04. 06. 2013

Summer School 2013

****** ****** Thursday, June 13 John Hegarty: The Battle of Binion @ The Coffee Cup A most interesting discovery was made 2 years ago about the somewhat mislaid location of the battle of...

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21. 05. 2013

The lost rock art of Magheranaul

Inish Times, Tuesday, 21 May 2013. By Roisin McLaughlin

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16. 05. 2013

Prehistoric stones & rock art in Straths by Bauke Roof

Prehistoric stones & rock art in Straths, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal By Bauke Roof, May 2013 Introduction The townland of Straths is mostly composed of farmland with plenty of rock outcrops and big boulders....

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07. 04. 2013
St. Mura's Cross Fahan

Fieldtrip to Inishowen 1915

An excursion was made in July 1915 by members of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland to Inishowen. The account of this trip was given by Henry S. Crawford, B.E., M.R.I.A, Member....

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02. 04. 2013
Amazing Grace Festival 2013

Amazing Grace Festival 4-8 April 2013

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22. 03. 2013
Equinox at the Grianán March 2013

Spring Equinox at Grianán

The alignment of the monument, know as Grianán of Aileach, to the rising sun at the equinoxes was observed again on March 21.  That the monument was aligned to two important dates, spring...

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08. 03. 2013
Carrickabraghy Castle

February talk: Carrickabraghy

The guest speaker for our talk on Thursday, 28th February 2013 was Marius Ó hEarcáin from the Carrickabraghy Restoration Society – a project that has received great support within and outside Inishowen for...

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06. 03. 2013
St. Mura's Bell

The Abbey of Fahan

The little booklet, published by William J.Doherty in 1881, about the Abbey of Fahan is available online to view and download from the UCD Digital Library  

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25. 08. 2012

Lough Swilly Hotel in Old Photos

The people of Buncrana watched in shock as the Lough Swilly hotel went up in flames early on Wednesday morning. The building had fallen into a state of disrepair recently but these photos...

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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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18. 07. 2012
David's chariot

Chariot fires into Shore Front

From The Inish Times – Tuesday, 17th July 2012 Roisin McLaughlin Living history showcase to take place in Buncrana Revellers at the upcoming Buncrana Music Festival will be in for a treat this...

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18. 07. 2012
Photograph: David Porter

Defending Aileach

From The Inish Times – Tuesday, 3rd July 2012 Roisin McLaughlin Fort may not have been fort after all Further evidence to indicate Grianan Fort may not be a fort after all –...

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18. 07. 2012

Defending Aileach

Our next big event will be this living history display. Come along for a great day out.

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21. 05. 2012

Summer School 2012 – Events & Speakers


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01. 05. 2012
WIHH Opposes Abolition of History Courses at Magee College

WIHH Opposes Abolition of History Courses at Magee College

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________ A Public Statement by the West Inishowen History & Heritage Group   “Relocation of History Courses to Coleraine” Outline of our concerns at University of Ulster’s plans to move all history courses...

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