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St Johnston & Carrigans
Donegal

Photographs from

St Johnston and Carrigans

in Days of Old

THE TOWNS

Earliest Ever St Johnston Photograph - late 1800's

Earliest Ever Carrigans Photograph

St Johnston Postcard Pictures from early 1900's

Carrigans Postcard Pictures from early 1930's

Carrigans Postcard Pic

Boathole, St Johnston, early 1930's

Postcard - Various Images

St Johnston Improvements Committee - George Dunne turns on the Christmas lights

A Postcard from St Johnston

Snow St Johnston - 28/12/2000

Main St, St Johnston, pics

House - Churchtown early 1900's

St Johnston Quay around 1910

Quay 1949

View of St Johnston Old Postcard

Main Street St Johnston in 1935

Jonathan Campbell's Local Photos

The area in 2002/03

Blueball, St Johnston - Stopping point for the Royal Mail Carriage like the one in this picture

THE BUSINESSES

William Bell's Shop St Johnston  - boot and shoe seller

Main Street at Goldens Foodmarket 1982

Robert Jackson Carrigans shoemaker

CCCP Motor Factors 1994

Main Street from Tolands Shop

Wilkin's Shop Carrigans

Original Alice's Bar Killea

Customs & Excise Kildrum

Lynch's Bar - St Johnston

Postcard Pictures of Quigley's Shop, St Johnston

EJ White's Premises - Postcard Photo

1949 Tolands Shop St Johnston

James Crawford - the last blacksmith

St Johnston Quay, 1949

Farm Labourers at Joshie Rankin's Farm

Quay St Johnston and the Egg Store

Brothers Willie and Paddy Ross, ploughing at Newtownhamilton

The Field Workers

Life in the old days - milking goat, famine pot, jaunting car

Water Problems Carrigans 1950s

Carrigans Flax Mill 1941

White's Filling Station, St Johnston mid-sixties

Blue Ball St Johnston near Springfield

1949 Men at Tolands Shop St Johnston

Locals working in Donegal Fertiliser in Carrigans

Men working at the Potatoes

Carrigans men in 1990s

THE SCHOOLS

St Johnston Community Playgroup 1991

Building Castletown School 1962

Castletown School, Old and New

Craighadoes School, Pupils 1963

Monreagh Pupils 1927, 1930 and 1979

Drumucklagh National School in the old days

Drumucklagh National School photo found 2014

Oldest Known Photo from Drumucklagh

Drumucklagh National School Late 1970's

Drumucklagh School Closing, 1980

Ardagh National School 1920

Scoil an Leinbh Iosa Opening

From Paper, St Baithin's Old School

St Baithin's New National School early 1980's

St Baithin's National School early 1980's

St Baithin's School, Blueball, early 1940s Pic No 1

St Baithin's School, Blueball, early 1940s Pic No 2

St Johnston National School No 1 Pupils 1941

St Baithin's National School at Blueball in 1941

1909 Postcard Picture of St Johnston No 1 School

St Johnston No 1 School Pupils - 1914

Castletown Pupils 1922-23

Castletown School, Old Photograph

Castletown School oldest images

Castletown National School

School Photo

Ardagh National School 1920

Craigadoes School Outing Around The Mid 1930’s

St Johnston No 1 School Pupils - 1914

1909 Postcard Picture of St Johnston No 1 School

Past Pupils - Drumucklagh

Teachers - St Baithin's School early 1980's

Drumbeg -  Raphoe

Boyagh School

Monreagh School with teachers residence attached

THE SPORT

Kildrum Tigers Presentations 1977

Kildrum Tigers Veterans 1994

St Johnston Cricket Club

Sean McBride Newtown Football Team 1935

Cricket Club booklet 1959

From a 1975 cricket field booklet

Killea FC 1990

Rabbit Hunters at Kinnycally - mid-1980's

Kildrum Tigers 1950s

Kildrum Tigers Presentation Photos

Rabbit Hunters

Sam Maguire Cup visits St Baithin's School in 1993

Race Against Time

THE RAILWAY

St Johnston railway photographs from the mid-sixties courtesy of Lee McDaid

O Dea Photographs 1964 and 1965

Railway Photos - St Johnston 1960's

Railway Photos - Carrigans 1960's

THE WEDDINGS

Old Wedding Photo

Rose Curran and Billy Duddy Marriage 1958

Tom Quinn and Mary Lynch, Wedding 1914

Eunan and Margaret Crumlish 1966

Double Wedding 1963 Taughboyne Church

Rose Peoples Rockfield wedding

Wedding of John Bovaird and Bella Harrigan

THE CARNIVALS

Carnival Photos Late 70s

Carnival "Costa St Johnston"

Carnival in 1980 from the papers

Carnival Photos from paper 1979

THE FUN

Christmas Party 1956

Factory Bus Outing

Party New Year 1983 Jackson's Hotel

St Johnston Carnival

Mrs McSparran and her Laggan Choir

Xmas lights turned on Dec 2005

Sleighing in Ard Baithin 1953

Race Against Time Event, St Johnston mid 80s

Pony and Trap

THE CASTLE

Mongavlin Castle - Old Pictures

Mongavlin Castle - photo from 1880s

ICA and SOCIAL SERVICES

ICA Jubilee Clippings from Newspaper 1980

ICA 1958

Social Services Xmas Party

Meals on Wheels 1968

Fundraising Event for Social Services

ICA Silver Jubilee

Social Services Xmas '66

Social Services Xmas Party in the seventies

RESOURCE CENTRE

The Beginning of the Resource Centre

Centre for Learning

Excellence through People Award

Visit to Stormont

THE MUSIC

St Baithin's Mixed Under-12 Choir Letterkenny Feis mid-1970s

St Johnston A.O.H March Letterkenny 1990

Black and White AOH Photo

AOH Band with its banner

Kinnically Band Confirmation Day - late 1940s

Hibernian Band Photo

St Baithin's Youth Band

Youth Band Parade

Youth Band Group Photos - original uniforms

Youth Band Group Photos - different uniform

Youth Band Newspaper Photo

Youth Band on Chapel Road

St Baithin's Band

Ancient Order of Hibernians AOH

Hibernian Hall, St Johnston featuring Fr Hannahoe and Archdeacon Deeney

AOH Band Marches in St Johnston 1935

St Johnston AOH, 15th August 1989 Donegal Town

Kinnycally Flute Band 1936

Hibernian Band at Sacristan's House

Tommy Peoples - Famous Musician and Composer

The Crescent Showband, 1960s