Donegal Information: Aranmore

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 convenience to the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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Donegal Ferries

Lough Swilly Ferry

Aranmore Island car ferry – click image to enlarge Greencastle to Magilligan The Lough Foyle Ferry is one of the most popular ferry routes in Ireland as it passes between Magilligan point and Greencastle harbour. The journey is a mere … Continue reading

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The Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre Dungloe

The Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre Dungloe

The Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre Dungloe – He is one of Donegal’s greatest ambassadors and now Daniel O’Donnell has his own museum/visitors’ centre in Dungloe. The Daniel O”Donnell Visitor Centre is an amazing tribute to the Kincasslagh singer. The centre … Continue reading

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Slí na Rossan Donegal

Slí na Rossan Donegal

Slí na Rossan Donegal is part of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall – a series of national waymarked way routes that covers much of the Gaeltacht region of West Donegal. The Slí na Rosann section is a 65km circular … Continue reading

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Mary From Dungloe Festival

Mary From Dungloe Festival

Mary From Dungloe Festival – The Mary From Dungloe International Festival is a popular Irish music festival held annually in Dungloe, the capital of the Rosses region in County Donegal.  This 10 day festival usually takes place at the end … Continue reading

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Peadar O’Donnell Weekend

Peadar O’Donnell Festival

Peadar O’Donnell Weekend – This cultural literary weekend is held annually in the Rosses area of West Donegal during the second last weekend of October. The weekend celebrates the life and times of Peadar O’Donnell – the socialist, republican, writer, … Continue reading

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Aranmore Island Donegal

Aranmore Island Donegal

  Aranmore Island Donegal – The island lies 5 km off Burtonport and is served by two ferry services, a conventional ferry that accommodates up to 96 foot passengers and all sizes of vehicles. This journey takes 15 minutes. In … Continue reading

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Aranmore Island Fishing Boat

Aranmore Island Fishing Boat

Aranmore Island Fishing Boat – click image to enlarge I took this image of an old fishing boat near the main ferry harbour on Aranmore Island in the summer of 2011. We were blessed with glorious weather for the weekend … Continue reading

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