St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal

St. John’s Point Lighthouse Donegal – used as a harbour light to guide from Donegal Bay and is used to also mark the north side of the bay leading to Killybegs harbour from the entrance to Rotten Island.

The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly – a necklace of 6 forts built during Napoleonic times to prevent a French invasion of the deep water harbour in north Donegal.

The Old Courthouse Lifford

The Old Courthouse Lifford – built in 1746 and once upon a time hosted some of the most hardened criminals in the country.

Mamore Gap Inishowen

Mamore Gap Inishowen – an area of outstanding beauty and is one of the most scenic parts of Donegal. It can be found on the western fringes of the Inishowen Peninsula in the North of the county.

Drumnatinny Beach

Drumnatinny Beach is located along the shores of Ballyness Bay on the North West coast of Donegal approx 3km north of Falcarragh Town.

Narin Blue Flag Beach

rin 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.

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana Station operates two lifeboats – one inshore lifeboat and another all-weather Shannon Class lifeboat

Burt Chapel Donegal

Burt Chapel Donegal 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 the finest architects to come out of Ireland.

Donegal Walking Guides

As well as being a county full of outstanding natural beauty the Donegal area has plenty for outdoor walking enthusiasts with scenic walks to be found throughout the county

Top 10 Pubs in Donegal

Top 10 Pubs in Donegal – a selection of the best pubs to be found in Donegal. many of these pubs also serve food and provide entertainment at weekends.

Top 5 things to see on a day trip to Derry City

Top 5 things to see on a day trip to Derry City – Derry is noted for its 17th Century walls – better known locally as ‘The Walls’ – and a walking tour is a must for anyone who visits the City.