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A Guide to Tracing your Donegal Ancestors Paperback – January 1, 1995

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 94 pages
  • Publisher: Flyleaf Press (January 1, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 095084666X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0950846668
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,046,103 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Reviews of teh FIRST edition included: 'Excellent little guide' (New York Genealogical and Biographical Record)'..a book which lives up to its title. It is a thorough guide to resources available to researchers of Donegal' (Connecticut Nutmegger)A"..a handy guide setting out what is available and where to find it' Ireland of the Welcomes (1997) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Helen Meehan (nee Montgomery) was born in Co. Donegal and graduated as a Primary School Teacher in 1957. She retired as a teacher in September 1998. She is an active member, and current President of the Donegal Historical Society, which she joined in 1960. She has been a regular speaker at the Society's Seminars and has also lectured to other groups She has published in The Donegal Annual, Bealoideas (University College Dublin), Due North - Journal of the Federation of Ulster Local Studies (Belfast), Journal of Clan Montgomery in the USA, The Spark (Enniskillen) as well as many local history productions commemorating school reunions, church centenaries, etc. In 2005 Helen published her 728 page A"Inver Parish in HistoryA". Helen is married to John - and lives in Mountcharles, Co. Donegal and has four grown up children; Dr. Eucharia, Rosaire, Edward and Roberta.Godfrey Duffy is a writer and lecturer on Irish family history. He lives in Newcastle, UK. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Carol Queen on April 9, 2000
Format: Paperback
Tracing Your Donegal Ancestors is the Basic Tool for doing Donegal, Ireland research. If you could only buy one book, this is the one you want. Mr. Duffy has provided numerous tips and resources, as well as some "not too well known" resources. A MUST HAVE!
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