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On this day remembering one of the most exciting week-ends in Ballyshannon way back in 1844.
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On this Day 1st July (1844) the Circus Came to Ballyshannon
It is incredible to imagine that the circus visited
Ballyshannon before Famine times, 174 years ago, and that the town was in a
state of excitement which few occasions must have matched. Mary Anne Sheil was
a member of a prominent family whose diary gives u...
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Memories of Early Cinema, Drama, Gaelic Games, Eurovision in the oldest community hall in Ballyshannon
Assaroe Ceili Band Front: Cathal Flynn, Kevin O'Loughlin, Seamus Sweeney  Back: Cyril Curran, Peggy Kelly, John Tierney, Breege Curran and Patricia Sweeney  The Rock Hall has a long and continuous history in
providing a venue for parish and community activi...
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On National Famine Commemoration Day 12th May 2018 remember those from Bundoran, Kinlough, Belleek, Rossnowlagh, Ballintra and Ballyshannon areas  who were in the workhouse in Ballyshannon which opened 175 years ago this week. 
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Bundoran, Kinlough, Belleek, Rossnowlagh, Ballintra and Ballyshannon workhouse opened 175 years ago
Famine Orphan Girls Memorial Ballyshannon Only one in Ireland One
hundred and seventy five years ago, on the 8th May 1843, a workhouse serving
parts of Fermanagh, Leitrim and Donegal was opened in Ballyshannon. With the
passage of time the workhouse has bee...
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The First of May was a special time for the people in our area in bygone days. Learn about local customs for May Day -some very unusual ones were believed. 
Customs for May Day in the Ballyshannon area
Customs for May Day in the Ballyshannon area
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Customs for May Day
May Day Customs would have been popular in the 1920s in the  Back Street and in the town and countryside People long ago
had great faith in customs and traditions which were handed down through the
generations. People were also very much in tune with the se...
Customs for May Day
Customs for May Day
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The tunnels in Munday's G.A.A. pitch in Ballyshannon has been a source of mystery for generations. Find out what the tunnels were used for in this blog on Ballyshannon Musings
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The Mystery of the Tunnels in Munday's G.A.A. Field in Ballyshannon
Munday's field on left of Famine Orphan Girls' Memoriala nd the workhouse. Fr. Tierney Park and Brothers' field on right Over
thirty years ago the Aodh Ruadh club in Ballyshannon purchased Munday’s field
in 1987 from a local shop- keeper and farmer, Joh...
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Remembering St. Patrick's Well in Ballyshannon on St. Patrick's Day 2018 with 7 images of the well and a short account of how the station worked.
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