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Feel the difference in a visit to Donegal’s unspoiled Inishowen Peninsula. Following the meandering roads to the most northerly tip of Malin Head where the next stop north is Iceland just 1,400km away!
With 1,100km of spectacular Atlantic coastline around Donegal which boasts being part of the Wild Atlantic Way. Viewing points such as Sliabh Liag (Slieve League) – known as the highest sea cliff in Europe, beauty of the cliffs and ruggedness of the mountains.

Travel onto the spectacular Glenveagh National Park and Castle where there are tea rooms to enjoy a cuppa or see the herd of red deer or majestic Golden Eagles.

Choose from the Tropical World at Alcorns in Letterkenny – Ireland’s Butterfly house and mini zoo or Waterworld Aqua Adventure playground in Bundoran.

Pick out Traditional Music Sessions or check out the homeplaces of some of our more know international musicians such as Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre, Enya, Clannad, Rory Gallagher or the Poet William Allingham birthplace & grave in Ballyshannon.

For hill walker or photographer enthusiasts, enjoy our quartzite conical peak of Errigle, near Gweedore, Donegal’s highest mountain or enjoy the 10 mile coastal walk overlooking Donegal Bay from Ballyshannon to Rossnowlagh!

Experience Irish Culture and history at the Doagh Famine Village, Donegal Craft Village, Magees of Donegal, Glencolmcille Folk Village Museum or Ballyshannon Historical Museum. Lough Derg invites you to take part in daily pilgrimages or retreats where you will also explore the culture and heritage and leave with renewed hope!
Enjoy our china tours at Beleek China, Fermanagh or Celtic Weave China (near Ballyshannon) and learn about the crafts of contemporary and traditional china.

Theatre and Musicial entertainment can be enjoyed at The Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Balor Arts Theatre in Ballybofey or An Grianan Theatre in Letterkenny.

Visit Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre in Rathmullan, Donegal Railway Heritage Centre or Killybegs Carpet & Fishing Centre.

We have a choice of tours to offer from Donegal Bay Waterbus in Donegal Town to Boat trips from Sliabh Liag around the bay. Wild and beautiful islands such as Arranmore Island, Gola Island, Tory Island and Inishbofin Island to choose but a few to enjoy the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) areas of Donegal along with the island terrain being rugged!

Contact Donegal Self Catering providing a guide to Self Catering Cottages, apartments and houses to rent in County Donegal Ireland.

Bunbeg or An Bun Beag (the latter is its official name and means The Small River Mouth)[1] is a small townland in the parish of Gweedore, Co Donegal, Ireland. It is officially the smallest townland in Gweedore,[citation needed] but today the name... More>>
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Letterkenny shopping and Leisure Centre, More>>
Cavancor Historic House and Museum
Cavanacor House was built in the early 1600s and is the ancestral home of James Knox Polk, eleventh President of the United States of America. King James II dined here on the 20th April, 1689 and granted a protection to the house. The tree he dined... More>>
Clonca Church and Cross
The church on the site of a monastery founded by St. Buodan was built probably in the 17th century but the lintel over the door, with worn carved figures on it, was taken from an earlier church. More>>
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann-Letterkenny Branch has been fostering Irish Traditional music, song, dance and culture since 1957. Branch activities take place in the Holiday Inn and include music classes for 80 youngsters, singing sessions and a... More>>
Crolly Dolls
From concept to original sculpture, from design to finished hand-knit woollens, hand-woven Donegal tweeds and linens, we maintain the attention to detail and level of excellence which first made the Crolly Doll famous. We at Crolly Dolls have... More>>
Donegal Craft Village
Donegal Town
Donegal Craft Village is situated just outside the historic town Donegal on the road to Ballyshannon and Sligo. Established in 1985 the village has become a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts on the county. The village comprises a cluster... More>>
Donegal Harbour
Donegal Town
In days gone by there was a strong maritime tradition in the town and records show that many of the residents were engaged in one way or another with trades connected with the sea. Just as the sailing ships had to give way to steam rail transport... More>>
Donegal town Waterbus
Donegal Town
Tour Donegal Bay on the beautiful new Waterbus and enjoy the spectacular views of the Bay with running commentary of local history from Captain Billy Bustard. Sailing times and tickets can be obtained from the ticket office .... More>>
Donegal Town's Churches
Donegal Town
Church of Ireland On the other side of the road as you leave Donegal Castle you will observe a building of old world appearance in cut stone a relic of lost art - stone masonry. This is the Church of Ireland house of prayer where Protestants of the... More>>


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