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Stories count: 37
  1. (no title)

    About fifty years ago a young man lived with his father, mother, and brother in Cashelcraw, Carndonagh.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Greta Dever
    Informant
    Mrs J. Dever
    Age
    55
  2. Death Signs

    About eighty years ago a woman who had been away in America for a long time wrote home to her parents who were living beside the convent in Carndonagh, informing them that she was coming home to pay them a visit.

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mr Henry Doherty
    Age
    65
  3. (no title)

    About five years ago a man named Neil Doherty who lived in Glack, in the parish of Carndonagh had some land in the "Buildings" and a man named Mr Doogen bought it with the intention of growing hay.

    Language
    English
  4. (no title)

    One time there was a man and he lived in Trenbane near Carndonagh. He went away to America and some years after he came home and he was very rich.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Maggie Doherty
    Informant
    Bernard Doherty
    Age
    circa 72
    Occupation
    farmer
  5. (no title)

    Out at the Mein in the district of Glenagannon, Carndonagh there is a big rock which is a giant was supposed to throw from the top of Sliabh Sneachta.

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Eliza Doherty
    Age
    42
  6. (no title)

    On the river of Glenagannon, Carndonagh, there is a rock with a little well in the middle of it which is called the "Warty Well".

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Eliza Doherty
    Age
    42
  7. (no title)

    It is said that the bell which now occupies the Belfry of the Protestant Church at Carndonagh was formerly in use in the catholic church before the sixteenth century.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Dympna Doherty
    Informant
    John Kearney
    Age
    84
    Occupation
    farmer
  8. (no title)

    In the penal days when the priests were being hunted, a priest used to hide in a house now called Fairview, near Carndonagh, Co Donegal.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Roseanne Clingain
    Informant
    George Clingain
    Age
    40
  9. (no title)

    It was customary with the old people to get up very early on the first morning of May in order to see the first morning smoke in the chimneys about fifty years ago there lived an old woman in Strass, two miles outside Carndonagh, Co Donegal.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Mary Josephine Doherty
    Informant
    Eddie Doherty
    Age
    59
    Occupation
    farmer
  10. (no title)

    Once upon a time - perhaps sixty years ago - there was a branch bank in one of the townlands near Carndonagh, and the bank managers went on his trap once a week to this branch bank.

    Language
    English
  11. (no title)

    One time there was a large house, situated in Glenmakee, in the parish of Carndonagh, and it was supposed to be haunted by a protestant minister whose name I am unable to find.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Maeve Doogan
    Informant
    Ellen Doherty
    Age
    24
  12. Old Irish Tale

    Once upon a time there were two men which lived in the north of Donegal and one day they went to Carndonagh together for a walk.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Jim Smith
  13. (no title)

    My father, William Doherty, Pound St, Carndonagh still alive aged 73, born 1865 often told us when children that his forefathers came from Bun na Coilleadh, Urris Clonmany.

    Language
    English
    Informant
    William Doherty
    Age
    73
  14. A Story

    In one of St Columbkille's prophecies he foretold that the first man to climb the hill outside Carndonagh would be riding on a white horse.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Arthur Peoples