Gelvin Community Association

Events and History from Gelvin, Dungiven, Co. Derry, Ireland.

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Patricia (O'Hagan) Annett is now a member of Gelvin Community Association
May 4, 2016
Peter J Lapointe left a comment for Eugene McCloskey
"Eugene, my mother was Susan O'Hagan who married Louis Lapointe. My cousin Dan O'Hagan indicated that you may be updating  Gelvin: The Home Place. I would like to update my mother's information. Please let me know what the plans…"
Apr 15, 2016
Russell Gordon McQuoid is now a member of Gelvin Community Association
Mar 30, 2016
Victor Irwin is now a member of Gelvin Community Association
Jan 9, 2016
Profile IconAnthony (Tony) O'Farrell and Bronagh Rafferty joined Gelvin Community Association
Apr 27, 2015
Eugene McCloskey commented on Bill Mullan's blog post Frank Mullan Drumgavanney Upper
"Thanks Bill for this lovely story."
Sep 18, 2014
Phil Mullan posted photos
Sep 13, 2014
Phil Mullan posted a status
"Phil and Janet Mullan and the Tampa Mullans --Dave, MaryFran, Andrew and Eric visited Drumsurn and Limavady in June 2014"
Sep 13, 2014
Patsy McNicholl posted photos
Jul 23, 2014
Bill Mullan posted a blog post

Frank Mullan Drumgavanney Upper

MullanweddingNov1914.jpg My name is Bill Mullan and I am from Kilkenny and I currently live in Dublin. My grandfather ,Frank Mullan , came from Drumgavanney Upper and he relocated in 1914 to Kilkenny when he a married my grandmother. She had inherited the family farm as a result off the death of her only brother in a horse riding accident.The families were acquainted through farming and…See More
Jul 11, 2014
Eugene McCloskey posted photos
Jun 8, 2014
Patricia Ann Absalom posted photos
May 23, 2014
Patricia Ann Absalom posted a status
"My Great Grandfather Absolem Brown lived in Limavady and I am thrilled to be able to read up about the Gelvin area."
May 23, 2014
Patricia Ann Absalom is now a member of Gelvin Community Association
May 23, 2014
Eugene McCloskey posted photos
Mar 23, 2014
 

Blog Posts

CHARITY HIKE AT BENBRADAGH

This very successful event was held yesterday in aid of Mary Mullan's children in Guatemala appeal. The weather was fair, the craic mighty and the refreshments out of this world. Thanks to all who participated, donated and helped in any way. A few pictures taken on the day are attached.…

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Posted by Eugene McCloskey on October 1, 2018 at 12:13pm

CHARITY HIKE Sunday 30th Sept 2018

CHARITY HIKE. In June of this year, volcano Fuego erupted in Guatemala devastating large areas of that country. The village of El Rodeo, being in the direct path of the lava flow, suffered greatly. Many lost their lives, homes and animals. 

Local volunteer, Mary Mullan, will return to El Rodeo in December to meet with families currently living in shelters and temporary dwellings and will assist in whatever way she can.

So please come along on Sunday…

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Posted by Sean O'Connor on September 27, 2018 at 4:31pm

Frank Mullan Drumgavanney Upper

 
My name is Bill Mullan and I am from Kilkenny and I currently live in Dublin.
 
My grandfather ,Frank Mullan , came from Drumgavanney Upper and he relocated in 1914 to Kilkenny when he a married my grandmother. She had inherited the family farm as a result off the death of her only brother in a horse riding…
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Posted by Bill Mullan on July 11, 2014 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

BOOK-GELVIN THE HOME PLACE

A limited number of copies of this book, which was published in March 2012, remain and can be had from Waterstones Coleraine, Limavady Arts & Cultural centre or by telephoning 02877742377. It is likely to be completely sold out within the next 4/6 weeks.  

Posted by Eugene McCloskey on October 13, 2013 at 7:43pm

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