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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 Inch and Carrickabraghy, it was … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 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 … Continue reading

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The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly Posted in > General Info, Buncrana, Rathmullan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Old Courthouse Lifford

Old Courthouse Lifford Donegal Posted in > General Info, Lifford | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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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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 … Continue reading

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Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly lifeboat

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 … Continue reading

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Burt Chapel Donegal

Burt Chapel Donegal

  St. Aengus’ Church or, as it’s more commonly known, Burt Chapel was designed by local man Liam McCormick in the mid-1960s. His design is so distinctive and his ability to graft visionary buildings is what makes him one of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Pubs in Donegal

Pubs of Donegal

click to enlarge   Rosato’s Pub Moville Rosato’s pub in Moville has won a host of accolades for its first class service with everything from the exquisite interior to the bar atmosphere winning praise from the likes of the Sunday … Continue reading

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