David Donegan

An excerpt from Dingle People; Farmers, Fishermen, Families & Friends.


My great-grandfather James Donegan was born in Causeway in 1839. He married Mary O’Connor in 1865. Their son David was an accomplished ....

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Michael Ferriter

An excerpt from Dingle People; Farmers, Fishermen, Families & Friends.

John Ferriter was my grandfather. He came from the village of Ballinrannig. 
His family lived mostly by fishing from the naomhóg. He married Máig O’Leary...

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Bottle Boy, Blind Lobsters and Barring Orders

An excerpt from Dingle before Fungi Came to Town.

My introduction to the family business coincided with the inauguration of the Dingle agricultural show in 1964....

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Destination Rolestown (1984) – Week One.

An excerpt from Farewell to Kilossery 

A brief sojourn at the chalkface in Fatima Mansions was a worthwhile experience,
but with no prospects ....

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