Spring Excursion to Rathmullan and Letterkenny
Date: Friday, April 20th – Sunday, April 22nd, 2007
Fifty members and their guests took part in the Spring excursion of the year which was led by the President Aideen Ireland and organised by Conleth Manning. Headquarters for the two nights was the Radisson Hotel in Letterkenny.
Sites visited were as follows:
Friday 20 April: Tullyhogue Fort – inauguration place of the O’Neills, Beaghmore Stone Circles.
Saturday 21 April: Kilmacrenan church and Friary, Doon Rock – inauguration place of the O’Donnells, Doe Castle, Glenveagh Visitor Centre, Rathmullan – site of the departure of the Earls in 1607, Rathmullan Priory.
Sunday 22 April: Conwal Graveyard, Ulster American Folk Park, Donaghmore High Cross.
Speakers during the excursion were Conleth Manning, Past President and Charles Doherty, Joint Hon. Gen. Secretary.
An excursion booklet for this trip can be found by clicking the link below.
Rathmullan Field Guide by Charles Doherty