Browse Items (14 total)

  • Tags: County Donegal

An account of the outflow from Lough Derg reaching the ocean in the Foyle Valley at Derry

A description of Lough Derg and its Pilgrimage in the American Donahoe's Magazine

"The Friary is a townland on Killymard ([Cill O mBárd]) side of Lough Eske. It was here the Friars settled when banished from Donegal and ministered to the spiritual wants of the neigh-bouring districts.

There is now no sign of a church or…

"There is a good deal of land [in the disctrict of Cullion] which is mountainous and some good land for the potato crop. There is a small wood growing in it. There is one river and a lake in the mountainous part. The river is the Termon river which…

"The county boundary of Fermanagh runs in the centre of a stream 40 feet wide flowing from north east to south west for 10 miles and turning the mill above the village, passes through Pettigo and falls into Lough Erne at Burnfoot..."

"[Lough Derg] and [the River Derg] empty themselves into the Mourne and finally mingle with the ocean at Magilligan…"

"The river dividing the counties of Tyrone and Donegal on the north mearing of Templecarn receives the drainage of Lough Derg..."