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Inishowen Welcomes Mabel Colhoun Exhibition

The Buncrana Library were delighted to welcome the temporary exhibition of artefacts and personal belongings of Heritage Pioneer; Mabel R. Colhoun. The collection is located within the Library offering both locals and visitors an opportunity to view a wonderful collection of objects. Launch Of Mabel Colhoun Exhibition; Buncrana Library, Inishowen Co. Donegal The exhibition launch […]


Hidden Archaeology In Inishowen

The “Morton God Dolmen” as it is known locally, is an impressive archaeological monument set in the ancient area of Eskaheen/Iskaheen. In the Irish language ‘Uisce Chaoin’ translates to mean “Pure Water”.The name is thought to have originated from a holy well in the area that had curative powers. Inishowen’s Largest Portal Tomb The monument […]


Cataloguing The Life And Work Of Mabel Colhoun (1905-1992)

The West Inishowen History and Heritage Society gave a fascinating talk at the Tower Museum in Derry City, about their ongoing work and experiences cataloging the Mabel Colhoun Archive. Two talks, delivered by the society’s Vice Chair; John McCarron and project Coordinator Dr Liam Gorry, provided an insight into the developments of the project and some […]


Celebrating The Life And Work Of Mabel Colhoun In Inishowen

The sun was shining on the Inishowen coast during the Lands Of Eogain event which celebrated the contribution of Mabel Colhoun to our understanding of heritage in Inishowen. The seminar was hosted in the beautiful Presbyterian Church and Hall in Lagg, Malin, a location with stunning views of Trawbreaga Bay. Crowds gathered, see below, at the […]


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