Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Blue Flag Beach Narin 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 250 metres from the beach shore and can be reached on...
Country Markets in Donegal

Country Markets in Donegal

Country Markets in Donegal Country Markets has been a co-operative business for over 60 years in Ireland. It is a national organisation with branch markets in most counties in the country. These indoor markets generally operate one day a week to market the...
Cup of Tae Festival, Ardara

Cup of Tae Festival, Ardara

The Cup of Tae Festival takes place annually in the Heritage Town of Ardara on the May Bank Holiday Weekend. It is one of the best and most popular traditional music festivals in the north west of Ireland. The festival features the top class musicians in traditional...
Sheskinmore Nature Reserve

Sheskinmore Nature Reserve

Sheskinmore Nature Reserve Sheskinmore refers to a large area of sand dunes, lake and marsh that lies between Kiltooris and Ballinreavy Strand, north west of Ardara, Co. Donegal. It is regarded as one of the most important Nature Reserves in Ireland and has been...
Glencolmcille Folk Village

Glencolmcille Folk Village

Glencolmcille Folk Village The Glencolmcille Folk Village is a reconstruction of the historic homes and dwellings of the Glencolmcille area in South West Donegal. In particular the buildings in this village are replicas of dwellings used by the local people in each of...
Port Famine Village Donegal

Port Famine Village Donegal

Port Famine Village Donegal Port is an abandoned “Famine Village” located on the coast about 14 km north west of Glencolmcille in Co Donegal. It is also referred to as a “Ghost Village” or “The Deserted Village” – a reference to the fact that a whole...
Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal

Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal

Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal Doon Fort is an ancient ring fort on Doon Lough in the townland of Drumboghill which is 9km kilometres north of Ardara and not far from the coastal villages of Narin and Portnoo. It’s situated very close to the coast and the drive to...
International Appalachian Trail, Donegal

International Appalachian Trail, Donegal

International Appalachian Trail, Donegal In 2011 Ireland was included in the ‘International Appalachian Trail’, an extension of the world-renowned walking route on the Canada/US border. The original trail stretches for 3,510km miles along the Appalachian...