History of Raymoghey and Manorcunningham to be examined on field trip

first_img Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford Twitter WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Heritage Week is coming to an end, with a number of events in Donegal over the weekend.One of them involves an exploration of the fact that before Raphoe became the diocesan centre for the church in Donegal, the see was based at Raymoghey near Manorcunningham, which was founded by St Patrick.Amateur historian Leonard Roarty believes the move to Raphoe followed Viking raids up the Swilly.On Sunday, Mr Roarty will lead a field trip around Raymoghey and the surrounding area, meeting at Manorcunningham Resource Centre at 2pm.He says while the area was important during the plantation, it’s been inhabitedAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/leonard.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.for thousands of years………….. Google+center_img By News Highland – August 25, 2017 Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR History of Raymoghey and Manorcunningham to be examined on field trip Previous articleStormont says agencies are monitoring risk of further localised floodingNext articleMore rain on the way today, but weekend will be drier – Met Eireann News Highland Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more