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Gelvin Townlands Project

The Gelvin Townlands Project was carried out by members of Gelvin Community Association History Group, who set out to explore the heritage of the area, and the […]

Gelvin Community Association

Origins A reunion of former pupils of Gelvin (Galvin) school was held on a very wet day in July 1997 with around ninety former pupils in […]

What is Gelvin?

Gelvin (from the original Irish Geall-Bhinn meaning bright mountain peak) was an electoral area in the district of Limavady set up by the Poor Law of […]

Welcome to the Gelvin Archive

This site exists to catalogue the local history undertaken by the Gelvin Historical Society. We hope that by exploring our site, you will learn more about […]