Falcarragh, County Donegal

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910

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There are several mines in this district containing silver, lead, soapstone, iron, slates, flags.
The herring fishery is carried on to a great extent.
Fair Day—Last Thursday each month.
Population, 400.


—Thomas Browne, postmaster; Miss Browne and Miss A. Wilkinson, assistants.

Letters arrive from Letterkenny at 10-20 a.m. daily, and are despatched at 4 p.m. This is also a telegraph, money order office, and P.O. savings bank

R.I. Constabulary—Sergeant M'Nicholas and four constables

National Schools—Teachers, Mr. P. M'Ilwaine, Mr. James M' Fadden, Mrs. Boyle, and Miss Patterson

Church Education Schools—Mr. Brady

Dispensary—Dr. John M'Donald, medical officer

Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages—Dr. John M'Donald; deputy, Mr. John Wilkinson

Petty Sessions (held every second Tuesday)—Magistrates—Sir John Olphert, D.L.; Charles E. Stewart, D.L.; Captain. W. E. Johnstone, R.M.; David Benson, J.P.; Michael M'Fadden, J.P.; William Griffith, J.P.; Michael Colgan, J.P.; Dr. John M'Donald, J.P. Clerk of Petty Sessions, Mr. John Wilkinson

Harbour Office—Mr. John Wilkinson, harbour master


Church of Ireland—Rev. W. S. Griffith and Rev. E. W. Cowell
Roman Catholic—Rev. James M'Fadden; P.P.; Rev. Joseph Sheridan, C.C..; and Rev. J. Murray


Barr, James, ex-R.I.C.
Black, John, coastguard
Boyle, Hugh, public carrier
Boyle, James, clerk of Union
Boyle, John, publican
Brewster, Miss
Brogan, Hugh, bootmaker
Brown, Thomas, postmaster and newsagent
Brown, James, posting establishment
Colgan, Michael, publican
Colgan, John, lodging-house keeper
Connolly, Frank, baker
Cowell, Rev. E. W.
Gallagher, Edward, publican
Gallagher, James, shipping agent
Gallen, Patrick, Inland Revenue
Gibson, Miss, dressmaker
Gray, Frederick, coastguard
Griffin, William, tailor and outfitter
Griffith, W. S., rector Killult
Griffith, William, J.P.
Hopton, E., Cottage hotel
Johnston, David, bootmaker
Kennedy, M., emigration agent
Mitchell, William, posting establishment
Mitchell, Charles, carrier
Murphy, Cornelius, publican
M'Bride, John, publican
M'Bride, Sarah, temperance hotel
M'Causland, Thomas, whitesmith
M'Clane, John, painter
M'Clane, Mrs., laundry
M'Clintock, Thomas, poor-rate collector
M'Clintock, John, stationmaster
M'Donald, Dr.
M'Fadden, Charles, publican and grocer
M'Fadden, Rev. James, P.P.
M'Ginley, Patrick, draper and grocer
M'Ginley, Grace, hotel
M'Guinness, Miss, dressmaker
M'Ilwaine, Patrick, N.S. teacher
M'Lean, John, insurance agent, Irish Provident
M'Lune, Andrew, draper and grocer
M'Donnell, Mrs. Ellen, grocer
Olphert, Sir John, D.L., Ballyconnell house
Quin, James, lodging-house
Rutherford. E., gardener
Sheridan, Rev. Joseph, C.C.
Sweeney, John, publican
Sweeney, James, & Co., drapers, grocers, and spirit dealers
Wilkinson, John, petty sessions clerk

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