Donegal Information: Kilcar

Studio Donegal Kilcar

Studio Donegal Kilcar

  Studio Donegal Kilcar, located on the outskirts of the southern village, has played home to an authentic hand weaving mill for over one hundred years. As with most burgeoning companies the mill also tried to make their business more … Continue reading

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Glencolmcille Folk Village

Glencolmcille Folk Museum

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 … Continue reading

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Port Famine Village Donegal

Abandoned Village of Port

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 … Continue reading

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International Appalachian Trail, Donegal

International Appalachian Trail, Ireland

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 Mountains from Georgia to Maine … Continue reading

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The James Byrne Fiddle Summer School

The James Byrne Fiddle Summer School

The James Byrne Fiddle Summer School – Ceol sa Ghleann is a traditional arts project based in Glencolmcille, in South West County Donegal. It was set up over 20 years ago by the late Donegal fiddler James Byrne with the … Continue reading

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Sliabh Liag Angling Association

Sliabh Liag Angling Association

The Sliabh Liag Angling Association organises the fishing for salmon and seatrout on the Glen Fishery in south west Donegal. This is a progressive club dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of the river while actively encouraging anglers. The Glen … Continue reading

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Slieve League Donegal

Slieve League Donegal

Slieve League Donegal – The Slieve League cliffs, situated on the south West coast of Donegal, are said to be among the highest marine cliffs in Europe. The cliffs rise almost 2000 ft / 598 m above the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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Slí Cholmcille Donegal

Slí Cholmcille Donegal

Slí Cholmcille Donegal – Slí Cholmcille is one of the main sections of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that circles around the remote and rugged landscapes of south west Donegal. The coastline along the route is spectacular with many … Continue reading

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Kilcar Self Catering

Kilcar Self Catering

Kilcar Self Catering – Kilcar is located in southwest Donegal overlooking the broad sweep of Donegal Bay and is known to be a centre of the hand-woven tweed industry, along with hand-embroidery, knitting, and other cottage industries which flourish in … Continue reading

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