Events and History from Gelvin, Dungiven, Co. Derry, Ireland.
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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.…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2018 at 12:13pm
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 on October 13, 2013 at 7:43pm
Saturday 24th March was a momentous day for Gelvin Historical Society. This was the day they launched their book GELVIN THE HOME PLACE. The event which was held in the Library Main Street Dungiven was very well supported by all age groups. Martin McDonald from The Heritage Lottery Fund and John Hamilton from Causeway Museum Service were in attendance. Martin McDonald officially launched the book by presenting the first issue to Paddy Mullan from…Continue
Posted on March 31, 2012 at 9:30am
We will launch GELVIN THE HOME PLACE, a history of the area covering the 100+ years after the great famine, on Saturday 24th March 2012 at 12 noon in The Library Main Street Dungiven. Everyone is welcome to come along.
Books can be ordered by post from Eugene McCloskey, 191 Legavallon Road, Dungiven BT47 4QW and will also be available in local outlets following the launch. They can also be ordered by telephone (please see the accompanying press release document).…Continue
Posted on March 19, 2012 at 10:44am
I think you have it covered!!
The book is brilliant. Great work by all concerned.
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 are. You folks did a great job on this book. I found it very interesting! Peter Lapointe
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