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Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge (English: The Irish Language University Academy) was established under the patronage of NUI Galway in 2004, to develop Irish-medium education.
Aldergrove (Na Fearnóga) is a townland sub-division in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Algae (singular alga) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus polyphyletic.
Alistair John Rowan is an Irish architectural historian, a professor and author of Irish architectural history and current Professor of History of Art at University College, Cork (U.C.C.).Official Website (Accessed 19 December 2010) Rowan was an architectural writer with Country Life before 1967, when he became Lecturer in Fine Art in the University of Edinburgh.
The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (SFC), the premier competition in Gaelic football, is an annual series of games played in Ireland and organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).
Altan are an Irish folk music band formed in County Donegal in 1987 by lead vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and her husband Frankie Kennedy.
The Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland (Annála Ríoghachta Éireann) or the Annals of the Four Masters (Annála na gCeithre Máistrí) are chronicles of medieval Irish history.
Antrim is a town and civil parish in County Antrim in the northeast of Northern Ireland, on the banks of the Six Mile Water, half a mile northeast of Lough Neagh.
Árainn Mhór (English name: Arranmore) is an island off the west coast of County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Éamon de Valera (first registered as George de Valero; changed some time before 1901 to Edward de Valera; 14 October 1882 – 29 August 1975) was a prominent statesman and political leader in 20th-century Ireland.
Ballybeg is an anglicisation of the Irish language term, Baile Beag, which means "Little Town".
Ballybofey is a town located on the south bank of the River Finn, County Donegal, Ireland.
Ballyliffin Golf Club is a golf club located in Ballyliffin, County Donegal, Ireland.
Ballyshannon is a town in County Donegal, Ireland.
Banagh (Báinigh) is a historic barony in County Donegal in Ireland.
In Ireland, a barony (barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties of England were divided.
A battalion is a military unit.
The Battle of Kilmacrennan was a skirmish fought near Kilmacrennan, County Donegal in 1608 during O'Doherty's Rebellion.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Belfast Central is a railway station serving the city of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Belfast Great Victoria Street is a major railway station serving the city centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Belfast International Airport is an airport northwest of Belfast in Northern Ireland.
The Belfast–Londonderry line (referred to as the Derry~Londonderry Line by NI Railways) runs from Belfast to Derry in Northern Ireland.
Blackrock is a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, northwest of Dún Laoghaire.
Blackstaff Press is a publishing company in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Blue Stack Mountains or Bluestack Mountains, also called the Croaghgorms, are the major mountain range in the south of County Donegal, Ireland.
Boylagh (Baollaigh) is a historic barony in County Donegal in Ireland.
Boyle is an Irish and Scottish surname of Gaelic or Norman origin.
Brian Patrick Friel (9 January 1929 – 2 October 2015), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland, was a dramatist, short story writer and founder of the Field Day Theatre Company.
An Bun Beag (anglicised as Bunbeg), meaning "the small river mouth", is a small Gaeltacht village and townland in County Donegal, Ireland.
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland.
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland.
Carndonagh is a town on the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland, close to Trawbreaga Bay.
Carraig Airt (anglicised as Carrigart or Carrickart) is a small Gaeltacht village in the Barony of Kilmacrenan to the north of County Donegal, Ireland.
Cathal Ó Searcaigh is one of the most significant poets of modern Irish.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Census of Ireland 2011 was held on Sunday, 10 April 2011.
The Central Statistics Office (CSO; An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh) is the statistical agency responsible for the gathering of "information relating to economic, social and general activities and conditions" in Ireland, in particular the National Census which is held every five years.
Charles Inglis (1734 – 24 February 1816) was an Irish clergyman who was consecrated the first Anglican Church of Canada bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: Kirk o Airlann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
City of Derry Airport is a regional airport located northeast of Derry, Northern Ireland.
Clannad are an Irish family band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal.
Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.
Cloughaneely (officially known by its Irish language name, Cloich Cheann Fhaola) is a district in the west of County Donegal, Ireland.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Coleraine railway station serves the town of Coleraine in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Colm McFadden (Colm Mac Pháidín; born 1982/1983) is a Gaelic footballer who plays at full forward for Naomh Mícheál and Donegal.
A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in criminal law enforcement.
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
Convoy (Irish: Conmhaigh, "plain of hounds") is a village in the east of County Donegal, Ireland, being located in the Finn Valley district.
Cork (from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a city in south-west Ireland, in the province of Munster, which had a population of 125,622 in 2016.
Cork University Press (CUP) is a publisher located in Cork, Ireland.
The corn crake, corncrake or landrail (Crex crex) is a bird in the rail family.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
The counties of Ireland (contaetha na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: coonties o Airlann) are sub-national divisions that have been, and in some cases continue to be, used to geographically demarcate areas of local government.
County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim)) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of and has a population of about 618,000. County Antrim has a population density of 203 people per square kilometre or 526 people per square mile. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, as well as part of the historic province of Ulster. The Glens of Antrim offer isolated rugged landscapes, the Giant's Causeway is a unique landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bushmills produces whiskey, and Portrush is a popular seaside resort and night-life area. The majority of Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is in County Antrim, with the remainder being in County Down. It is currently one of only two counties of Ireland to have a majority of the population from a Protestant background, according to the 2001 census. The other is County Down to the south.
The County Donegal Railways Joint Committee operated an extensive narrow gauge railway system serving county Donegal, Ireland, from 1906 until 1960.
County Dublin (Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a county in Ireland.
County Fermanagh is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland and one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Leitrim (Contae Liatroma) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.
County Londonderry (Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.
The Covenanters were a Scottish Presbyterian movement that played an important part in the history of Scotland, and to a lesser extent that of England and Ireland, during the 17th century.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Dactylorhiza purpurella, the northern marsh orchid, is an orchid native to Great Britain, Ireland and Denmark.
Daniel Francis Noel O'Donnell (born 12 December 1961) is an Irish singer, television presenter and philanthropist.
David Gallaher (30October 1873 – 4October 1917) was an Irish-born New Zealand rugby union footballer best remembered as the captain of the "Original All Blacks"—the 1905–06 New Zealand national team, the first representative New Zealand side to tour the British Isles.
David Steele, Sr. (2 November 1803 – 29 June 1887) was a Reformed Presbyterian or Covenanter minister.
Dáil Éireann (lit. Assembly of Ireland) is the lower house, and principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish legislature), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).
The Defence Forces (Fórsaí Cosanta, officially styled Óglaigh na hÉireann),Óglaigh na hÉireann derives its origins from the Irish Volunteers.
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (An Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta) is a department of the Government of Ireland.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Derry City Football Club (Cumann Peile Chathair Dhoire) is a professional football club based in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Doirí Beaga (anglicised as Derrybeg) (Small Oak), is a Gaeltacht village and townland in the parish of Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair) in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Derryveagh Mountains are the major mountain range in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Doherty is an Irish surname, part of the Doherty family.
Dominions were semi-independent polities under the British Crown, constituting the British Empire, beginning with Canadian Confederation in 1867.
Donegal or Donegal Town is a town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Donegal is a parliamentary constituency which is represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas, since the 2016 general election.
Donegal Airport (Aerfort Dhún na nGall) is located south-west of Bunbeg in Carrickfinn, a townland in The Rosses, a district in north-west County Donegal, Ireland.
Donegal Bay (Bá Dhún na nGall in Irish) is an inlet (or bay) in the northwest of Ireland.
Donegal Castle (Caisleán Dhún na nGall) is a castle situated in the centre of Donegal Town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Donegal County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.
Donegal County Council (Comhairle Contae Dhún na nGall) is the authority responsible for local government in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Donegal fiddle tradition is the way of playing the fiddle that is traditional in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Donegal County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Dhún na nGall) or Donegal GAA is one of the GAA's 32 county boards in Ireland.
The Donegal Senior Football Championship, currently sponsored as the Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure Donegal SFC, is an annual GAA competition between the highest-level Gaelic football clubs in Donegal.
Donegal tweed is a handwoven tweed manufactured in County Donegal, Ireland.
Dublin Castle (Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) off Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland, is a major Irish government complex, conference centre, and tourist attraction.
An Clochán Liath (called Dungloe or Dunglow in English) is a Gaeltacht town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
The Earagail Arts Festival (Féile Ealaíne an Earagail) is an annual festival which takes place in County Donegal, Ireland, every June or July.
The title Earl of Tyrconnell has been created four times in the Peerage of Ireland.
The Early Middle Ages or Early Medieval Period, typically regarded as lasting from the 5th or 6th century to the 10th century CE, marked the start of the Middle Ages of European history.
Edward "Eddie" Fullerton (1935 – 25 May 1991) was a Sinn Féin councillor from County Donegal, Ireland.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Eglinton (formerly known as Muff) is a village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin (anglicised as Enya Patricia Brennan; born 17 May 1961), known professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer, songwriter and musician.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
The European badger (Meles meles) also known as the Eurasian badger or simply badger, is a species of badger in the family Mustelidae and is native to almost all of Europe and some parts of West Asia.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
An Fál Carrach (anglicized as Falcarragh), sometimes called Na Crois Bhealaí ("the crossroads") is a small Gaeltacht town and townland in north-west County Donegal, Ireland.
Fanad (official name: Fánaid) is a peninsula that lies between Lough Swilly and Mulroy Bay on the north coast of County Donegal in Ireland.
Finn Harps Football Club (Cumann Peile Chláirsigh na Finne) are an Irish football club that will play in the First Division of the League of Ireland, as of 2018.
Fintown (officially known by its Irish name, Baile na Finne) is a small village and townland on the banks of Lough Finn in County Donegal, Ireland.
The Flight of the Earls (Irish: Imeacht na nIarlaí) took place on 4 September 1607, when Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone and Red Hugh O'Donnell, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, and about ninety followers left Ulster in Ireland for mainland Europe.
Four Courts Press is an Irish academic publishing house.
Francis Alison (1705–1779) was a leading minister in the Synod of Philadelphia during The Old Side-New Side Controversy.
Francis Makemie (1658–1708) was an Irish clergyman, considered to be the founder of Presbyterianism in United States of America.
Professor Frank McGuinness (born 1953) is an Irish writer.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
Freethought (or "free thought") is a philosophical viewpoint which holds that positions regarding truth should be formed on the basis of logic, reason, and empiricism, rather than authority, tradition, revelation, or dogma.
A Gaelcholáiste is a secondary level school in Ireland, both in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, outside Gaeltacht areas, where Irish is the primary language of teaching and communication.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA; Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, (CLG)) is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders.
Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport.
A Gaelscoil (plural: Gaelscoileanna) is an Irish-medium school in Ireland: the term refers especially to Irish-medium schools outside the Irish-speaking regions or Gaeltacht.
Gaeltacht (plural Gaeltachtaí) is an Irish-language word for any primarily Irish-speaking region.
Gaeltacht an Láir is an Irish-speaking area in central County Donegal, Ireland.
Gallagher (Ó Gallchobhair, Ó Gallchobhoir; Modern Ó Gallachóir) is an Irish Gaelic clan based most prominently in what is today County Donegal.
George Berkeley (12 March 168514 January 1753) — known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne) — was an Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the advancement of a theory he called "immaterialism" (later referred to as "subjective idealism" by others).
Gill is a publisher based in Park West, Dublin, Ireland, and is a publisher of nonfiction and educational books in Ireland.
Gleann Cholm Cille (anglicised as Glencolumbkille or Glencolmcille) is a coastal district in the southwest Gaeltacht of County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Glenties is a village in County Donegal, Ireland.
Glenveagh is the second largest national park in Ireland.
Glenveagh Castle (Caisleán Ghleann Bheatha) is a large castellated Mansion house built in County Donegal, Ireland in about 1870.
Goats Don't Shave are an Irish folk rock band formed in 1990.
The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance or Bilfawst Greeance) was a major political development in the Northern Ireland peace process of the 1990s.
Gort an Choirce or Gort a' Choirce or (anglicized as Gortahork, the name in Irish meaning The Field of Oats) is a village and townland in the northwest of County Donegal, Ireland.
The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
The Great Famine (an Gorta Mór) or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849.
The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (GNR(I) or GNRI) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland.
The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Gweedore (officially known by its Irish language name, Gaoth Dobhair) is an Irish-speaking parish located on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.
A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.
The High Sheriff of Donegal was the British Crown's judicial representative in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland, from the late 16th century until 1922, when the office was abolished in the new Irish Free State and replaced by the office of Donegal County Sheriff.
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
Hot Press is a fortnightly music and politics magazine based in Dublin, Ireland, founded in June 1977.
Hurling (iománaíocht, iomáint) is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
Inishbofin (Inis Bó Finne in Irish, meaning Island of the White Cow) is an island off the coast of Machaire Uí Rabhartaigh (Magheraroarty), County Donegal, Ireland.
Inishowen is a peninsula in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Irish establishment refers to the crown armies stationed in the Kingdom of Ireland between 1542 and 1801.
The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann; 6 December 192229 December 1937) was a state established in 1922 under the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921.
The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.
John Bowman PhD (born July 1942) is an Irish historian and a long-standing broadcaster and presenter of current affairs and political programmes with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
John Hume, KCSG (born 18 January 1937) is an Irish former politician from Derry, Northern Ireland.
John Toland (30 November 1670 – 11 March 1722) was an Irish rationalist philosopher and freethinker, and occasional satirist, who wrote numerous books and pamphlets on political philosophy and philosophy of religion, which are early expressions of the philosophy of the Age of Enlightenment.
Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.
Kelly is a surname in the English language.
Killybegs is a town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Kilmacrennan (Cill Mhic nÉanáin or Cill Mhic Réanáin) is a small village in County Donegal, Ireland.
Kinsale (meaning "Tide Head") is a historic port and fishing town in County Cork, Ireland, which also has significant military history.
A kite is a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the air to create lift and drag.
The Lagan Valley (Ulster Scots: Glen Lagan) is an area of Northern Ireland between Belfast and Lisburn.
The Laois County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Laois) or Laois GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Laois and the Laois inter-county teams.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The League of Ireland (Sraith na hÉireann), together with the Football Association of Ireland, is one of the two main governing bodies responsible for organising association football in the Republic of Ireland.
The League of Ireland Premier Division (Príomhroinn Sraith na hÉireann), also known as the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, is the top level division in both the League of Ireland and the Republic of Ireland football league system.
Letterkenny, nicknamed "the Cathedral Town", is the largest and most populous town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) (Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Leitir Ceanainn), formerly the Regional Technical College, Letterkenny and still occasionally referred to as The Regional, particularly by aged citizens, is a third level institution serving County Donegal and the north-west of Ireland.
Letterkenny RFC is a rugby union club based in County Donegal, Ireland.
Lifford (historically anglicised as Liffer) is the county town of County Donegal, Ireland.
Limavady is a market town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, with Binevenagh as a backdrop.
Limerick Football Club is an association football club based in Limerick, Ireland who play in the League of Ireland Premier Division.
This is a list of the counties of Ireland ordered by area.
This is a list of counties of Ireland ordered by population.
This is a link page for cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland, including townships or urban centres in Dublin and other major urban areas.
In Ireland, local government functions are mostly exercised by thirty-one local authorities, termed County, City, or City and County Councils.
The Local Government Reform Act 2014 is an act of the Oireachtas providing for a major restructuring of local government in the Republic of Ireland with effect from the 2014 local elections.
Loch is the Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Scots word for a lake or for a sea inlet.
The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company (The L&LSR, the Swilly) was an Irish public transport and freight company that operated in parts of County Londonderry and County Donegal between 1853 and 2014.
Londonderry Port, now operating as Foyle Port, is a port on Lough Foyle in Northern Ireland.
Londonderry Railway Station, known commonly as Waterside Railway Station, is a railway terminus in the city of Derry in Northern Ireland, on the east bank of the River Foyle.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of County Donegal.
Lough Foyle, sometimes Loch Foyle (or "loch of the lip"), is the estuary of the River Foyle, on the north coast of Ireland.
Lough Swilly in Ireland is a glacial fjord or sea inlet lying between the western side of the Inishowen Peninsula and the Fanad Peninsula, in County Donegal.
Malin Head (Cionn Mhálanna) is located on the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland and is the most northerly point of the island of Ireland.
The Mayo County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Maigh Eo) or Mayo GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Mayo and the Mayo inter-county teams.
McFadden is a Scottish and Irish patronymic surname meaning "son of little Patrick".
McGinley is a surname.
M(a)cLaughlin is the most common English form of Mac Lochlainn, a masculine surname of Irish origin.
Michael Lynch, FRHistS, FRSE, FSA Scot (born 15 June 1946) is a retired Scottish historian and a leading expert in the history of the Scottish Reformation and pre-modern urbanisation in the Scottish kingdom.
Michael Murphy (born 4 August 1989) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who captains Donegal.
Michael Joseph "Mickey Joe" Harte (born 1973), now simply known as Mickey Harte, is an Irish singer-songwriter.
Midlands–North-West is a constituency of the European Parliament in Ireland.
Milford or Millford, historically called Ballynagalloglagh, is a small town and townland in County Donegal, Ireland.
Errigal (possibly meaning "oratory") is a mountain near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland.
Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.
Moville (Magh Bhile, "the plain of the sacred tree" in the Irish language) is a coastal town located on the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, Ireland, close to the northern tip of the island of Ireland.
Muff is a village in County Donegal, Ireland.
A municipal district is a second-level local government area in Ireland which came into being on 1 June 2014, ten days after the local elections.
The National Football League (NFL; Sraith Náisiúnta Peile) is an annual Gaelic football competition between the senior county teams of Ireland plus London.
The National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) maintains a central database of the architectural heritage of the Republic of Ireland covering the period since 1700 in complement to the Archaeological Survey of Ireland, which focuses on archaeological sites of the pre-1700 period.
The National Roads Authority (NRA) (An tÚdarás um Bóithre Náisiúnta) was a state body in Ireland, responsible for the national road network.
The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.
Navvy, a shorter form of navigator (UK) or navigational engineer (US), is particularly applied to describe the manual labourers working on major civil engineering projects and occasionally (in North America) to refer to mechanical shovels and earth moving machinery.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
Newtown Cunningham, sometimes spelled Newtowncunningham or abbreviated to Newton, is a village in the Laggan district in the east of County Donegal, Ireland, located on the N13 road 18 km east of Letterkenny and 16 km west of Derry.
NI Railways, also known as Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) and for a brief period Ulster Transport Railways (UTR), is the railway operator in Northern Ireland.
The Nicky Rackard Cup (often referred to as the Rackard Cup) is the fourth-highest senior inter-county championship overall in hurling.
North West Regional College is a further education and higher education college in the north-west region of Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway; OÉ Gaillimh) is located in the city of Galway in the Ireland.
O'Doherty's rebellion took place in 1608 when the landowner Sir Cahir O'Doherty began an uprising against the authorities in the north-west of Ireland.
The O'Donnell dynasty (Ó Dónaill or Ó Domhnaill or Ó Doṁnaill; derived from the Irish name Domhnall, which means "ruler of the world", Dónall in modern Irish) were an ancient and powerful Irish family, kings, princes and lords of Tyrconnell (Tír Chonaill in Irish, now County Donegal) in early times, and the chief allies and sometimes rivals of the O'Neills in Ulster.
Omagh College of Further Education (often referred to as just Omagh College or "The Tech" by locals) is a college in Omagh, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Oxford Companions is a book series published by Oxford University Press, providing general knowledge within a specific area.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Patrick Joseph "Packie" "Pat" Bonner (born 24 May 1960) is an Irish retired football goalkeeper for Celtic.
In politics, a partition is a change of political borders cutting through at least one territory considered a homeland by some community.
The partition of Ireland (críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct jurisdictions, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland.
Patrick Timothy Crerand (born 19 February 1939), is a Scottish former footballer.
Patrick MacGill (24 December 1889 – 22 November 1963) was an Irish journalist, poet and novelist, known as "The Navvy Poet" because he had worked as a navvy before he began writing.
Paul Anthony Elliott Bew, Baron Bew (born 22 January 1950) is an historian and life peer.
Paul Joseph Brady (born 19 May 1947) is an Irish singer-songwriter and musician, whose work straddles folk and pop.
Peadar O'Donnell (Peadar Ó Domhnaill; 22 February 1893 – 13 May 1986) was one of the foremost radicals of 20th-century Ireland.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.
The Pevsner Architectural Guides are a series of guide books to the architecture of Great Britain and Ireland.
Phil Coulter (born 19 February 1942) is an Irish musician, songwriter and record producer.
The Plantation of Ulster (Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulstera province of Irelandby people from Great Britain during the reign of James VI and I. Most of the colonists came from Scotland and England, although there was a small number of Welsh settlers.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Since the early 17th-century there have been four Provinces of Ireland: Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Ramelton is a town in County Donegal, Ireland.
Raphoe is a town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Rathmullan is a small seaside village on the Fanad Peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland.
A rector is, in an ecclesiastical sense, a cleric who functions as an administrative leader in some Christian denominations.
The Reformed Presbyterian Church is a group of denominations following a Presbyterian form of Protestant Christianity.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
The River Erne (Abhainn na hÉirne or An Éirne) in the northwest of Ireland, is the second-longest river in Ulster.
The River Finn (Abhainn na Finne) is a river that flows through County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland and County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.
The River Foyle is a river in west Ulster in the northwest of the island of Ireland, which flows from the confluence of the rivers Finn and Mourne at the towns of Lifford in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, and Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.
Rosguill (Irish language and official name: Ros Goill) is a peninsula situated in north-north-west County Donegal, Ireland.
The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) (Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann), based in Dublin, is an all-Ireland independent academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, and humanities and social sciences.
The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
The Sam Maguire Cup, often referred to as Sam or The Sam (Corn Sam Mhic Uidhir), is the cup awarded to winners of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the premier "knockout" competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland.
Samuel Lewis (c.1782 – 1865) was the editor and publisher of topographical dictionaries and maps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Séamus Ó Grianna (17 November 1889–27 November 1969; locally known also as Jimí Fheilimí) was an Irish writer, who used the pen name Máire.
Séamus Coleman (born 11 October 1988) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Premier League club Everton and is captain of the Republic of Ireland national team.
Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.
Seosamh Mac Grianna (20 August 1900 – 11 June 1990) was an Irish writer.
Séamus John James Given (born 20 April 1976) is an Irish professional former footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
A shire is a traditional term for a division of land, found in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and some other English speaking countries.
The Siege or Battle of Kinsale (Léigear/Cath Chionn tSáile) was the ultimate battle in England's conquest of Gaelic Ireland, commencing in October 1601, near the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, and at the climax of the Nine Years War—a campaign by Hugh O'Neill, Hugh Roe O'Donnell and other Irish lords against English rule.
Sinn Féin (isbn) is a left-wing Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Sliabh Liag, sometimes Slieve League or Slieve Liag (Sliabh Liag), is a mountain on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal, Ireland.
Sligo–Leitrim is a parliamentary constituency that has been represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas, from the 2016 general election.
A slogan is a memorable motto or phrase used in a clan, political, commercial, religious, and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose, with the goal of persuading members of the public or a more defined target group.
The South West College operates in Northern Ireland on four campuses in Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh and, of the six new area based colleges, it is the smallest in size, but it covers the largest geographical area of counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.
SS Donegal was a Midland Railway passenger ferry that served in the First World War as an ambulance ship.
St Johnston, officially Saint Johnstown (Baile Suingean), is a village, townland, and electoral division in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland.
Strabane, historically spelt Straban, is a town in west Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Stranorlar (meaning the "valley of the floor" or flat bottomed valley) is a small town in the Finn Valley of County Donegal, in Ireland.
Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.
Sweeney is a surname that, though closely associated with Ireland, is of Scottish origin, derived from the Gaelic Mac Suibhne meaning "son of Suibhne".
A túath (plural túatha) was a medieval Irish polity smaller than a kingdom.
The Original All Blacks (also known simply as "The Originals") were the first New Zealand national rugby union team to tour outside Australasia.
The Pattersons were an Irish folk band from County Donegal during the 1960s and 1970s.
The Revs are an indie rock band from Kilcar, County Donegal in Ireland.
The Rosses (officially known by its Irish language name, Na Rosa; in the genitive case Na Rosann) is a geographical and social region in the west of County Donegal, Ireland, with a population of over 7,000 centred on the town of Dungloe, which acts as the educational, shopping and civil centre for the area.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.
Tory Island, or simply Tory (officially known by its Irish name Toraigh), is an island off the north-west coast of County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland, and is the most remote inhabited island of Ireland.
The Treaty of Lisbon (initially known as the Reform Treaty) is an international agreement that amends the two treaties which form the constitutional basis of the European Union (EU).
Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university located in Dublin, Ireland.
Tyrconnell, also spelled Tirconnell, was a kingdom of Gaelic Ireland, associated geographically with present-day County Donegal.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
The Ulster Defence Association (abbreviated UDA) is the largest Ulster loyalist paramilitary and vigilante group in Northern Ireland.
Ulster Irish is the variety of Irish spoken in the province of Ulster.
The Ulster Museum, located in the Botanic Gardens in Belfast, has around 8,000 square metres of public display space, featuring material from the collections of fine art and applied art, archaeology, ethnography, treasures from the Spanish Armada, local history, numismatics, industrial archaeology, botany, zoology and geology.
Ulster Protestants (Protastúnaigh Uladh) are an ethnoreligious group in the Irish province of Ulster, where they make up about 43% of the population.
Ulster Scots or Ulster-Scots (Ulstèr-Scotch), also known as Ullans, is the Scots language as spoken in parts of Ulster in Ireland.
The Ulster Senior League is an association football league featuring amateur, intermediate, and League of Ireland reserve teams.
Ulster University (Ollscoil Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie or Ulstèr Varsitie), officially the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland.
The Ulster University at Coleraine (Ollscoil Uladh i gCúil Raithin) is a campus of Ulster University in Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
The United Kingdom Census 1901 was the 11th nationwide census conducted in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and was done on 1 April 1901 "relating to the persons returned as living at midnight on Sunday, March 31st".
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.
In the Republic of Ireland, vehicle registration plates (commonly known as "number plates") are the visual indications of motor vehicle registration – officially termed "index marks" – which it has been mandatory since 1903 to display on most motor vehicles used on public roads in Ireland.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Walking is one of the most popular outdoor recreational activities in the United Kingdom, and within England and Wales there is a comprehensive network of rights of way that permits easy access to the countryside.
Ward is a popular Old English origin and Old Gaelic origin surname dating to before the Norman conquest of 1066 and Ireland, common in English-speaking countries.
The Wild Atlantic Way (Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin) is a tourism trail on the west coast, and on parts of the north and south coasts, of the Republic of Ireland.
William Allingham (19 March 1824 – 18 November 1889) was an Irish poet, diarist and editor.
Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.
The 2011 Lory Meagher Cup was the 3rd annual fourth-tier hurling competition organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association.
The 2012 All-Ireland Football Final, the 125th event of its kind and the culmination of the 2012 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, was played at Croke Park, Dublin, on 23 September 2012.
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