Donegal museum needs items for exhibit on landed gentry

Donegal County Museum is preparing for an exhibition that’s opening in September on the vanished world of the landed gentry of the county.

But the museum needs the help of listeners.

It wants to borrow items relating to the landed gentry, their big houses, land holdings, staff, tenants, the women and children and any other topics.

The museum is also looking to record stories with people who may have worked for the landed gentry.

Anyone who can help should call the museum at 074 912 4613.

Caroline Carr, assistant curator at the museum, has been telling Ocean FM more about what they’re looking for: