25. 02. 2016
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28/02/16: Binion Hill (Clonmany) Field Survey and Hill Walk

Join us for a fantastic walk up an historical hill. Binion Hill boasts great views, and lots of sites of historical interest, some of which we will be measuring and photographing. We’ll also...

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15. 01. 2016
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Easter Rising 1916: Workshop, Lecture and Debate to Mark the Centenary

  A full day of events will take place at the Exchange on Saturday 23rd April from 10am until 4.30pm. These events are free to attend with tea/coffee and a sandwich lunch provided....

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15. 01. 2016
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Saturday, 16 January, 2016: Members night out!

  An invite to all our members to join us in O’Flaherty’s Bar (Buncrana) for some festive drinks to celebrate the end of a fantastic year. We couldn’t do it without you! See...

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09. 12. 2015
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WIHHS HQ (The Exchange) WINNER OF Better Together Award 2015

The Exchange 2015 winner of the Better Together Video Competition The Exchange (our HQ) won a national Better Together Award in Dublin Castle earlier this evening!!! Thanks goes out to all who voted...

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02. 12. 2015
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WIHHS present: ‘Wee Bit of Everything’ Table Quiz (The Exchange: Dec 10 2015)

West Inishowen History and Heritage Society presents its annual Christmas quiz. Taking place Thursday 10th December in The Exchange, with Dermot Quigley as your quizmaster this is sure to be a night not...

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30. 11. 2015
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WE WON!!!! National Heritage Awards 2015

First prize in the ‘Cool for Kids’ category for our Family Fun Day From the National Heritage Week Website: ‘The West Inishowen History and Heritage Society Family Fun Day The West Inishowen History...

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10. 11. 2015
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Vote For Us!

Dear friends, as you probably already know, we are based in The Exchange Community Centre, Buncrana. At the moment The Exchange is second in the entire country with regard to votes in the...

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09. 11. 2015
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The 1930s Folklore Commission and West Inishowen: 19 Nov 2015 (19.10-21.00)

The Exchange, Castle Avenue, Buncrana, 19 November 2015, 19.10-21.00 An introductory talk about the Folklore Commission in West Inishowen during the late 1930s from WIHHS chairperson Dr Michael Liam Gorry, and reading of...

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27. 10. 2015
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Our Facebook Page

  Although everything we do goes up on our website don’t forget that we also have a very busy Facebook page (Facebook name – West Inishowen History and Heritage Society) where a lot...

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27. 10. 2015
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Heritage Evening, Thursday, 29 October 2015, The Exchange, Buncrana

Great history and heritage talks coming up this Thursday evening (Oct 29) featuring Max Adams from the Bernician Studies Group (UK) and our own John Hegarty. Free admission, The Exchange Buncrana, 7 pm...

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29. 09. 2015
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A great opportunity for all historians and enthusiasts in West Inishowen

Inishowen Development Partnership in Collaboration with Bernician Studies Group /Lands of Éogain Project, are delivering an Inishowen Heritage Autumn School Training course in “Early Medieval Lives and Landscapes” starting 27th -30th October 2015...

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29. 08. 2015
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Bernician Studies Group: Lands of Éogain Festival, August 2015

  West Inishowen History & Heritage Society are heavily involved in the Lands of Éogain Festival (run by the Bernician Studies Group from Northumbria in the UK) his year. So come along and...

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30. 05. 2015
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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
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Summer School June 2015

June 4-11, 2015: 5th Annual West Inishowen History and Heritage Summer School: Living Stones   Summer School Schedule: Thursday, June 4, 2015 (7.00 pm-9.00 pm): Opening Ceremony – Summer School Opening Speech by Chairperson Dr...

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30. 05. 2015
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Amazing Grace Festival 2015

Amazing Grace Festival 2015 (8th-12th April) A look back at the festival by Ruth Garvey-Williams All photos by Adam Rory Porter & Andrew Garvey-Williams Wednesday 8 April: Firework Display and Opening Celebration Over 1,200 people...

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