Two distilleries, the Crolly Distillery and the Ardara Distillery, are producing high-quality spirits that are capturing the attention of whiskey enthusiasts worldwide
Donegal tweed is a distinctive type of fabric originating from County Donegal, Ireland. It is characterized by its rustic, rough-hewn appearance, attributed to the use of coarse, uneven yarns and a plain weave construction.
An Grianán Theater is a modern arts and entertainment venue in Letterkenny in the North West of Ireland. Boasting a 383 capacity auditorium, this state of the art facility is committed to presenting the best in drama, comedy, music and much, much more
Donegal is rich in many things and the arts are just another area where it excels. You can find many talented artists with international reputations around the county and their work and those of famous artists across the world can be found at the many superb Donegal art galleries
Castle View Cottage Inch Island – 3 bedroom holiday home located near the southern shores of Inch Island on Lough Swilly, Co Donegal. The holiday home takes its name from the nearby ruins of an old O’ Doherty clan castle.
Culdaff is a tiny little village which can be found on the North East coast of the Inishowen Peninsula. Culdaff Blue Flag Beach can be found nearby and is one of the finest surfing spots in the country. It is popular amongst surfers across Europe and a number of surf schools operate from there.
Inch Island Wildfowl Reserve is the most important wetland in the North West and comes complete with an international ecological status. It has an otherworldly feel to it and you are acutely aware that you are experiencing an area of great ecological significance.
Barry Britton Rossnowlagh – drawing inspiration from Celtic art, nature, archaeology and legends he specializes in pen and inks of traditional music, surf and landscapes, all in his own inimitable Celtic style.
Situated 1 min walk from Buncrana’s Main Street, The Coffee Cup serves fresh sandwiches,chopped salads and fine coffee in a relaxed setting. Now, also based at Dunree Fort.
Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort Donegal has been welcoming golfers to this part of Ireland since 1893. The luxury four star hotel in Donegal is set between two sandy beaches and within 800 acres of rugged linksland along the beautiful Donegal coastline.
Located in the seaside village of Downings, on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, McNutt of Donegal have been producing some of the world’s finest weaves for over 60 years.
Lesser Known Castles of Donegal – Donegal has numerous castles dotted around its landscape, some quite famous, others not. This article focuses on the lesser known ones.
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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. The...
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 – 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 – built in 1746 and once upon a time hosted some of the most hardened criminals in the country.
Arranmore Lighthouse can be found along the North West corner of the Island.
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 is located along the shores of Ballyness Bay on the North West coast of Donegal approx 3km north of Falcarragh Town.
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 Station operates two lifeboats – one inshore lifeboat and another all-weather Shannon Class lifeboat
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.
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