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Mevagh Parish Photographs

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New Photographs

 

Downings Pier

Submitted by Eleanor

 

It shows Ghaniamore mountain and to the right, Crock-a-Doon hillock, which leads over to Magherabeg (at the top of the rise)

Larganreagh townland starts near the beach and leads up to Magherabeg,  before reaching the mountain of Ghaniamore

This area is were her Grandmother Catherine was born, only a field away from the Old Mevagh Graveyard at Clontallagh

 

The stone anchor is a memorial for those who died in Sheephaven Bay,

so their names will be remembered

 

Eleanor is researching McElhinney from lower Mevagh, around Downings

If you can help Eleanor with her research, please email her

Downings

Submitted by Eleanor

 

A view of Downings pier and beach taken from the road just opposite the Rosapenna Golf Hotel

Old Mevagh graveyard at Clontallagh

Submitted by Eleanor

 

A view of the Mevagh graveyard, showing the Mevagh Cross

and the walls of the old Church

“Miobui”

Submitted by Eleanor

 

The townland stone of “Miobui”, Gaelic for Meevagh

   

Old Photographs

These are just a few photographs I have purchased or have been given

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Mevagh Cross & Lucky Stone

Downings Pier, early 1900s

Downings Pier, early 1900s

 

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