Poems remembering the Creeslough tragedy.

In the aftermath of the tragedy in Creeslough in 2022, a few people took to poetry writing. Through writing they were able to express how they felt about the tragedy and capture the feelings of the community. Below are some poems written about the tragedy in 2022. Creeslough by Michael O’Connor Dear Mary the newsContinue reading “Poems remembering the Creeslough tragedy.”

Children’s Activities

Kids activities in and around Creeslough and Dunfanaghy. Looking for children activities in and around Creeslough and Dunfanaghy. Check out this list of local activities you can sign the kids up to to keep the busy and active. GAA: Football Gaelic Football training for boys and girls. Training is on at the Bridge in Dunfanaghy. TheContinue reading “Children’s Activities”

Seamus Harkin

Creeslough Singer, Author and Undertaker Early Life Born in Derryart Creeslough in 1935 Seamus was the third of 6 children born into a typical Irish family who wasted nothing and held strong religious values and faith.  Both his mother and father had the same surname, and in times gone by if two people were marriedContinue reading “Seamus Harkin”

Bridie Gallagher

Famous singer from the 1950s. Bridie was born and reared in Ards Creeslough, the ninth of 10 children. Her father was James Gallagher, from Ards and her mother was Bridget Sweeney from Creeslough, who played the melodeon. Bridie Gallagher attended Massinass national school. Early life Bridie started her singing in the Creeslough Hall with aContinue reading “Bridie Gallagher”