana booklet is now available on this website, and hard copies are available on request from the Archivist.
The booklet was researched and written by Niamh Brennan, archivist.