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A Century of Clonmany
1990's


1990 Paul McGrath visits for the opening of Trawbreaga Park.



Fr. Gallagher P.P. dies suddenly.



New Urris G.A.A changing rooms were opened at Straid.



Anne Marie Coyle flies home after being held hostage in Kuwait.



1991 The mission cross in the Clonmany graveyard, erected in 1868, was restored.



Work started on the new Day Centre at Cleagh.



Rashenny National School was extended.



1992 Clonmany Festival celebrated its Silver Jubilee.



New activities began in Urris Community Centre (formerly Diver's hall).



St. Colmcille's Day Centre was officially opened at Cleagh.



Clonmany river was polluted resulting in a large fish kill.



Dr. Doherty retired after 40 years work in the district.



1993 More Tug O War successes in the World Championships.



Nick Faldo played a round of golf at Ballyliffin.



Rashenny F.C. organised a grand draw with 1st prize of 10,000.



1994 Fr. Morris celebrated his 40th Anniversary of being ordained to the priesthood.



The Fleadh Cheoil was held in Clonmany and Ballyliffin.



1995 Clonmany Shamrocks celebrated a triple victory - the premier league, the league cup and the top four.



Clonmany Tug O War team travelled to Spain and brought back gold and silver medals.



Ballyliffin Golf Club opened a new 18 hole course- the Glashedy Links.



A new roof was put on Urris Church.



A sponsored cycle around Urris helped raise funds for the Market House Development.



Crossconnell school held a reunion.



1996 Clonmany Hall was refurbished.



Ten new units for the housebound and elderly were added to the Day Centre at Cleagh.



The Youth Club received 50,000 lottery funding to go towards their development at Pond Field.



A Credit Union branch was opened in Bradley's in the village.



CJ Doherty was selected to play for the junior international soccer team.



Daniel O'Donnell sang in Ballyliffin.



1997 Doagh Farm visitor centre opened in the Isle of Doagh.



Paul Farren was ordained priest.



A new bridge was erected at Binnion.



Fr. Morris P.P. left for a new parish.



Clonmany ICA celebrated its 25th anniversary at a dinner in the Strand Hotel.



St. Michael's Church was rededicated.



1998 Clonmany Market House was prepared for demolition.



The Irish Ladies Open Golf Championship was held at Ballyliffin.



The Clonmany Website is launched.



The first annual McGlinchey Summer School took place.



Cloontagh School celebrated its 60th anniversary.



Sunset Heights which was filmed in the local area was screened in the Strand Hotel.



An International Tug O War tournament was held in St. Brigid's Youth Club.



Clonmany Church reopened after major renovations.



1999 Glashedy Island went up for sale.



Ballyliffin man Fergal Harkin signed for Finn Harps.



"A Wedding and a Funeral" was filmed at Doagh Farm for RTE.



Friel's Electrical Shop opened in the village.



St. Brigid's Youth and Community Centre was officially opened by Dr. James McDaid and Cecilia Keavney TD.



Tracey Walsh's Ballyliffin mural was erected.



Baby Emma, daughter of Catherine McKinney, was the last child born in Donegal in the 20th Century.


 


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