Lesser Known Castles of Donegal

Lesser Known Castles of Donegal

Lesser Known 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 Inch and Carrickabraghy, it was...
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 Greencastle and Magilligan. The ferry...
St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

Image: Louise Price [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons There 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 as a harbour light to guide from Donegal Bay and is used to...
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 meant that the lighthouse...
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 provides panoramic views of hills on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the...
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 also the only...
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