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


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Posted by Sean O'Connor on September 7, 2016 at 9:04am

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…

Posted by Bill Mullan on July 11, 2014 at 10:53am — 1 Comment


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


My great great grandparents William Fowler (a carpenter) and Jane (Jeanie) McGonigal married at the Parish Church in parish of Dungivan in 1850. They lived at Ballyness, Parish of Dungivan. In the 1901 census they were living at house 32 in Ballyness, Gelvin. Jeanie died in 1902. I have not been able to find William's death date.

William's father was Joseph Fowler (a labourer) and Jeanie's father was Michael McGonigal (also a labourer).

Their son William Fowler (my great grand…


Posted by Heather Moore on June 15, 2013 at 6:20am



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