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Lesser Known Castles of Donegal

Castles of Donegal

Lesser Known Castles of Donegal - Burt castle dates back to the 16th Century and can be found in the South West of Inishowen. Originally built as part of a defence network, which also included ...

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Lough Foyle Ferry

Lough Foyle Ferry

Lough Foyle FerryFounded in 2002, the Lough Foyle Company provides services to and from the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal.The most popular service known as the Lough Foyle route is a ferry which travels between ...

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St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

st Johns Point Lighthouse Donegal

Image: Louise Price [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia CommonsThere are a few St. John’s Point Lighthouses to be found in Ulster, but none match the beauty that the Donegal one possesses. The lighthouse is used ...

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The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly In the annals of history Lough Swilly was considered an important naval port. In October 1798, just before the Napoleonic wars, a French fleet along with Wolfe Tone of the United ...

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The Old Courthouse Lifford

Old Courthouse Lifford Donegal

The Old Courthouse in Lifford can be found just 15 miles away from both Letterkenny and Derry. Situated in the capital of Donegal the Old Courthouse was built in 1746 and once upon a time ...

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Arranmore Lighthouse Donegal

Arranmore Lighthouse Donegal

Arranmore Lighthouse Donegal -  can be found along the North West corner of the Island. It has stood there since 1798, although it had been decommissioned in 1832 it was opened again in 1859. It’s ...

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Mamore Gap Inishowen

Mamore Gap Inishowen

Mamore Gap is an area of outstanding beauty in one of the most scenic parts of Donegal. It can be found on the Inishowen Peninsula in the North of the county.The descent from Mamore Gap ...

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Drumnatinny Beach

Drumnatinny Beach

click to enlarge imageDrumnatinny Beach is located on the North West coast of Donegal approx 3km north of Falcarragh Town. The 4km long sandy beach is safe for swimming on the western side of the ...

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Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Beach

click to enlarge imgageNarin Blue Flag Beach is located close to the town of Glenties on the western coast of Donegal. This fine sandy beach is over two kilometres long. Inishkeel island is located approximately ...

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Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly lifeboat

click image to enlargeLough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana The Lough Swilly Lifeboat station in Donegal was the first station of its kind in Ireland to successfully complete the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Association) President’s Award program. It’s ...

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