Lesser Known Castles of Donegal

Lesser Known Castles of Donegal

Lesser Known Castles of Donegal – Donegal has numerous castles dotted around its landscape, some quite famous, others not. This article focuses on the lesser known...
Lough Foyle Ferry

Lough Foyle Ferry

Lough Foyle Ferry Founded 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...
St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal – used as a harbour light to guide from Donegal Bay and is used to also mark the north side of the bay leading to Killybegs harbour from the entrance to Rotten...
The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly – a necklace of 6 forts built during Napoleonic times to prevent a French invasion of the deep water harbour in north...
The Old Courthouse Lifford

The Old Courthouse Lifford

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...
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...
Mamore Gap Inishowen

Mamore Gap Inishowen

Mamore Gap Inishowen – an area of outstanding beauty and is one of the most scenic parts of Donegal. It can be found on the western fringes of the Inishowen Peninsula in the North of the...
Drumnatinny Beach

Drumnatinny Beach

click to enlarge image Drumnatinny 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...
Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Blue Flag Beach

rin 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...
Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

click image to enlarge Lough 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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