29. 12. 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Photo of Dunree Fort by M L Gorry © 2016 Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from all at West Inishowen History & Heritage Society.  Thank you all for a great year full...

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10. 12. 2016
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WIH&HS Annual Christmas Quiz (16 December 2016)

You are all warmly invited to our annual Christmas Quiz on Friday 16 December 2016 (The Exchange, Castle Avenue, Buncrana). There will be fantastic prizes on the night, and lots of laughs from...

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03. 12. 2016

Buncrana Christmas Tree Festival (2-4 December 2016)

Open today (Sat) and tomorrow (Sun) 11am – 7pm in St. Mary’s Oratory, Christchurch, and the Exchange! Don’t miss it! Buncrana Christmas Tree Festival will run from 2 – 4 December 2016 and...

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15. 07. 2016
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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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15. 07. 2016
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‘Festival of Archaeology 2016’: Sat 23rd July 2016 – Guildhall (10:00-17:00)

WIHHS will be manning a stall showcasing recent discoveries by the society at the ‘Festival of Archaeology 2016’: Guildhall (Derry~Londonderry), Sat 23rd July 2016 (10:00-17:00). We appear in conjunction with the Tower Museum. Join us and a whole host of archaeologists/heritage experts as...

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18. 06. 2016

National Heritage Week 2015 Awards (June 2016)

On behalf of WIHHS Chairman Dr Michael Liam Gorry and fellow committee members Andrew Garvey-Williams and John Hegarty attended the Heritage Council Awards 2015 ceremony in Kilkenny to receive the ‘Cool for Kids’...

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14. 06. 2016
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National Heritage Week Award for Best Children’s Event 2015

This Thursday (June 16th) our Chairperson Michael L Gorry, our Vice Chair John Hegarty and our Treasurer Andrew-Garvey Williams travel to the Heritage Council’s HQ in Kilkenny in order to collect the award...

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09. 06. 2016
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WIHHS 2016 Summer School (June 21-26)

  Printable poster available here: WIHHS Summer School June 2016 More information available from our Facebook page

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30. 04. 2016
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The Battle of Killard (Dunree, Desertegeny)

The Battle of Killard How an Inishowen chieftain changed the course of Irish history in 926 This article originally appeared in the ‘Inish Times’ in 2015 By Roisin Henderson (reporter) FORGET Clontarf, an...

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29. 04. 2016

Amazing Grace Festival 2016 Report

  REPORT by Ruth Garvey-Williams An overview of the 4th annual Amazing Grace Festival   “Home” Art Exhibition – Opening Night Friday 1 April Attendance:  circ. 50 people (mainly artists and their families)...

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25. 04. 2016
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23/04/2016 – Easter Rising 1916: Workshop, Lecture & Debate to mark the centenary

A fantastic day of interactive events and a public lecture/debate facilitated and led by Dr Adrian Grant WIH&HS/University of Ulster. We got to see medals from the 1930s, hear about what life was...

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25. 04. 2016
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WIH&HS spring raffle winner

The winner of our spring raffle (held at our 1916 event on Saturday 23 April 2016) for a fantastic framed photo of St Mura’s cross slab (kindly donated by Adam Rory Porter from Pixcam Buncrana)...

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08. 04. 2016
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Bank of Ireland: Buncrana Enterprise Town Saturday, 16/04/2016 (The Plaza, Main Street, Buncrana: 11am-3pm)

Saturday, 16 April, 2016 (The Plaza, Main Street, Buncrana: all day): Bank of Ireland: Buncrana Enterprise Town. Come along and get further information on the work of WIH&HS or sign up to become a member...

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25. 03. 2016
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Donegal/Inishowen Evictions Talk: 05/04/2016 – Amazing Grace Festival 2016

  As part of this year’s Amazing Grace Festival, which is exploring the issue of homelessness, the West Inishowen History and Heritage Society is hosting this special talk: Donegal Evictions Homelessness is not a...

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25. 02. 2016

WIH&HS 2015 Review Leaflet Now Available

Please click the following link to access our 2015 review leaflet: WIHHS 2015 review leaflet To see all out previous leaflets please click here

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