15. 07. 2016

National Heritage Week 2016 (August 20th-28th): WIHHS events

National Heritage Week 2016 (August 20th-28th): WIHHS events  Printable Poster Available here: WIHHS National Heritage Week Poster 2016 Programme of events: Saturday, 20 August, 2016 (1.30 pm – 4.30 pm): ‘100 Years of Fun':...

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30. 05. 2015

National Heritage Week August 2015

August 22-30, 2015: National Heritage Week: West Inishowen History & Heritage Society Events Heritage Week Schedule: National Theme 2015 - ‘From mill to forge, from mind to hand – discovering Irelandʼs industrial past’  Saturday,...

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30. 05. 2015

President Higgins meets West Inishowen History & Heritage Society members: September 2014

President Michael D. Higgins’ visit to The Exchange: September 14th 2014   President Higgins being welcomed to the Exchange by Exchange Chairperson and West Inishowen History & Heritage Society committee member (and former...

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28. 08. 2013
Firing the gun

Firing of the guns at Dunree

Heritage Week came to an end with a “bang” on Sunday 25th August. Fort Dunree and West Inishowen History and Heritage group created a Family Fun event featuring the firing of the Dunree...

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27. 08. 2013
The burning of Derry

Cahir O’Doherty fights back

Two wonderful articles were written by Eilis Haden for the local newspapers, covering this event. Please find them below the photos.       Remembering Sir Cahir Battle Roars Across The Swilly Last...

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27. 08. 2013
Frog on the rock art. Only our Terry Tedstone could spot a creature so small.

Fieldtrip to the rock art at the Isle of Doagh

This year’s Heritage Week started with our first guided fieldtrip to the rock art at the Isle of Doagh and Straths. There was such great interest to see the often difficult to find...

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02. 08. 2013
Captain William Smith's drawing of Elagh Castle

Reading before the rebellion – Cahir Rua O’Doherty and Henry Docwra

For this year’s Heritage Week we present rock art, rebellion and roaring guns. Much will be heard and seen of Cahir Rua O’Doherty, last of the Gaelic chieftains of Inishowen and Henry Docwra,...

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07. 08. 2012
Heritage Week Poster 2012

Heritage Week Events 2012

National Heritage Week runs from 18-26 August this year and WIHH will be running a number of events throughout the week. As always, we will be offering our guided historical walking tours of...

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