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...
The Old Courthouse Lifford

The Old Courthouse Lifford

The Old Courthouse Lifford The Old Courthouse in Lifford can be found just 15 miles away from both Letterkenny and Derry. Situated in the capital of Donegal the Old Courthouse was built in 1746 and once upon a time hosted some of the most hardened criminals in the...
Arranmore Lighthouse Donegal

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...
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

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 lifeboat station in the...
Burt Chapel Donegal

Burt Chapel Donegal

St. Aengus’ Church Burt St. Aengus’ Church Burt 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 the finest...
Top 10 Pubs in Donegal

Top 10 Pubs in Donegal

Top 10 Pubs in Donegal 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 World’s pub spy review....
Donegal Ferries

Donegal Ferries

Donegal Ferries Greencastle to Magilligan The Lough Foyle Ferry is one of the most popular ferry routes in Ireland as it passes between Magilligan point and Greencastle harbour. The journey is a mere 15 minutes and provides travellers with a once off travel experience...

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