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A Trek through Time Exhibition- Donegal County Archives Touring Exhibition

A Trek through Time Images from Donegal County Archives: An Exhibition  

Taispeántas: Turas tríd an stair : Íomhánna as Cartlann Contae Dhún na nGall

 

What is the Exhibition about?

This colourful exhibition curated by Donegal County  Archives (The Archives Service of Donegal County Council) is a touring exhibition consisting of 12 pull up stands, each based on a collection or theme strongly represented in the County Archives collection. These are: Arts & the Archives; Donegal Grand Jury; The Railways of Co. Donegal; Schools & Schooling in Co. Donegal; The Joseph Murray Collection; The Workhouses of Donegal; The GAA in Co. Donegal; Exotic and Eccentric Donegal; Donegal Archives of Emigration; Maps of Donegal; Elections & the Electorate; Ladies of Donegal.

 

View the exhibition in English or Irish below:

 

Trek through Time Exhibition in English

 

Turas trĂ­d an stair as Gaeilge

 

Summary of the Exhibition

 

The exhibition explores many of the themes and historical events of significance from the past 250 years in County Donegal through original archives such as photographs, letters, posters, official documents, public notices, flyers, maps, plans, memos, notes and newspaper articles, all from the Donegal County Archives Collection. The purpose of the exhibition is to showcase the variety of interesting and attractive archival collections held by the service and to introduce archival material to as wide an audience as possible, including interested researchers, local people, heritage and history groups, teachers and students and visitors to the county. It aims to increase awareness of local archives and local history and demonstrate their inherent value.  

The exhibition is freely available for heritage centres, libraries, public service centres, museums, community centres etc., and there are two sets, one in English and one in Irish.

For more information, please contact the Archives Service, 074 91 72490 or archivist@donegalcoco.ie

 

To view some of the images from the Exhibition go to : www.facebook.com/DonegalCountyArchives

 

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