The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly

The Forts of Lough Swilly In the annals of history Lough Swilly was considered an important naval port. In October 1798, just before the Napoleonic wars, a French fleet along with Wolfe Tone of the United Irishmen planned to dock at the port and help with the Irish...
Rathmullan Sailing and Watersports School

Rathmullan Sailing and Watersports School

Rathmullan Sailing and Watersports School Рoffers classes for children and adults on the beautiful waters of Lough Swilly. The Club runs week-long courses in the summer months with weekend and evening courses throughout the year.  The School is fully approved...
Fort Dunree Military Museum

Fort Dunree Military Museum

Fort Dunree Military Museum РPerched on a headland overlooking Lough Swilly, Fort Dunree is a military museum that incorporates a Napoleonic Martello  tower into more recent World War I defences. The museum complex features a wide range of exhibitions, an...
Trotter on Portsalon Beach

Trotter on Portsalon Beach

Trotter on Portsalon Beach This photograph was take from the 6th Tee on Portsalon Golf Club in September 2013. This location is approximately halfway along the superb blue flag beach and is an ideal vantage point to get panoramic shots over the beach and Lough Swilly...
Sunset on Lough Swilly

Sunset on Lough Swilly

Sunset on Lough Swilly This photo was taken on a late September evening at the end of Buncrana pier. The light was fading over Lough Swilly and a father and son were finishing fishing for the day. Rathmullan pier and Inch Island can be seen in the distance. The pier...