Collection of local history files comprising of press cuttings and occasional pamphlets and annual reports relating to associations, notable events and individuals in the Derry area, compiled c.1980s-1990s. A card index to this collection is available. The following is a selection of some of the files that are available:
Sisters of Nazareth, Nazareth House, Derry
Sisters of Mercy
Desmond and Sons Shirt Factory
Convents, including the Mercy and Good Shepherd Orders
Northern Ireland Women's Coalition
Women's Refuge, Foyle Road, Derry
Women in industry
The Women's Action Committee
The Well Woman Centre, Derry
Western Health and Social Services Board Maternity Units
The shirt industry
One parent families
The Peace People
Actresses, such as Amanda Burton and Roma Downey
Musician, Ruth McGinley
Authors, Frances Molloy and Kathleen Coyle
Sister Maureen Coyle
Pilot, Amelia Earhart
United States Ambassador, Jean Kennedy Smith
Singer Mary Kerr
|While generally access to material is open to researchers there may be restrictions on some collections.
The entries included here may not reflect the current holdings in Omagh Library. Please contact the librarian with any enquiries.
We are grateful to Maria Diamond and the staff at LibrariesNI for their help.
|Derry Central Library
|35 Foyle Street Derry/ Londonderry
|UK Postal Code
|Repository Web Address
|Some of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available
in the library. The lists were compiled by library staff and we are grateful for their
assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined
We are grateful to Maria Diamond and the staff at Libraries NI for their help in updating entries contained in the original Directory.