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Donegal provides a brilliant backdrop for the plethora of activities which the county offers. Golfers need not go far to find a green, anglers can cast upon the many lakes & rivers, or one could simply trek along the vast landscape on horseback. Donegal is yours - go explore.

Star Wars Movie Tour

New from December 2017 we will be offering a new regular walking tour at Malin Head, the location that is home to scenes from Star Wars Episode 8. Your tour guide is Bren Whelan, who worked on Episode 8 as a personal safety assistant to Daisy Ridley & Mark Hamill during filming at the Malin Head location. This is a great tour for all the family, that will provide you with a real insight into this …

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Colmcille Heritage Centre

The story of Colmcille is told with artistically designed banners, stained glass, illustrated panels, artefacts, a wax model with authentic clothing and a step-by-step illustration of ancient manuscript fabrication. A tour of the centre also includes an audiovisual on the life of Saint Colmcille. A special tapestry display protraying the Derryveagh Evictions is also on show within the centre. …

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Inch Wildfowl Reserve

Inch Wildfowl Reserve - Situated in the shadow of Scalp Mountain on the eastern shores of Lough Swilly, tucked neatly behind Inch Island, you will find Inch Wildfowl Reserve. The combination within this site of extensive feeding areas and safe resting and roosting sites makes this site one of the most important wetlands in the country for wintering waterfowl. This site is situated to the east of L…

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Kilcar Tourism - Festivals & Events 2018

Festivals & Events 2018 Kilcar is the gateway to the Donegal Gaeltacht, situated between mountain and sea – a great centre for both activity and relaxation, offering the best in culture and tradition with modern amenities. Visit their website for further information about local events, music, hill walking and much more.

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Inishowen Head Loop

The ancient territory (The Land of the O Doherty’s), of County Donegal is the most northerly part of Ireland. Its northern shore is on the restless Atlantic Ocean with Lough Swilly forming its western boundary and Lough Foyle to the east. Monuments of an earlier age grow from the landscape as castles, towers and ancient churches. The Celtic crosses and the pagan monuments come together in a colour…

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Jailbreak @ Lifford Old Courthouse

Jailbreak is the North-west’s first live escape room! Set in real Dungeon Cells beneath the Old Courthouse, you and your group have been sentenced to death for a crime they didn’t commit and locked in a jail cell. With only 60 minutes to escape, your group will have to work together to find clues in the room and solve a series of puzzles to save yourselves! Do you have what it takes to make it …

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Culdaff Slí

The Culdaff Slí na Sláinte is a 3.4km route, which starts at the Wee Hall in the village centre. The route continues for 1.7km along a well-maintained path towards Culdaff beach, car park and children’s playground. To complete the route, walk back to the starting point at the Wee Hall. Linear Trail Length 3.4km Time 30min Nearest Town: Culdaff Coillte Recreational Trails. The Long Strand …

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Donegal Fun Adventures

Donegal Fun Adventure operate at Creevy Pier, The Mall Quay, Ballyshannon, Donegal Town Pier amoungst some of our bases. We operate on a Go As You Please basis, suitable for family of all ages, no experience needed. All safety personal items provided. Feature sit on kayaks, very suitable for beginners. Feature sit in canoes for the touring kayaking. Mix of try a kayak, Moonlight Paddle, Childr…

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Donegal Garden Trail

Founded in 2006, and opening our gates for the first time in the spring of 2007, we are an association of Public and Private Gardens. In 2019 we will have 22 member gardens spread throughout County Donegal from Innishown to Kilcar. Many private gardens proudly collect donations for local charities. Our membership includes long established historic gardens as well as newly made gardens. We are …

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Narin & Portnoo Golf Club

If you are looking to golf in Ireland Narin and Portnoo Golf Club, is situated in a beautiful seaside resort in County Donegal in the northwest of the country. It is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18-hole links Golf courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. Opened in 1930, it is engagingly old-fashioned, with a meandering routing over and around the dunes. The c…

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Irish House

Since its launch in 2015, Irish House has provided those who have an appreciation for authentic Irish crafts and design with the opportunity to purchase high-quality products at their location on the famous Diamond, in the heart of historic Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. The Mulherns, who founded and own Irish House, are fifth generation handweavers and have a strong desire to ensure that the centurie…

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The Bike Stop & Small Engine Repairs

Ladies Gents and childrens bikes for hire Hybrid bikes, Hybrid bikes, ladies bikes, kids bikes. We hire Double kiddies trailers, box trailers, tagalong bikes, kiddies seats, panniers, front handlebar bags.

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Donegal Equestrian Centre

Donegal Equestrian Centre situated 1 mile from the centre of Bundoran in the beautiful North West coast of Ireland is the perfect choice for all your horse riding . They offer instruction in riding, horse riding holidays, pony camps, beach & trail rides suitable for all levels of rider. They have a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh - 17hh to suit all abilities. With numerous beaches on the…

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The Art House

A photographic installation of work exploring and celebrating the ever-evolving beauty of Ards Forest through the four seasons since 2014. The exhibition is a careful selection of photos I think are particularly beautiful, interesting and evocative. In part of the installation, some of the pictures are integrated into a stone wall at the back of the gallery, with living ferns growing around th…

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Drumharriff Forest Stroll

Drumharrif wood offers the family a gentle looped walk near the village of Pettigo on the border with Northern Ireland. The forest road section of trail follows the old Great Northern Railway line. The old station house was located close to the village of Pettigo. The trains travelled to Dublin, Enniskillen, Ballyshannon and Bundoran. The station closed in 1957. Walk: This looped trail takes y…

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Letterkenny Slí

The Letterkenny Slí na Sláinte is 2.7km in length and starts at the Bus Depot at the Station Roundabout. To follow the route, continue towards Port Bridge passing Letterkenny Institute of Technology, then turning left just before the bridge onto Ballyraine Road. Passing the Mont Errigal Hotel and Ballyraine National School, turn left onto the Ramelton Road, noticing the pleasant view of Gortlee Wo…

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Doe Castle Tours

Doe Castle, a stronghold of the MacSweeney Clan for almost 200 years, sits on the waterline of Sheephaven Bay on The Wild Atlantic Way off the R245 between Carrigart and Creeslough, Co. Donegal. The grounds are open all year around, but tours inside the Castle must be with a guide . Guided tours of the Castle are facilitated by local community group, Moving Mevagh Forward, daily during July …

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Dunfanaghy Stables

Welcome to Dunfanaghy Stables! We are open from Easter to Halloween. Helen and her staff are proud to show you this naturally stunning part of Ireland the best way possible, on horseback! We are an equestrian tourism destination based at Arnolds Hotel located along the Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal, Irelands most rugged coastline. We are AIRE APPROVED. Come horse riding with the Mc Daids! We…

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Rita Wilson Photography Gallery

Photography Gallery of local images from the Fanad and Rosguill Peninsula. The gallery is located in the town of Downings right next to the local Post Office. Images include Donegals Sky at Night, Landscapes, Seascapes and Pet Photography.

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Glenveagh - Lakeside Walk

Length: 3.5km (Not a looped walk) Time: 40mins Terrain: A mostly flat gravel path This trail brings you through the glen from the visitor centre Location is at the Bus Stop near the Visitor Centre. ( Grid Ref: C 039231) to Glenveagh castle and gardens. The walk begins at the bus shelter from where there is a fine view of the valley of Glenveagh and continues along the shores of Lo…

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Cloughaneely Golf Club

Cloughaneely Golf Club is a 9 hole golf course set in a beautiful woodland estate in North West Donegal just outside the village of Falcarragh. The challenging par 70 course is a test for any golfer’s handicap and at the same time offers plenty of scope for the beginner. Our green fees are very reasonable and new members are always welcome. Next time you are in the North West Donegal come visit …

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Donegal Trad Trail

Enjoy a night of Traditional Irish Music, Song and dance in the company of some of Donegals finest traditional musicians. Our Trad Trail bus operates 6 nights a week (ex Saturday) from May to October, leaving the Tourist Information Offices on the Quay in Donegal Town at 9pm (returning approx midnight), bringing you to the towns of Ardara, Dunkineely and Glenties (depending on what night the se…

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Lifford Slí

The Lifford Slí is 3km in length and joins the Highway to Health route in Strabane as the first cross-border Slí na Sláinte route. The route begins at the church and continues in the direction of Lifford Bridge, by-passing the Town. At this point there is a Loop walk of 1.4km which takes in the Town if you wish. Crossing Lifford Bridge you will reach the Barnhill Road By-pass joining you to the 4.…

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Donegal Adventure Centre

Donegal Adventure Centre is Ireland’s largest surfschool based in Bundoran, County Donegal and this year we are well into our second decade of providing exciting adventure sports, outdoor activities, surf lessons and fantastic service to schools, families and adult Groups. We cater for single lessons, day trips and overnight stays for primary, secondary and third level as well as for individual ad…

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Unique Ascent

At Unique Ascent we provide a range of unique guiding and instructional packages tailored to take you safely to the summits of the most outstanding Sea Stacks in Ireland and the UK. What is involved in an average sea stack climbing day will take you way beyond any other currently available adventurous activity in Ireland. This activity is open to everyone and does not require any previous climbing…

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Falcarragh Visitor Centre

Falcarragh, a Gaeltacht region in Donegal, is a market town in the parish of Cloughaneely, which is located in Northwest Donegal on the N56 route, approximately 45km from Letterkenny. The area surrounding Falcarragh is one of amazing natural beauty, with the Derryveagh mountains to one side and the beautiful unspoilt beaches of Drumnatinney, Ballyness Bay and Magheroarty on the other. The islan…

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An Club Beag

Activity play centre for your child to come along and join in the fun. With activites including Arts and Crafts, Story telling, Rymes and Sing songs.

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Rathmullan Charters

Rathmullan Charters operate two fully licenced charter boats Enterprise 1 and Swilly Explorer based at our own pontoon at Rathmullan Co. Donegal. They fish the sheltered waters of Lough Swilly and the many wrecks off Fanad Head which hold an abundance of fish including pollack, cod, ray, gurnard, whiting, ling, thornback ray and many varieties of flat fish. Lough Swilly is famous for tope which a…

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Glencolmcille - Drum Loop

Glencolmcille Drum Loop - The stretch of coastline between Slieve League and Slieve Tooey in southwest Donegal is a fine spot for walkers eager to breakaway from the trappings of modern living. The entire 35km coastline bristles with jagged rock pinnacles and soaring cliffs and, nestled in the midst of all this glorious scenery, is the village of Glencolmcille. Wonderfully remote, Glencolmcill…

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Inis Eoghain Cycleway

The Inis Eoghain Cycleway is a 55km loop connecting The River Foyle in County Londonderry to Lough Swilly in Donegal. More than one third of the route is traffic free passing along the Foyle Valley, close to the heart of Derry City and continuing under the spectacular Foyle Bridge before heading through Ballyarnett Country Park. Once at the city limits, the route begins to climb to An Grianán Aile…

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Glow Bowling

Bundoran Glowbowl has 8 Bowling lanes. Maximum players at any one time is 48 Bowlers, with 6 per lane. Pricing is per game Adults €7.50, Children €5.50. This is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West which caters for all the family.We are totally wheelchair friendly, we have ramps to Bowling Area and Ball Ramps that allow wheelchair play. Disabled Wheelchair access is from re…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Noras Rose Garden

A gem of a rose garden on a modern housing development. Featuring a huge range of varieties (Climbers, Hybrid Tea and Floribunda) in every colour and with fragrances that will knock your socks off. Admission: €5 to charity and garden maintenance Directions: From N15 in the centre of Ballybofey turn on to R252 (Glenfin Road) passing Jackson’s Hotel on the right. Blue Cedars is on the left a…

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Ards Forest Park - Sand Dune Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The sea…

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Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs

Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs Sliabh Liag also known as Slieve League is one of County Donegal’s truly iconic visitor attractions. Situated on the south west coast of County Donegal, Sliabh Liag is said to be the one of the highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe. A visit to Sliabh Liag will take your breathe away with its dramatic scenery, imposing cliff faces, and wild …

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Jaws Watersports

Jaws Watersports have fantastic, safe and sandy Blue Flag beaches for those surfers still on the ’L Plates’ and reef and sandbar breaks for the more experienced, the locality in and around Dunfanaghy is a surfers paradise. The owner/manager Donald Craig has been surfing for over 2 decades and has worked in the outdoor activity sector since 1996. Dunfanaghy is a picturesque village situated in the…

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Glenveagh - The Garden Trail

Glenveagh - The Garden Trail - Length: 1km (This is a looped walk) Time: 1hr Terrain: Gravel pathway Following a well-marked route the trail offers visitors a full tour of the features of the gardens. Started around 1890 by Cornelia Adair and embellished in the 1960’s and 1970’s by Henry Mc Ilhenny the garden offers great contrast with the surrounding landscape. Features inclu…

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Border Bikes

Bikes and Toys was established in 1991 in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. Instore we offer an extensive range of quality bicycles, whether you are looking for your childs first bike or a racing novice looking for some new wheels look no further! We have a huge range of over 200 bicycles on display and our trained professionals will help you choose and get the right fit for your new bicycle. Bikes…

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Souls Gaze Studio

Souls Gaze Studio - fine art and crafts made in Malin Head; Carnmalin, Malin Head, Inishowen wee shed gallery. Paintings by artist Andrea Redmond are currently in collections in Canada, Scotland and Northern Ireland. She is renowned for her mystical works. Paintings of: local wildlife, scenes of Malin Head and Faeries; art dolls; wood , cement and stone sculptures; art quilts. Commissions welcome…

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Area 50

We have a wide variety of activities for children across our park and we also provide accommodation with our log cabins and mobile homes. We have lots to do with bouncy castles, water sports, trampolines , an indoor play area, rock climbing, archery and many more activities!

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Moville Slí

The Moville Slí na Sláinte is a 4.4km route which follows a picturesque 2.2km path along the River Foyle before returning back to Moville. The route starts at the Market Square, just off the Main Street and turns onto Jamess Street and down towards The Green (a 10 acre site donated by the Montgomery Family, ancestors of Field Marshal Montgomery the 2nd World War hero), where it follows the bottom …

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Ards Forest Park - Green Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Ard na Mona Wood

The views in Donegal are stunning, so a country stroll becomes a mini-adventure for all the family. Ardnamona Woods is a marvellous quiet Nature Reserve with a nicely created walking path loops around large oak, hazel and holly trees in a Woodland that is left in its natural state. There are beautiful mosses, bluebells, wood sorrel, streams and the lakeside to enjoy on this delightful walk develo…

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An Grianan Theatre

An Grianán Theatre is an integral part of the county’s thriving cultural life and a flagship venue in the North West of Ireland. It gives local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events including drama, comedy, music, dance and much more.

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Glenalla House

he country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913. Beyond the house and walled kitchen garden are the formal elements of the rockery, rose beds, arbour and stone edged lily pond. There are collections of rhododendrons together with summer and autumn flowe…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Rathmullan House

The walled kitchen garden where a broad range of soft fruit, vegetables, salad crops and herbs are cultivated for the award winning hotel kitchens. Adjacent to the Restaurant is a recently made tranquillity garden with a contemporary sculpture by Zara Cunningham-Bell. There is no charge for admission to our gardens and they are open: Easter to October 10am-4pm Daily. Closed November to Easter. …

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Mevagh Dive Centre

Mevagh Dive Centre Donegal’s only Dive Centre and Ireland’s largest all under one roof, with Diving Equipment Sales, Hire, Servicing, Cylinder Testing and our new state of the art Swimming Pool. They offer Diver Training all year round, situated on the North West coast of Ireland between Sheephaven Bay and Mulroy Bay, home to some excellent wreck diving in Ireland in some of the clearest waters fo…

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Drumboe - Multi Access

Drumboe Multi Access - This trail follows forest tracks looping through the southern part of the forest to the western end, with the return along the river bank. It passes through some of the quieter parts of the forest with many species of trees and shrubs and there are bluebells and wild garlic in spring. There are good views of the river. In winter parts of this trail along the river may be flo…

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Greencastle Golf Club

Greencastle Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole links course which nestles in the idyllic surrounds of the Inishowen Peninsula. It is a members owned course on the banks of, and superb views across, Lough Foyle. It is based in the north of the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The club was founded in 1892 as a nine hole course and during it’s centenary year opened a further nine, very challengin…

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Arena 7

Welcome to Letterkenny’s number 1 Entertainment Complex in beautiful Donegal. The whole family can enjoy a day out at Arena7 with a great choice no matter what the age. The kids can choose from anyone of our seven great services from Bowling World to Waynes World from Strikes Bar & Restaurant to our Championship Pool Tables and not forgeting our Bite & Bowl Diner, Arcade Games, Go Karts and of cou…

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The Bike Stop & Small Engine Repairs

Ladies Gents and childrens bikes for hire Hybrid bikes, Hybrid bikes, ladies bikes, kids bikes. We hire Double kiddies trailers, box trailers, tagalong bikes, kiddies seats, panniers, front handlebar bags trail gators.

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Bonny Glen Wood - Lough Namanlagh Trail

This linear trail on forest road and path takes in Bonnyglen Lough and Lough Namanlagh with some smaller lakes and streams to be seen along the route. There is a number of tree species to be enjoyed in this beautiful and peaceful woodland with a wide variety of wildlife including a heron colony. Linear Trail Length: 3km | Time: 1 hour - moderate Nearest Town: Glenties

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Nora Duffy Thorr/CUISLE

A Painter/Printmaker, she teaches workshops at her Hill Farm studio in beautiful Gweedore. She lives on a small Hill Sheep Farm with stunning views of Aranmore Island and surrounding area. Workshops are facillitated from one day to one week and on a one to one basis.

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Ross Fine Art

Opening times: 11am-5pm Monday to Saturday or by appointment. Reduced hours in winter. Long established as one of Ireland’s most prestigious commercial galleries, Ross Fine Art has built a reputation for carrying important paintings and sculpture by some of the best established and emerging artists in Ireland and overseas. Artists such as Stephen Mc Kenna, Melita Denaro and Heidi Nguyen hang bes…

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Bundoran Historical Walking Tour

Every Thursday Morning at 11am from 20th June to 29th August 2019 - Departing from Bundoran Tourist Office each Thursday morning at 11am, this hour long tour will give an overview of the towns history from tourism to railway to music and more!

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Kingfisher Cycle Trail

The Kingfisher Cycle Trail was the first long distance cycle trail in Ireland and follows minor country roads through the border counties of Fermanagh, Leitrim, Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan. The trail travels through landscape dotted with rivers and lakes. Attractions include the Lough Scur Dolmen, Castle Coole and the Marble Arch caves. This unique mixture of lake-lands, canal side tracks, roll…

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Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre was established in 1995 by the County Donegal Railway Restoration Limited. Its situated in the old Donegal Town station houses museum, information centre and a shop. Other attractions onsite include restore (and unrestored) coaches, trailers and garden with picnic area. It appeals to locals and tourists alike with information on the history of the railway, model…

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Lenan Loop

Lenan Trail Clonmany A-B. Leaving the trailhead at the beach at Lenankeel follow the green (and purple) arrows as the loop turns right crosses a concrete bridge and follows a surfaced roadway for 150m. The purple arrows are for a longer and more challenging Urris Lakes Loop. After 150m the road turns sharp left at a farmhouse – the loops turn right here and join a stony roadway. Pass through a ga…

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Edel MacBride Designer

Designer knitwear with a contemporary Irish identity designed and handmade locally. A sustainable family business connecting the past to the future. As a fashion designer qualified first from Limerick School of Art and Design in 1986, early collections were a reflection of new possibilities for Donegal tweed, a fabric first developed in our region of the North West of Ireland. With an instin…

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Lough Eske Spa

Lough Eske Spa in Donegal, Ireland is your escape to a world of well-deserved pampering and natural, restorative therapies. Situated in the castle garden, the refreshing, peaceful setting is reflected in the buildings natural sandstone and rich wood floor features. Our skilful and caring staff places you as top priority. Here, the concept of the traditional spa treatment transcends mere manicur…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Salthill Garden

Salthill is well illustrated in “The Irish Garden” (2015) by Jane Powers with photographs by Jonathon Hession. She aptly describes the space “The 0.5 hectare enclosure has that delightful feeling of privacy and mystery that is particular to old walled gardens”. So, come and witness the “great gatherings of herbaceous plants amid mature shrubs and noteworthy trees”. Admission: €5 Adults, €2 …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Backleas

A new garden combined with old natural woodland. The garden is of some historic significance in that the remains of an aqueduct dug during the famine as a relief project to convey water to a corn mill two miles away is still visible. Indeed stone mill wheels, a famine pot and lots of bog oak also feature. The entrance to the house is built with stone in the same manner as an ancient fort on the…

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Slí Cholmcille - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí Cholmcille is a section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that circles around the remote landscapes of south west Donegal. The name of the route is derived from that of St Colmcille, one of Ireland’s early Christian saints, who was born in County Donegal and lived for a while in this region. He is recalled in the name of Glencolmcille, Donegal’s westerlymost village, a place steeped in pre-Christ…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Cluain na dTor Seaside Garden

This is Donegal’s tropical garden, inspirational and boldly experimental! This garden also specialises in plants tolerant of seaside conditions. ‘Cluain na dTor’ meaning “meadow of the shrubs” - an apt place-name - shrubs as shelter and as ornamentals populate this garden with surrounding natural wildflower meadows. Twenty years in the making, a wonderfully eclectic mix of individual specimens ar…

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Awaken Adventures

Awaken Adventures is an outdoor adventure activities provider set up by me, Stephen Bell, based in Letterkenny and operating throughout all of County Donegal. Awaken Adventures is all about getting out and exploring the amazing landscape of Donegal. Whether through climbing, walking or kayaking, there is so much to see and so many adventures to be had, regardless of your fitness or ability! …

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Letterkenny Activity Centre

Letterkenny Activity Centre - Fun for all the family. Karting at approx 800 meters they have one of the largest tracks in Ulster with both Adult and Junior karts available from age 8. The track is unique in that it is part indoor but mostly outdoor. High Rope and Zipline Park Spend over an hour in the High Rope Park and test your head for heights as you overcome the obstacles in the multi level…

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Salthill Gardens

Salthill House is an intact early 18th Century house overlooking Donegal Bay, complete with the original enclosed yard and walled garden. Since 1985 the one acre kitchen garden has been transformed into a series of lovely mixed flower borders with a wide selection of new and interesting plants.

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Buncrana Golf Club

The Buncrana Golf Club is located on the entrance to Buncrana and 200 metres from the Tourist Information Office. Overlooking the beautiful Lough Swilly this oldest 9 hole links course in Ireland delivers a challenge to the most advance golfers yet, offers enjoyment to beginners also. The Buncrana Golf Club also offers the keenest green fees in Ireland, with €15 all week and €10 for Open Competiti…

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Monreagh Ulster Scots Heritage & Education Centre

Poised gracefully amid the fertile lands of the Laggan Valley in East Donegal, near the banks of the River Foyle, approximately 8kms from the historic city of Derry / Londonderry is Monreagh Ulster Scots / Scots Irish Heritage & Education Centre. In the tranquil settings of a beautifully restored 19th-century manse, visitors are taken on a journey through the mists of time, exploring the rich …

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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Visitors Center takes you on an informative and at times humorous journey through Irish history & culture. Life size, authentic attractions include original thatched dwellings inhabited up until the 1980s. Other scenes include an Irish Wake, Eviction Scene, Travelling Community, Presbyterian Meeting House, Orange Lodge, Republican Safe House and new for 2012 the Haunted Rooms!

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Hanna Hats of Donegal Ltd

In 1924 David Hanna Snr established a tailoring company in Donegal, on Ireland’s Northwest coast. Hanna Hats’ journey began in 1964 handcrafting bespoke headwear. David’s son John continued creating innovative tweed products using the age old tradition of craftsmanship. John’s children carry their father and grandfather’s vision as a third generation family business. Original designs are assem…

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Seaview Gardens

Facing south and overlooking Donegal Bay, this garden has a large variety of shrubs and herbaceous plants giving year-round colour and interest. New plants and planting areas are continually being added, making this a garden to be visited time and again.

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An t-Sean Bheairic

At the Falcarragh Visitor Centre, you can immerse yourself in the lives of our rural ancestors from Falcarragh and its surrounding region. The Centre, which contains a Coffee Shop, Craft Shop and Tourist Information Desk, is housed in an ex-R.I.C. barracks. Permanent exhibits of the history and culture of the barracks are on display. The Centre is open all year round.

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Ballyshannon Cycle Hub Loop 2

Ballyshannon is part of the long distance North West Cycle Trail which goes through the counties of Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim & Sligo. This 326km route travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes along quiet country roads & through rural towns & villages with traffic free sections in urban areas. The below shorter looped cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular…

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Cartys Land & Sea Sports

Carty’s Land and Sea sports is a newly opened hunting and fishing store in Bundoran, Co Donegal. No matter what type of sport you enjoy you will find it nearby, whether game fishing on the Drowes, Bunduff river, Erne Estuary or one of the many lakes locally, sea fishing from Shore or Boat in Donegal Bay, or coarse fishing on the nearby Erne Lakes. Land and Sea Sports offers a great family run…

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Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north-west of Co. Donegal. It is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness which includes the Castle and Gardens. At the centre of the Park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, a late 19th century castellated mansion, built as a hunting lodge.

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Lenamore Stables

Lenamore Stables would like to invite you to join our wonderful riding school situated uniquely on the borders of both Derry~Londonderry and Donegal. The stables have been in the Graham family for over 100 years. Lenamore Stables is proud to be a member of the British Horse Society and the Association of Irish Riding Establishment. We have more than 30 well-trained horses and ponies suitable for …

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Wild Atlantic Surf School

Established in 2015 by Greg Gallagher, Wild Atlantic Surf School operates at the beautiful Dooey Beach near Dungloe in Co. Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland. Wild Atlantic Surf School is approved by the Irish Surfing Association and provides a fun and safe introduction to the sport of surfing. Dooey Beach is the perfect location to get started, with over 3 kilometres of sandy beach and i…

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Dive Arranmore Charters

Dive Arranmore Charters is situated off Northwest Donegal along Irelands`s stunning Wild Atlantic Way. The waters surrounding Arranmore Island boast the finest of dive sites. The pristine waters attract an abundance of sea life which makes for a fantastic dive. Arranmore offers a wide range of dive sites suitable for all levels of experience. Dive Arranmore Charters can arrange transfers from…

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Castle Adventure Farm

Castle adventure open farm is a fantastic day out for all the family with lots of indoor and outdoor activities. Come visit us today !!

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Irenes Fun World

An exciting childrens indoor activity centre. We host parties and have something for all the family. Based In Donegal Town.

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Carraghblagh Gardens

Carrablagh is an excellent example of a well established country garden dating back to the mid 19th century. Set on the eastern cliffs of the Fanad Peninsula where Lough Swilly meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Donegal Garden Trail: Foxrock

A sea-side flower-filled garden, tucked into the hillside, sheltered from N winds, has been developed on a minimal budget respecting the natural flow of the 0.75 acre sloping site. The 30ft high rockery was developed using natural and sometimes steep pathways. It is planted with interesting specimen shrubs, trees, alpines, succulents and perennials. Twisting paths and steps lead down to a natur…

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Rapid Kayaking

Rapid Kayaking offers the opportunity to go and explore.Get close and interact with the Wild Atlantic scenery, bird and animal life and the possibility of paddling into caves, through sea arches, to rocky reefs or along the beautiful, picturesque coastline in which the west coast of Ireland is famous for. The aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…

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Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs

Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs Sliabh Liag also known as Slieve League is one of County Donegal’s truly iconic visitor attractions. Situated on the south west coast of County Donegal, Sliabh Liag is said to be the one of the highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe. A visit to Sliabh Liag will take your breathe away with its dramatic scenery, imposing cliff faces, and wild atla…

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Turf n Surf School

TurfnSurf Lodge & Surf School Bundoran provides beginner surf lessons, sea kayak tours and Blo-karting from our Bundoran. Skilled and experienced instructors can bring you to the next level of surfing. The next level can be just a step up from beginner through to polishing off the advanced surfer. The instructors at TurfnSurf can help you achieve all these goals and much more. Turf n Surf are one …

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Lower Cranny Gardens

Herbaceous perennials, shrubs and mature trees together with a mixed-hedge \fairy ring\ and a conservatory of plot plants all combine to make a restful garden. A place where woodland, wetland, stream and meadow surround a lake to provide a most rewarding natural setting and habitat for wild flowers, birds, animals and insects.

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Butlers Glen Loop

this is a walk for fit and experienced walkers only. Starting at the spectacularly located car park on the north side of the Gap of Marmore, this route takes the walker into the heart of Inishowens finest hills. The walk offers an unfolding backdrop of the rugged coastal scenery of north Donegal with Panoramic views in all directions. There is also a linear walk Marmore to Straid incorporating i…

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Travel Donegal - Cathedral Quarter Walking Tours

Our experienced Tour Guides will take you on a short walk (some uphill) informing you of incredible & exciting historical events from Letterkennys beginnings. From the Market Square to the old Church Lane where we have traced the residents back 150 years. Into Conwal Parish Church & Graveyard we explore interesting gravestones & the stories behind them. Make our way to Sentry Hill around poignant …

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Forget Me Not Craft Shop

Irish Crafts, Gifts, Interiors Brighten up a rainy day by visiting Forget-Me-Not! Why not call in and take a look at our fabulous range of new stock. We have a wide stock profile, hand painted silk scarves, pottery, handbags, bog oak, turf craft, Belleek china, bodhrans, Celtic and contemporary jewellery, Hummel and to name but a few. Call in and see our huge range of crafts made in Donegal and I…

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The Bike Stop

Treat your family to a fun day and get fit at the same time, cycling and taking in the views and sights of the beautiful rugged coastline of Bundoran, or broaden your horizons in the surrounding areas of Counties Leitrim Sligo and Donegal.

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Wild Atlantic Camp Pitch & Putt

On site we have a Par 3 9 hole Pitch and Putt golf course with lovely views overlooking Sheephaven Bay. We have the clubs, balls and tees so you just need to turn up to get a game. Our green fees are €6.50 per adult and €4.50 per child for a round and your clubs, golf balls and tees are provided. Book your round at reception, first come first served.

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Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium

The Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium is located in the old Coast Guard Station, only 100 yards from the Lough Foyle Ferry landing at Greencastle Harbour, County Donegal. Attractions include extensive nautical exhibits, memorabilia, photographs, models, modern and ancient maritime equipment and Irish boats from six to fifty feet. The state of the art planetarium features accurate depic…

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The Gap Trail

This purpose built walking and cycling trail follows the old railway line which served a Bord na Mona turf extraction facility. It crosses the Ownea River (and the Bluestack Waymarked Way at this point), passes through an area of forestry and ends at the remote, but hauntingly beautiful, Lough McHugh. Linear Trail Distance: Approximately 2.8 kms Time: 1 hours Terrain: Purpose built path …

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Hanna Hats of Donegal Ltd - Factory Shop Guided Tours

In 1924 David Hanna Snr established a tailoring company in Donegal, on Ireland’s Northwest coast. The third generation of Hannas continue their father and grandfathers vision, creating innovative tweed and linen products using the age-old tradition of craftsmanship. Each product is handmade using the finest quality materials in the Hanna Hats factory located in Donegal Town. All visitors are we…

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Ards Forest Park - Heritage Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Campview Farm Ltd

Campview Farm is a fully functional family business with a broad range of agricultural machinery that operates throughout the year. Its current mixed enterprises include dairy, beef, and sheep. The farm operates with 30 lambing ewes and a herd of 40 spring calving cows in which the calves are reared from birth for the beef enterprise. The farm is open for groups to visit from June until October…

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Dunfanaghy Golf Club

Golf on the Wild Atlantic Way Nestled on the western shores of Sheephaven Bay with its blue flag beaches and stunning scenery, Dunfanaghy Golf Club sits on the edge of the picturesque village of Dunfanaghy in the shadow of Muckish Mountain. Golf has been played on the seaside links of Dunfanaghy for over 100 years. The course was laid out in 1905 by Mr Harry Vardon, six times winner of the Britis…

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Aura Leisure Centre

Aura Letterkenny Leisure Complex offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness. Aura Letterkenny’s extensive selection of exercise equipment ensures a maximum range of fitness and health facilities for all our members.

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The Gallery

This attractive two story stone house was built in the 1840\s as the fever hospital for Dunfanaghy Workhouse. It closed in 1922. Then from the 1930\s to the 1960\s it was used as the National School for the Roman Catholic Children of the area. It’s opening in 1968, as \The Gallery\ was the inspiration of Frank Egginton, the well-known landscape artist. Since then his daughter and son-in-law have r…

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Wild Atlantic Equestrian Centre

The Wild Atlantic Equestrian Centre is situated at Dunlewey lakeside in the heart of the North West Donegal Gaeltacht under the majestic gaze of Errigal Mountain. Located next to Ionad Cois Locha, Dunlewey Cultural Centre, on the slopes of the Derryveagh Mountains and beside Glenveagh National Park, and on the Wild Atlantic Way. A business, run by friends and family, who provide an Equestrian Ed…

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Crolly Lúb an Chlochain Bhig

Lúb an Chlochain Bhig - This is a very pleasant, historically interesting walk that loops from the village of Crolly mainly on tracks and minor road with an optional a spur which is a short but attractive path along the tree-lined banks of the Gweedore River Estuary to the west. There are spectacular views along the river to the coast and across the bay. Looped Trail Length: 6.3km Time: 1hr 50…

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Rosapenna Golf Resort

Rosapenna Golf Resort is home to two championship links courses in one stunning coastal location. Golfers have been travelling to Rosapenna since the late 19th century when the Old Tom Morris links was ranked 3rd in the British Isles behind St.Andrews and Royal County Down. It was for this reason that great golfers of their time Harry Vardon, James Braid and Tom Ball holidayed in Rosapenna. …

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Muckish Lúb Loch na mBoll

Muckish Lúb Loch na mBoll - Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walk is short but provides a good atmospheric flavour of the vast walking potential of this area. Walk is adequately signposted - best in dry conditions and suitable for whole family. Looped Trail Length: 4km Tim…

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Sliabh Liag Pilgram Path

Cosán an Oilithrigh or Pilgrims Path at Sliabh Liag is a stunning 4km access route on to the plateau of Sliabh Liag. It follows the ancient path up a U-shape valley nestled between Leargadachtan Mountain and the sea cliffs at Shanbally, overlooking the small fishing village of Teelin in South West Donegal. Following the old green road from the car park at Ballymore you round the corner where the w…

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Glenveagh - Derrylahan Nature Trail

Glenveagh Derrylahan Nature Trail - Length: 2km (This is a looped walk) Time: 45mins Terrain: Gravel track, both flat and steep in places This attractive way marked walk near the Visitor Centre is an ideal introduction to Glenveagh’s natural environment. It offers visitors of all ages and fitness levels a chance to see some of the plants and animals of Glenveagh National Park. T…

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Castlefinn X-treme Karting

The racing track is set out over 9 acres and provides the thrills of hair pins, full length straights and sweeping bends. The track is raced in an anti clockwise direction on tarmac with full run off points. The design of the track allows for the top speed of 55mph to be reached on the straight, before zooming into the Dragons Den bend, where careful manipulation and skill are required before ente…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Oakfield Park

Oakfield Park is a 100 acre garden, consisting of award winning walled gardens to ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, a hedge maze, heritage trees and sculptures. Our crowning glory is a 4.5km narrow gauge railway with a diesel and steam train operating passenger trips daily. This is a magical way to explore the park s gardens as the train passes through flower meadows, beautiful woodlands, will…

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Archery Arcade

A Fun Safe New approach to Archery. Progress in minutes to playing The Games. All Equipment Provided. Corporate & Private Sessions. Indoors & Outdoors Fun.

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Lough Swilly Marina

Lough Swilly Marina is located at Fahan, Co. Donegal along the western shore of the Inishowen Peninsula. It offers safe and secure berthing for boats of various sizes along finger pontoons. It is only 3 kilometres from Buncrana and is a 10 minute drive into the city of Derry. Buses run through the village on a regular basis and it is a short taxi drive into the City. Daily, weekly and monthly …

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Linocut Studio

Hand printed linocuts of birds and animals native to Ireland and Britain. A linocut is a relief print, like a woodcut. The image is carved out of a lino block and what remains will print when the inked roller is passed over the top of the block. Paper is laid on the inked block and burnished by hand or passed through a press which leaves an impression. All linocuts are hand printed on 100% aci…

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Unique Ascent

Unique Ascent specialise in providing exceptional outdoor adventure holidays, outdoor activities and mountain training courses with a difference. Hill Walking Rock Climbing Sea Stack Ascents Tyrolean Traverse Mountain and Climbing Qualifications Guiding (hills, mountains, ice and rock) Winter Mountaineering Abseiling, Coastaleering, Sea Kayaking, Wild Camping

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Donegal Garden Trail: Browns Farm

This garden surrounds a small house with flower borders, grassy paths and many seats each with a special view. Children are very welcome and there are maps for exploring paths and woodland passage ways. There are places for picnics or sheltering from raindrops. Admission: €5 to charity Directions: Take N56 from the centre of Glenties (direction Portnoo) for approx 8km. Take left turn on to …

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The Old Courthouse, Lifford

Just 15 miles away from Letterkenny and 15 miles from Derry/Londonderry, lies Lifford, the historic capital of Donegal. The Old Courthouse was built in 1746 and was once home to some of the North Wests most wanted villains. These days its home to a museum which has proved itself a firm favourite with all ages. You will have a chance to experience the life of a prisoner as you are arrested b…

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Walking Tour Packages Abbey Hotel Donegal

The Abbey Hotel has been dealing with Walkers and Hikers for many years and have put together great value packages to suit every level. There are walks for families, fun, fitness, leisurely walkers or seasoned ramblers - whatever your interest, we’ll have the ideal walk for you. Take a challenging hike or a casual stroll for a breathtaking experience. After a long day walking or hiking guests ha…

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Fin McCool Surf School & Shop

Fin McCool Surf School based in Rossnowlagh, Co.Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland, provides an enjoyable and safe introduction to the ever growing exhilarating sport of Surfing. Neil Britton, head surf instructor and owner of Fin McCool’s, comes from a family of surfing pioneers in Ireland. Neil has surfed on the Irish team and has judged surf contests internationally. Fin McCools Surf …

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John Molloy Ltd Knitwear

John Molloy Woollen Mills Ltd is a family run business located in Ardara, Co. Donegal, on Irelands North West Atlantic coast, a region noted for its tradition in knitting, weaving, sheep farming, and fishing. Our range embraces both traditional Irish Aran fishermans sweaters and contemporary fashion knitwear.

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Wild Donegal Tours

Wild Donegal Tours is a new bus tour company for Donegal. We propose to take advantage of an existing gap in the market for a company specialising in tours along the rugged and unspoilt Wild Atlantic Way. We plan to offer a choice of scenic day tours to the headlands and winding coastlines of Donegal which will include iconic Donegal sites like Fanad Lighthouse, Grianan of Aileach Fort and Doe Cas…

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Sliabh Liag Boat Trips

Sliabh League Boat Trips do Bird, Dolphin and Whale watching. Pick up /drop off at Malinbeg for hill walkers crossing Slieve League to and from Teelin (min 10 persons). They can drop you off at the beaches and pick you up later. Island hopping to Inishmurray and Rathlin O Beirne (weather has to be very good). They use a small boat to drop off at the beaches and islands. Hen and Stag partys welcome…

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Muckish Lúb Loch Achair

Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walking is largely on level rough surfaced tracks with some sections of rougher bog paths which could be wet at times,Much of the walk is along the old track path of the historic Burtonport rail line passing alongside Lough Achair and offering dist…

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Bundoran Golf Club

Hello and welcome to Bundoran Golf Club, the hidden gem of the NorthWest. Presenting a challenging par 70, our golf course sweeps along the rugged and picturesque Donegal Bay coastline with a mixture of dunes and undulating terrain making up our 18 holes. With endless views of the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the magnificent Dartry Mountains to the east, you are blessed with 360 degree super…

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Kidz Kingdom

Let the little ones in your life run free at our soft play area’. Kidz Kingdom is a fully indoor adventure centre that has slides, ball pools, trampolines and many more attractions to ensure hours of endless fun for the kids in your family’. Full lunch menu with hot and cold drinks is available at all times. For the little and Big Kids in the family. We also cater for birthday parties, confirm…

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Raw Dance Academy Hip Hop

Raw Dance Academy Hip Hop Summer School. Amazing fun activity for the whole family starting on Tuesday 3rd July 2pm-3.30pm & Thursday 5th July at The Lakeside Centre, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, Donegal. Summer school will run during the summer. Summers school monthly fee €30 every Tuesday Tuesday & Thursday Time 2-3.30pm. Contact number Natalie +353 (83) 039 4841 Come down and put on your da…

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Urris Lakes Loop

For those seeking a challenging but rewarding hike through remote country, this walk offers it all ( A strenuous, physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes and only suitable for experienced and very fit walkers). Starting at the wonderfully atmospheric Lenan Strand, the route follows a mix of bog road, ancient cart tracks and open country. Looped trail Lenght 6.5km Time: 2-3hr Near…

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Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

Wild Atlantic Way Adventures is located in Clonmany, in magical Inishowen, North Donegal, full of heritage and culture. This is the home of Ireland`s most northerly point - Malin Head and it is here you will find the Ireland you have always dreamt of. At Wild Atlantic Way Adventures they combine adventure with learning, merge languages with fun, history with the environment, to enhance education.…

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Ards Forest Park - Marine Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Ballyshannon Hub Routes

Ballyshannon is part of the long distance North West Cycle Trail which goes through the counties of Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim & Sligo. This 326km route travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes along quiet country roads & through rural towns & villages with traffic free sections in urban areas. Cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular coastal scenery of Ballysha…

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Moville Pottery

Moville Pottery - Official producer of the City of Culture mug - is situated in Moville , overlooking the town & with a fantastic view of Lough Foyle. Come and see how the mugs are made. You can also paint your own pot - have a go on the potters wheel and see the biggest and smallest hand made teapots in Europe. Also on display are a unique set of HiFi speakers, which are the only ones of thei…

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Discover Bundoran

Discover Bundoran. For all things Bundoran visit the website.

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Donegal Manor and Cookery School

Donegal Cookery School at the Manor, is run by owner and home economist Sian. We run the following Classes: June July & August Bake your own Irish Wheaten Bread or White Soda Bread. 1 hour class with refreshments. February - December Package 1 Cook Your Own Party and Stayover Family, Friends and Corporate Groups between 10 - 35 form €119 per per person. Package 2 Demonstrat…

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Donegal Holidays

Welcome to DonegalHolidays.ie If you long to get away from it all, then Donegal is the perfect spot to enjoy a fantastic holiday. With soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 metres, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and cosy pubs, Donegal forces you to sit back, slow down and admire the view. Our accommodation choices cover all tastes and budgets with detailed …

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Rathmullan House Gardens

Just relax and chill out wandering in the seven acres of the beautiful Rathmullan House wooded gardens, with their lovely lawns and rose gardens, and the waterfall, sculpture, trees and flowers of the soothing, sunken Tranquillity Garden where, to quote Yeats, \peace comes dropping slow\.

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Surfworld

Established in 1990 by the Fitzgerald Family, Surfworld is an all-in-one surf shop and surf school in Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland! The feel of a locally owned, grass roots and all core surf retailer still holds pride and place in our store. The main surf shop, surf school and discount surf shop are located on the Main Street in the heart of Bundoran, but they also have a surf shop in Str…

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Mulroy Drive - Walking & Cycling Routes

The Mulroy Drive Walking and Cycling Routes are based on a series of back roads that lead on the main Mulroy Drive. The local, historical and scenic points are on the routes. Walkers & Cyclists welcome on all routes. Moross Castle Walk - A reminder of the Mac Suibhne Rule in Fanad is Moross Castle which was built on a promontory of Mulroy Bay. > Click here to read more Milford > Click here to…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Dunmore Gardens

A very remarkable traditional walled garden associated with a 1742 country house. Many wonderful gardens are to be found within one large walled area (2 acres), rich collections of ericaceous plants, early 20th century terraced rose beds and a towering Redwood stands sentinel towards the centre with paths radiating from it. Imaginative use of plants over arches, traditional fruit and vegetables…

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Afternoon Tea at Lough Eske Castle

Enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the cosy Lobby Lounge or in one of our wonderful drawing rooms.

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Gartan Ourdoor Activity Cente

Gartan Outdoor Education Centre is superbly located, set on 87 acres on the shores of Gartan Lough, 15 minutes from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, Ireland. The Centre provides a wide range of Adventure Education Courses, Environmental Education Courses, Specialist Courses, Team Building, Management Training and Adventure Sports Training. Our courses are suitable for primary schools, secondary schools, y…

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Donegal Tour Guide

Enjoy bespoke guided day tours of Inishowen, Donegal and the North West for small groups (max 7 passengers). Explore the Northern Highlands section of the Wild Atlantic Way at your own pace, with a private tour tailored to your group’s individual interests. Start your day with a pick up from your accommodation or cruise ship (Killybegs/Lough Foyle), be chauffeur driven in the comfort of a Merce…

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Bundoran Stag & Hen Weekends

Organising a weekend away is stressful enough without worrying about how to entertain everyone. Let us do the organising for you. Bundoran Stag & Hen Weekends combine the wildness of the Wild Atlantic Way with the relaxing ambiance of some of Donegal finest eateries. Surf all day and dance all night, unwind in a seaweed bath overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and be pampered from head to toe. Or if…

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EuroVelo 1 Cycling Route

Following Europes mighty western border, the Atlantic Coast Route combines for around 9,100km the majestic fjords of Norway, the wild Irish coastline and the sun-Kissed beaches of Portugal. The Route starts at the village of Newtowncunningham in County Donegal, Ireland. From here the route is signposted for almost 200km on quiet rural roads, to Donegal Town. The route then joins the North West Cyc…

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Muckross Head

Muckross Head in South West Donegal just two km from the village of Kilcar, 10 km from Killybegs and near Slieve League, the highest sea cliffs in Europe and one of Co. Donegal’s major attractions. The spectacular panoramic views include St. John’s Point, Ben Bulben in Sligo, Croagh Patrick in Mayo and Sliabh Liag, Europes highest sea cliffs. Rock Climbing: Muckross Head is a very unusual crag …

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Carrigart Horse Riding Centre

Horse Riding Centre providing trail riding/trekking for all the family. The rider will be taken by an experienced guide through a landscape that changes from sandy beaches that are pounded by the Atlantic rollers, rugged misty mountains, and relaxing long lanes to catch the views as you pass them by.

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Glencolmcille Tower Loop

Glencolmcille Tower Loop - The stretch of coastline between Slieve League and Slieve Tooey in southwest Donegal is a fine spot for walkers eager to breakaway from the trappings of modern living. The entire 35km coastline bristles with jagged rock pinnacles and soaring cliffs and, nestled in the midst of all this glorious scenery, is the village of Glencolmcille. Wonderfully remote, Glencolmcil…

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Glenleary Riding School

All instruction at Glenleary is provided by appropriately qualified, experienced and mature instructors. The main focus is weekly riding lessons. Trekking is available through the beautiful local countryside with spectacular views of Lough Swilly.

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Browns Farm & Gardens

The garden surrounds my once derelict small house and one sees an aspect of it from every room. There are perennial flower borders and grassy paths lead to the various features. There are seats and picnic tables. Paths run through the woodland which is full of spring flowers. Groups of children are very welcome. A summer house provides shelter in case of rain.

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Find Your Trail

The Irish Sports Council launched a digital Video #FindYourTrail to encourage people of all ages and ability to enjoy the great Irish outdoors. Recreational trails help people to enjoy the outdoors and facilitate, promote and manage a range of outdoor activities including countryside walking and hiking, on and off-road cycling, trail running, canoeing, horse-riding and even motorised sports, all …

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Donegal Scenic Travel

Donegal Scenic Travel is a new business with over 30 years experience in the passenger sector. In this our first year, we are providing a guided tour of SW Donegal. As we grow we intend to introduce additional tours to explore a wider area of our beautiful, yet much undiscovered county. On this leg of your sojourn along the Wild Atlantic Way, we invite you to sit back, relax and let our local prof…

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Stephen Bennett Studio Art Gallery

The Ardara art gallery of professional artist Stephen Bennett houses a large collection of Stephen’s latest work including Original paintings and Limited Edition prints. Stephen moved to Ardara, the birthplace of his late father, after a very successful career as a commercial artist in London, to follow his dream of working as an artist in Donegal. He now exhibits in his own gallery 2 miles out…

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Boyce Coach Tours

Boyce Coach Tours offers various tours to top visitor attractions throughtout Donegal.

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Donegal Garden Trail: Greenfort

Although May and June are usually the best months with the most colour and variety, there is always something in season: from the snowdrops to the autumn colours and winter-flowering cherry. The house and garden have existed for several centuries. There are many rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias, large areas of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells and beautiful walks through young and mature bro…

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Rathgory Gardens

Started in 1975, this two acre sheltered woodland garden has many new trees in the last few years. There are different habitats for birds, bees and butterflies with grassses, bamboo and a magnificent Gunnera manicata. A great garden for promoting nature study with children.

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Cosán Colmcille

Cosán Colmcille - Although close to the town of Milford, and easily accessed from there, Loch Colmcille is a remote and tranquil location in an area which is rich in history and wildlife. The route to and from Milford is along footpath and quiet roads, whilst the 2.5 km section to the east of the Loch is along a disused road which is not accessible to cars. Distance: Approximately 7 kms Time…

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Wild Atlantic Cycles

Established in 2016, Wild Atlantic Cycles is Co. Donegals newest Bicycle Rental Company. Located in the picturesque coastal town of Donegal and at the start of the northern leg of world famous Wild Atlantic Way. The local cycle routes guide you along stunning Donegal coastlines to amazing scenic mountain views.

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Finn Valley Centre

The Finn Valley Centre is the home of the famous Finn Valley Athletics Club founded by Patsy McGonagle who has been involved in a total of five Olympic Games, four as Irish Team Manager and one as Team Coach. It`s the perfect place for families to enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities with football and AstroTurf pitches available to book, a full size tartan track which can be booked on a…

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Arranmore Ferry

Ferries depart daily from Burtonport (Áilt an Chorráin). Total journey time 15-20 minutes. Certified with the Department of Marine and Fáilte Ireland to carry vehicles and up to 96 passengers. Offering attractive group and family rates and 10% discount for booking online. Indoor and outdoor seating areas with onboard toilet facilities (suitable for those with reduced mobility) Befor…

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I Surf Ireland

iSurfIreland School of Surfing is Ireland’s No 1 choice for learning and improving your surfing. Whether you are looking for a safe introduction to surfing, equipment provision, surf education and advice, intermediate and advanced coaching (including video analysis), competition training or simply to improve and set new goals for your surfing – iSurfIreland is your one stop shop!

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Walking and Talking in Donegal

Walk the highlands and headlands of Donegal. Walkers stay in the beautiful village of Ramelton. Walk & Talk do weekend and weeklong tours taking in Glenveagh National Park, Ards Forest Park, Fanad coast, Knockalla , Muckish and Errigal. Minimum group size is 6 and maximum 12. Accommodation is provided with breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal. Very high standard.

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Slí na Rossan - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí na Rossan - Slí Dhún na nGall - Part of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall, Slí na Rosann is a 65km circular route covering an area called the Rosses, which lies between the western outliers of the Derryveagh Mountains and the much indented Atlantic coast in west County Donegal. It is a wonderfully scenic, rock-strewn landscape scattered with more than a hundred lakes, which make it a mecca for angle…

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Glendowen Craft Shop

PURCHASE A PIECE OF THE PENINSULA Glendowen Craft Shop and Studio encapsulates the beauty and spirit of the Inishowen Peninsula. Based in Meentagh Glen, Clonmany, the beautiful workshop and retail outlet is where tradition meets modernity, beauty meets function and ‘craic agus ceol’ rings around its walls. It is here among the hills, that you will find garments and accessories of the very bes…

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Jaws II Watersports

In 2010 Jaws Watersports expanded to Downings with the opening of ’Jaws II’ , in partnership with local windsurfer and sailor, George Kelly. So all in all JAWS WATERSPORTS is a one stop shop for all your ’ watery ’ needs. Be it Surfing, Sailing, Standup Paddleboarding, Kayaking or Winsurfing. Both George and Donald have a wealth of EXPERIENCE as outdoor educators and there is no substitute for it…

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Lurgybrack Open Farm

Lurgybrack is a special place where all the family can spend the day together seeing animals and having fun. The centuries old farm building is home to range friendly farm animals that children can come face to face with. There is ample space to play safely, wander by the riverside, walk or just sit back and relax unwind with a snack from our tea room or have your own family picnic. School Gro…

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Errigal View Pet Zoo

Situated behind An Chúirt Hotel, Errigal View Pet Zoo is a family run business established in 2015. Aiming to deliver great value to families with a wide range of activities whatever the weather . From our indoor play area, indoor bouncy castle barn to outdoor play areas, crazy golf, Magical Unicorn encounters, Pony rides and of course all the animals, its great family fun. What started as a p…

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Ards Forest Park - Red Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Bundoran Adventure Park

Great family adventure Park for young and old. Funfair Rides,Adventure Golf,Go-Karting, Amusement Arcade and lots more. Ocean Cafe & The Candy Shack.

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Boardwalk at Donegal Boardwalk Resort

Donegal Boardwalk Resort is a luxury holiday retreat which features 27 modern holiday homes (detached and semi-detached) in beautiful Carrigart, Co.Donegal. Along with the holiday homes, the Resort also features a number of amenities including two outdoor childrens playgrounds, all weather tennis/ basketball courts, Hooked bar & restaurant, and the Boardwalk itself which gives the Resort its name!…

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Murfs Surf School

Murfs Surf school and beach rental provider located at Tullan Strand Bundoran, Irelands most consistant beach break. Provided by level 2 ISA approved Instructors.

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North West Cycle Trail

This looping 202 mile cycle route is a perfect slice of Ireland. Rugged beauty, ocean battered coasts and deserted mountain landscapes are all punctuated with warm, welcoming people. This trail travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes, utilising quiet country roads with some traffic-free sections, mostly in urban areas. The route enjoys dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean passing throu…

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Rapid Kayaking

Come along with us on one of our coastal exploration journeys! You will have the opportunity to be close to and interact with the wild Atlantic dramatic scenery which Ireland is famous for. Our journeys are aimed at people with little or no experience of sea kayaking but who have a strong desire to explore and be challenged, while having an unforgettable experience. Our aim is to get you to the…

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Donegal Bay Charters

Donegal bay charters was created to offer boat hire for the donegal bay area. Providing professional pleasure fishing and deep sea angling.”Donna-Marie” is an 8mtr vessel and built by Lyme boats (UK) She was originally built as a fast potting boat and has generous deck space. `Donna-Marie` has a P3 licence and she is able to carry 12 persons +2 crew. She is very stable at sea especially at rest or…

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Ards Forest Park - Nature Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Castle Grove Country House Hotel & Gardens

Castle Grove is a four star family run Country House set in 200 acres of mature parkland. It is the perfect base to explore Donegals Wild Atlantic Way and other gardens on the Donegal Garden Trail. The house was built in 1695 and boasts a fascinating history, with gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown. There is a four acre Walled Garden dating back to the 1800s. Visitors are welcome t…

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Generation Ireland

GENERATION IRELAND, the latest International Programme from The Irish Education Academy, is a 14 day Irish Residential Cultural & Activity Camp based in Donegal, Ireland for the Summer of 2018. Open to Irish-American teenagers aged 13-16 years old, GENERATION IRELAND will provide a safe, secure and fun environment to learn the history and culture of Ireland and naturally fall in love with the pla…

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Eclipse Cinema Lifford - Strabane

ECLIPSE CINEMAS LIFFORD-STRABANE·TUESDAY, 25 Eclipse Cinemas Lifford/Strabane is a 7 Screen Cinema based in Lifford, Co. Donegal, Ireland. 7 top of the range Cinema Screens. All with American rocker chairs. 3D Screen also available. We are the sister Cinema of Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran

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Inch Wildfowl Reserve Park

Each winter the site hosts thousands of migratory birds including geese, swans, ducks and other waders. During the winter months it is not unusual to see fields with several thousand Greylag Geese or Whooper Swans grazing and witness the return of the birds to the lake at dusk is one of the most impressive wildlife displays you are likely to witness. During the summer months Inch Wildfowl Reserve…

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Cooley Equestrian Center

A wee family run gem. Nestled in the beautiful hills of Inishowen, right at the start of The Wild Atlantic Way, with spectacular views over Lough Foyle. Cooley Equestrian Center cater for every ability, from first time riders, to the experienced. Feel free to have them help you plan your horseback magic moments, choose from family fun and games, to beautiful treks, to guided heritage trail taking …

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Stephen Bennett Studio Art Gallery, Ardara

The Ardara art gallery of professional artist Stephen Bennett houses a large collection of Stephen’s latest work including Original paintings and Limited Edition prints. Stephen moved to Ardara, the birthplace of his late father, after a very successful career as a commercial artist in London, to follow his dream of working as an artist in Donegal. He now exhibits in his own gallery 2 miles out…

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Woodquarter - Forest Trail

Woodquarter Forest Trail: - Walking Trail and picnic site. This trail is along the western shore of Mulroy Bay. It is over undulating ground which rises steeply at the furthest section of the trail and offers panoramic views of the bay along the way. This site is in a part of Donegal which includes some of the most scenic areas of the county. It is on the western shore of Mulroy bay which is pa…

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Lough Derg

One Day Retreats (May, late August & September) The pilgrimage season recommences at the beginning of May each year. In 2018 the Island will reopen for One Day Retreats on Saturday 5th May. Please check the dates One Day Retreats are available here. They typically run on weekends and on a number of week days. Boats are available from 9:15am. The crossing is less than 10 minutes from the l…

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Donegal Wedding Cars

Donegal Wedding Car Hire is a family run business that aims to deliver top quality services to our customers. They have many years experience in delivering people to their destination in comfort and on time. They have developed a Wedding Car Hire business in which they take great pride. Donegal Wedding Cars believe that the service they provide on this most important day to the clients, meets a…

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Balor Arts Centre

Founded in 1982 and moved to rehoused in 2008 the Balor Arts Centre has the unique distinction of being both Donegals oldest continuously running theatre and Donegal newest purpose built arts venue. Operated by the local drama group The Butt Drama Circle, it is a thriving centre for the community. It also operates a very active programme for touring artists hosting over 100 top quality theatre…

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Isaac Butt Heritage Centre

The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre tells the story of the lives of Isaac Butt and Dr Nancy McGlinchey, who was renowned for her service to the local community Along with a detailed history of Isaac Butt, there is an exhibition on the History of the Glenfinn Parish from the 5th century onwards. There is also an exhibition on the educational system in Glenfin, which gives an account on the development o…

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Hanna Hats of Donegal Ltd

In 1924 David Hanna Snr established a tailoring company in Donegal, on Ireland’s Northwest coast. Hanna Hats’ journey began in 1964 handcrafting bespoke headwear. David’s son John continued creating innovative tweed products using the age old tradition of craftsmanship. John’s children carry their father and grandfather’s vision as a third generation family business. Original designs are assembled…

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Donegal Climbing

Donegal Climbing provide amazing rock climbing adventures for all levels at Malin Head, in the beautiful Inishowen area of Donegal. Tailor made personal, family and club orientated adventure packages are accessible to all visitors, regardless of their experience of rock climbing or mountaineering. Your guide is Bren Whelan, a highly qualified Mountain Instructors Certificate (MIC)& International …

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Triona Design

Housed in a building formerly known as ‘the mart’ Triona Design is a family run business. 25 years of keeping alive the tradition of handwoven Donegal Tweed and Irish Produce. Having 5 generations of weavers in the family keeping alive such an art is not an easy task and so has earned Triona Design numerous Failte Ireland Awards and Donegal enterprise Awards.

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Sandfield Pitch & Putt

A wonderfully challenging 18 hole Pitch & Putt course with spectacular views of Loughros Bay and the hills of Donegal. Once described by a regular visitor as The St. Andrews of Pitch & Putt Courses, this lovingly maintained course with carpet quality Greens.

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Ballyarr Woodland Walk

Ballyarr Wood is a national Nature Reserve owned and managed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service. It has been designated as a Special Area of Conservation under the EU Habitats Directive because it is one of the best and largest examples of semi-natural deciduous woodland in the north-west of the country, and it forms an important link in Ireland’s network of woodland reserves. Old sessile oa…

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Sliabh Liag Tours

Slieve League Tours is a family run bus hire/tour operator, established over 25 years ago by Joe Haughey. They are situated in Teelin, Co. Donegal at the base of Europes highest sea cliffs Slieve League. THey offer a special service to individuals and to groups of all sizes who wish to see the cliffs, as access to the cliffs is unsuitable for coaches. They run a guided shuttle service to the Sl…

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Wild Atlantic Salmon Tours

Our guided Wild Atlantic Salmon Tours are a kayaking experience in 2 particularly interesting locations in Co. Donegal linked to the mythology of the Irish Salmon. Each tour traces the route of the migratory salmon and relates it to the landscape and surrounds. Our first route at the source of the Derg and Foyle system is near Lough Derg in South West Donegal, a boundary area between north and …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Glenveagh Castle Gardens

This is the great garden of Donegal, much visited and yet unspoiled since it is reached by shuttle bus 4km from the Visitor Centre. The setting is starkly dramatic – at Glenveagh National Park the bare hulks of Kinnaveagh, Dooish and Staghall mountains rise above the peaty waters of Lough Veagh. The castle is placed with romantic effect at the centre where it is surrounded by its magical woodland …

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Carndonagh Slí

Carndonagh Sli Na Slainte Walk Starting Point: Walk begins at Public Services Centre on Station Rd. Leaving starting point and crossing Malin St. at Crossing Point (CP) (close to roundabout), continue past shopping centre (on right), along open stretch of road, passing Inishowen Co-Op. Turn right at bridge which spans the Glenagannon River and right at Tul Na Ri restaurant/pub. Extra care must be…

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Letterkenny Golf Club

Letterkenny Golf Club is one of the most scenic parkland courses in the North West. The superbly upgraded parkland layout where an imaginative revamping in 2007 of the course by Declan and Ronan Brannigan has developed the land on the Barnhill estate bordering Lough Swilly into one of the finest in the country. Situated in a magnificent scenic parkland setting, bordering on the shore of Lough S…

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Muckish - Lúb an iarnrod

Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walk is short but provides a good atmospheric flavour of the vast walking potential of this area. Walk is adequately signposted - best in dry conditions and suitable for whole family. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time: 35min Nearest Town: Crees…

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Cruit Island Golf Club

100,000 welcomes awaits you at Cruit Island Golf Club. Set on the edge of the wild and rugged Atlantic Ocean, next stop America, you will savour unrestricted panoramic views that will take your breath away. A true natural 9 hole links course, golf at its best, par 68, where every shot must be methodically thought out. With a par 3 that measures only 137m, what club will it be today? A short flick …

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Glenalla House Gardens

The country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913.

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The Art House

An exhibition of works inspired by travels in southern Africa but mainly based on his experiences with the Transkei and the Xhosa people. Most of the works on show are large format chalk pastel drawings produced over a period of 4/5 years and a slideshow of selected photographs. In addition is a collection of block prints and cyanotypes relating to his more recent travels in north Africa.

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Donegal Cycle Route

The Donegal Cycle Route starts in Donegal Town connecting to the North West Trail and and follows a route along the local roads as much as possible through Mountcharles, Inver, Ardara, Dungloe, Loughanure, Crolly, Dunlewey, Creeslough, Glen, Milford, Ramelton, Letterkenny, and connects with the National Cycle Network and Sustrans Route 92 at Newtowncunningham. There are several signed spurs alo…

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Beltany View Garden

An attractive garden of just over one acre on sloping ground facing south with panaromic views, Beltany View is situated close to the famous Beltany Stone Circle. The garden has been established for over 10 years and is beginning to mature wonderfully. Highlights include the spring-fed ponds, and the vast array of flowers, shrubs and perennials.

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Glenveagh Visitor Centre

The Glenveagh Visitor Centre is located on the northern end of Lough Veagh, near the edge of the National Park. Its award-winning design incorporates a living heather roof mimicking the surrounding landscape causing minimum disturbance. The extensive displays contained within provide an introduction to the parks natural and built history as well as providing information on walking trails, even…

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Ballyshannon Cycle Hub Loop 1

Ballyshannon is part of the long distance North West Cycle Trail which goes through the counties of Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim & Sligo. This 326km route travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes along quiet country roads & through rural towns & villages with traffic free sections in urban areas. The below shorter looped cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular…

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Drumboe Nature Trail

Drumboe Nature Trail - This trail follows forest road and track through both coniferous and broadleaf trees. It is a pleasant gentle trail along the river bank, returning through the forest and crossing a public road on the way. There are good views of the river. In winter parts of this trail along the river may be flooded. Length 2km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Stranorlar Coillte Recreational Tr…

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Dunlewey Centre

You can take a step back in time and visit the homestead of the world renowned weaver Manus Ferry and enjoy stories of times gone by from our experienced tour guides or take a trip out on the Dunlewey Lough on our tour of the lake where you will pass the Guinness estate (keep an eye out for the green lady who is said the haunt the house) If you prefer to stay on dry land you can take a ride on our…

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Donegal Donkey Sanctuary

Donegal Donkey Sanctuary provides refuge to abandoned & abused donkeys. Visitors are welcome. Wander the walkways & meet the donkeys up close! Visitor centre includes a tearoom/gift shop. Disabled facilities available. Come along & make a new furry friend today! Donations can be made on our website and Facebook page or directly by post made payable to Donegal Donkey Sanctuary. We are con…

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Donegal Golf Club

Donegal Golf Club was founded in 1959 when the first golf course and clubhouse were built at Tullycullion on the edge of Donegal Town & in 2019 celebrates it’s 60th Anniversary. In the early 70’s the club decided to expand and some far-sighted members identified a large piece of links land, located on the Murvagh Peninsula. Eddie Hackett, Ireland’s leading golf course designer at the time, was hir…

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Narosa Surf School

Narosa Surf School has taught thousands of people to surf all over Ireland of all ages and abilities. Kids camps, trips abroad, excellent coaching and fitness to compliment the surfing lessons are individually programmed to get more out of the surf experience here in Dunfanaghy.

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Triona

Nestled along the Wild Atlantic Way in the picturesque town of Ardara - one of the five designated heritage towns in County Donegal - you will find the hidden gem that is Triona. Triona was awarded Bord Fáilte Eireann recognition as the certified Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre in 1992 and offers all who visit the opportunity to experience the history, skill, and craft that has gone into handweaving …

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Donegal Trails Office

Donegal Trails Office works closely with other relevant agencies and community groups in the maintenance and development of walking, cycling and hiking routes in Co. Donegal. Based in Letterkenny PSC we work through Donegal County Council to provide assistance and support to community groups and the general public in the provision of a sustainable paths & trails infrastructure. Donegal County Cou…

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Slí Arann Mhór (Arranmore Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall

The walk takes you on tarred road as it circles the island bringing you to the wild and uninhabited interior and western side of the island as well as through the houses concentrated along the southern and eastern sides. There is a spur walk to the remote Lighthouse. Views are of superb coastal and island scenery. Arranmore is the largest island off the Donegal coast. The settlements are limit…

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Ashtree Stables

Equestrian centre overlooking Mulroy Bay. Trekking and hacking along quiet mountain roads. Safety, quality and enjoyment guaranteed. All abilities catered for.

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Turf Bog Tours

Come with us on a visit to a real working Irish turf bog. Discover the scenery, wildlife and tranquility of the turf bog. Learn all about turf production, the traditional method of cutting with a spade, its cultural and social significance. Our tour is a half day expedition to our turf bog on the Donegal – Fermanagh border, high above the village of Belleek and in the shadow of Breesy Mountain.…

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The Float Room

The Float Room at the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar, is the Northwest`s first Floating Rest facility, and gives clients the opportunity to experience all the benefits of sensory deprivation or REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique). Years of well-documented research shows that floatation therapy has a positive effect on pain and stress relief, and this rejuvenating experience is n…

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Darkest Discoveries Donegal

Join us, to acquire local history and heritage while experiencing the beauty of this spectacular and diverse landscape. Choose from a varied selection of light walks to hear some of the dark history of this part of west Donegal, from battles, disasters, folklore to famine, fairies, ghosts and landlords and much much more. The duration of our trails is approximately 1-2 hours. To book a trai…

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Donegal Heritage Trails

Welcome to Donegal Heritage Trails. Based in Milford on the shores of beautiful Mulroy Bay my company offers heritage tours of North West Donegal. I specialise in walking tours of Ramelton and Rathmullan. If you really want to explore Donegal, why not try a guided tour? And who better than a native guide with local knowledge to show you places of interest and tell you the fascinating stories behin…

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Oideas Gael

Holiday Learning - Join Oideas Gael in Donegal An ever-increasing interest in Ireland’s culture, both in North America and in Europe in particular, has made Gleann Cholm Cille, Southwest Donegal, the holiday destination of choice for adult Irish language learners and cultural holiday enthusiasts. Over the course of the year, people from 30 different countries, will attend week-long courses in the…

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Golden Oldies Self Drive Classics

Make a dream come true or take a trip down memory lane and treat yourself or someone you love to a day, a weekend or a touring holiday in an old classic. Choose from a selection of classics, a TR6, an MGB roadster or a stylish Mercedes 350SL and see what the North West of Ireland has to offer. They provide excellent service and support and theyll supply a suggested itinerary with recommended st…

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Donegal Travel

Were Donegal Travel and weve been providing a first class, friendly service to our customers since 1999. Were passionate about finding you great prices on ferry journeys between the UK & Ireland. We work with the leading ferry companies to bring you the best deals at prices that you wont find elsewhere!

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Sea Safari & Marine Heritage Tours

Discover the beauty of the great Arranmore Island and the smaller islands around it! The numerous offshore islands are havens of peacefulness and tranquillity where nature and wildlife prosper without interruption. Cliffs, beaches, rocky outcrops, sea stacks, sea caves provide perfect habitats for marine life as well as superb photographic opportunities for visitors. - Take a 2.5 hours boat excur…

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Inishshowen Surf School

Inishowen is Donegal and Northern Irelands most northern point and has some of the most consistent waves in Ireland due to its exposure to South West, West and Northerly/Noreasterly Swells. Its long stretches of golden, sandy beaches make for safe conditions for learning to surf. The Inishowen area has many great surfing spots with breathtaking scenery.

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Ards Forest Park - Binngorm Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The sea…

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Ballykeeran Forest Trail

This site is in a forested area alongside the N56 which is the gateway to west Donegal. This area of Co Donegal has strong historical connections with the ODonnell chieftains. It was on Doon Rock which is in the Kilmacrenan area that the inauguration of the O’Donnell chieftains took place, the last such ceremony having occurred in 1603.This area of Donegal is also of religious significance as it w…

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McNutts Donegal Woollen Mill

Set in the picturesque seaside village of Downings, in the North-West of Donegal, McNutt’s Donegal Woollen Mill is a craft shop with a difference. For over 60 years the McNutt family have been weaving Donegal Tweed and Irish Linen at their Mill in the North-West of Donegal. They have evolved from weaving classic traditional Donegal Tweed fabrics to more modern and contemporary designs. Hom…

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Crolly Lúb Loch na Caillí

A-B. Exiting Ionaid Naoimh Padraic, turn right and follow the purple (and green) arrows along the road. The green arrows are for the shorter Lúb an Clochain Bhig. After 50m turn right and join a stoney road - this was the old railway line. This ends near a bridge where the loop turns right, travels another 150m to reach the N56. Cross with care and join a bog road by the side of houses. Continue t…

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Ballyliffin Golf

Ballyliffin Golf Club, consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses and 36 wonderful holes make up one of the finest golf resorts to be found anywhere in the world. The expansive panoramic views of countryside, coastline and ocean savoured by these magnificent links course will not easily be forgotten. The Old Links undulates in the glory of its natural terrain, presenting an immensel…

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Dungloe River Walk - Slí Dhún na nGall

Dungloe River Walk - Slí Dhún na nGall - This walk is a pleasant stroll in the environs of Dungloe Town taking in the Dungloe River and Glenties Road. On pavement and path you are likely to see amazing birdlife. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time 40min Nearest Town: Dungloe Linked to National Waymarked Way

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Slí an Earagail - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí an Earagail is a section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that covers a Gaeltacht area of west County Donegal: in Gaeltacht areas Gaelic is the primary language. The circular, relatively flat route is named after Errigal mountain (751m), which rises to the east and whose pyramidic, grey-streaked quartzite cone is a presence frequently visible along the route, even from the coastal stretches. It …

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Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures

These sculptures, uniquely crafted by Mary Doherty, allow individuals a unique opportunity to view remnants of our past which lay untouched by human hand for centuries, and now have been brought to new life by Mary’s creativity and her ability to enhance the existing beauty which nature offers in the unspoilt areas of our countryside. For generations the fuel for heating and cooking was produced…

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Saoire Mara Charters

Saoire Mara Charters provides charter boat hire with a qualified skipper for Deep Sea Angling and Coastal & Island Cruises. Deep Sea Angling on board Caitlin Marie offers an excellent experience for the sea angler as there are many species available just a short distance from the harbour and many angling enthusiasts return annually to Kincasslagh from all corners of Ireland and Europe. If y…

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Craic@Jacks

Craic @ Jacks, an indoor adventure centre is located in Ballybofey only 5 mins from Jackson’s Hotel and consists of lazer tag zone, snooker hall and paint a pot in association with Kil n Time.

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Slieve League Bus Tours

The Slieve League (in Irish Sliabh Liag, meaning Grey Mountain) cliffs are situated near Glencolumbcille. They are considered amongst the world’s finest marine cliffs and at 601 metres are the highest in Europe. Use Curran’s Sliabh Liag Bus Tours to see all the best views and learn more about the history and culture of the area. We run regular shuttle minibuses from Carrick to all the most spe…

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Letterkenny Artisan Market

Letterkenny Artisan Market is a wonderful indoor market held every Saturday from 10am-3pm at Unit 1 Carrygally Business Park, Lismonaghan, Lettekenny. The Market celebrates all the amazing local produce and unique hand crafts that Donegal has to offer. Meet the producers and you get a real sense of pride that each producer has for their products and you can rest assure that you are brining home t…

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Explorenorth

Explorenorth situated in the Inishowen Peninsula, specialise in providing day tours and luxury taxi and transfer services to small groups (max. 8 passengers). With their local background and detailed knowledge of the landmarks and culture of this unique region, explorenorth offer an experience of Donegal you just won`t get elsewhere. All our vehicles are of the highest quality, so we can guarante…

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Donegal Sea Kayaking - Fanad

Donegal Sea Kayaking is a mobile kayaking company, based on the Fanad Peninsula. Situated 20 - 35 minutes from Letterkenny, 15 minutes from Downings via the bridge and 25 minutes from Rathmullan. In General the Tours Are For Individuals, Groups, Families & Can Be Tailored To Suit (e.g. Birthdays, Stags/Hens, Summer Camps, Youth Groups, etc) Donegal Sea Kayaking are fully insured and I.C.U. compl…

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Bloody Foreland Walk

A coastal walk against the backdrop of one of Donegals iconic landmarks - Bloody Foreland. The route is signposted as part of the Bealach na Gaeltachta - Slí an Earagail. The terrain mainly consists of a quiet road, bog road and rough track. It is a moderate walk, although there is no climbing involved, the route underfoot can be rough in places and sections of the walk can feel remote, particu…

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Rapid Kayaking

Rapid Kayaking offers the opportunity to go and explore.Get close and interact with the Wild Atlantic scenery, bird and animal life and the possibility of paddling into caves, through sea arches, to rocky reefs or along the beautiful, picturesque coastline in which the west coast of Ireland is famous for. Our aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…

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Slí na Finne - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí na Finne is a 42 km long circular section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that loops through the mountains of central Donegal touching on Lough Finn, a lake steeped in legends of the superhero, Finn Mc Cumhaill, and the River Finn, one of the best salmon rivers in Europe. It is a route that takes in the villages of Fintown, Brockagh and Comeen and what County Donegal is best for, its wilderness…

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Mulroy Drive

The Mulroy Drive is a 35km touring route in North Donegal, Ireland. The Mulroy Drive offers a warm and friendly welcomes to one and all in this most scenic and breath-taking tour of the beautiful Mulroy Bay. It connects the beautiful Atlantic drive to the rugged beauty of the Fanad lighthouse and the stunning Portsalon beaches and Knockalla drive. The rolling hills and sea views can be viewed …

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Loch Chonaill Railway Walk

Loch Chonaill Railway Walk - This walk on a wide gravelled track provides pleasant easy walking, for most of its length following the north western bank of Loch Chonaill with a lovely open vista of typical Donegal bogland, lakeshore and mountain landscapes. Linear Walk Length 2.2km Time 35min Nearest Town: Loughanure Local Walk

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Donegal Museum

Donegal County Museum is a county museum, officially recognised by the Government of Ireland as the best in the country.

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Tourguide

English and German language tour guide, Failte Ireland approved and member of AATGI (Association of Approved Tour Guides in Ireland). If you REALLY want to see and get to know Donegal, and all the beautiful scenery and local information you will not find in any Guidebook, give me a call. Customized tours, from one hour to full day, or even longer! Rates available on request. Deutschsprachige Fr…

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Ards Forest Park - Yellow Trail

This trail takes the walker on forest road through mixed age coniferous plantations past Rinnalack Hill and on to the shores of Lough Lilly. A small fen has developed here allowing white and yellow water lilies to flourish. A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among t…

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Balor Theatre

The Balor Arts Centre is made up of two sister companies – The Butt Drama Circle Company Ltd and Balor Developmental Community Arts Group Ltd (Balor DCA). The Butt Drama Circle Company Ltd looks after the Balor Theatre venue which hosts circa 120 local, national and international performances. Balor DCA conducts a wide range of outreach and Developmental Community Arts projects.

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Donegal Designer Makers

Donegal Designer Makers are a group of craftworkers and designers who have joined together to promote our work to the public and visitors in Donegal. They cover a wide variety of craft work including Jewellery, pottery, textile design, paper-craft, wood-turning and furniture design. In Ardara they have a beautiful Gallery and shop selling many of their members work. They also have a br…

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Donegal Castle

Built by the O\Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, the Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. The Castle is furnished throughout and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries. Information panels chronicle the history of the Castle owners from the O\Donnell chieftains to the Brooke family. Limited access for people with disabilities to the groun…

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Grassroutes Electric and Hybrid Bike Hire

GrassRoutes Electric Bike Adventures offer the best start points for exploring The Wild Atlantic Way in Co. Donegal. Our Cycling Tours Operate from Termon, Donegal Town and Árainn Mhór, Co. Donegal. Explore The Most Scenic Locations in The North West of Ireland. Full Cycling Holidays available, just select from one of our Suggested Cycle Tour Packages or CONTACT US and we will help you des…

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Inish Adventures

Just Kayak was set up in 2009 by local Moville business man Adrian Harkin, In 2013 Adrian decided that the company need to be rebranded to better advertise its high quality products and so the new company name Inish Adventures was born. Adrian is a highly qualified outdoor pursuits instructor with BCU & RYA qualification as well as first aid, child protection, archery, mountain biking and orien…

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Glenveagh Lough Inshagh Walk

Glenveagh Lough Inshagh Walk Length: 7km (Not a looped walk so walkers must return to the Visitor Centre or arrange a vehicle at the Lacknacoo car park at Gartan) Time: 1hr 30mins Terrain: Stony dirt track ending on a quiet tarred road This pathway once connected Glenveagh Castle to the village of Church Hill. The carriages of the Lough Swilly Railway brought visitors to the ra…

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Glenveagh Glen (Bridle Path) Walk

Length: 8km (Not a looped walk so walkers must return or arrange a drop off or collection) Time: 2hrs Terrain: A mostly flat dirt/gravel road rising gently over last 3km This walk is a natural extension of the lakeside walk. It follows the shortest and most easily negotiated natural route through the Derryveagh Mountains. However, before the glen road was built, the route was so r…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Cranny Garden

Set on two acres with amazing views of the Eany river. A mixture of woodland bordering a pond with bluebells in the spring, a fernery in a natural cave, a long mixed border, a wild flower meadow with an abundance of wild orchids. Some whimsical features! Admission: €5 to charity and upkeep of garden Directions: Take N56 Wild Atlantic Way from Donegal Town direction Killybegs. After 8km take l…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Glenalla House

The country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913. Beyond the house and walled kitchen garden are the formal elements of the rockery, rose beds, arbour and stone edged lily pond. There are collections of rhododendrons together with summer and autumn flow…

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Discover the Shannon

Discovertheshannon.com promotes boating and tourism along the River Shannon in Ireland. It is the one stop location for planning your holiday, booking your boat and finding all the information your need when visiting the region. The site also acts as an app to provide all with a mobile guide to the region.

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Otway Golf Club

One of Irelands oldest golfclubs. A unique 9 hole course with beautiful beaches and Martello fort.

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Atlantic Apartotel Pitch & Putt

9 Hole Pitch & Putt Par 3 Golf course. 9 Hole Crazy Golf. Atlantic Apartotel Crazy Golf Clubs and Balls are provided.

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Donegal Garden Trail: Summy

Close to the coast in scenic west Donegal and surrounding a traditional farmhouse, this garden was established in 1979 in a valley on a rocky hillside surrounded by four acres of native hazel woodland with blackthorn, juniper, burnet rose, ash and oak. Native primroses, bluebells, orchids and varied ferns abound. Emphasis has been placed on the blending of nurture with nature and the provision o…

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Ballyshannon Leisure Centre

Ballyshannon Leisure Centre is great for all the family with a swimming pool and gym. Check online for their class and pool timetables and opening times.

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Killybegs International Carpet Making & Fishing Centre

Killybegs International Carpet Making & Fishing Centre in Co. Donegal Ireland offers a unique experience in the Fishing and Carpet making history for visitors who venture to the shores of this picturesque town situated on the Donegal coastline. Opening Times All YearMonday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:30Winter Opening Times (November-March)9.00-1700 last full tour 15.45 ENTRANCE FEE:Adult €5.00Fami…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Sea View Garden

A secluded and peaceful garden of many parts. Visitors enjoy a warm welcome from the owner and new additions surprise the regular visitor. This is a plant-lovers paradise where modern varieties of shrubs and herbaceous plants rub shoulders with old favourites and where the non-gardener may sit and be charmed by the views across Donegal Bay. Admission: €5 to Fields of Life well-drilling proje…

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Dizzy Rascals

Dizzy Rascals is a Fun, Friendly, Safe Indoor Playing Environment for Children of All Ages. Dizzy Rascals take the stress out of organising and hosting your child’s party whatever the occasion! For the very young there are soft padded animals and a vibrant ball pool to keep them entertained! There is everything on site to keep children entertained.

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Fort Dunree

Walking around Dunree Point is undoubtably one of the highlights of a visit to the Inishowen Peninsula. A series of signposted footpaths allow the visitor to explore at their own pace. Detailed information boards, shelters, picnic tables and benches help to create a memorable experience whether you are a first time or regular visitor. Walk 1 is the most effortless of the three walks but it is…

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Waterworld

Ireland’s Premier Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the sea front in Bundoran Co. Donegal. A seasonal facility that operates the ISO 9001 Quality System and ’White Flag Award for Spa & Leisure’. Waterworld achieved GOLD standard in 2014 and won Training Ethos category 2012-2013. Waterworld is open from Easter to September Opening times vary throughout the season. Bundoran Waterworl…

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Slí Thorai (Tory Island) Slí Dhún na nGall

Tory is a small remote island of rugged beauty, Habitation stretches back into pre-history and it is rich in archeological and monastic sites. It also supports a spectacular range of birdlife including the increasingly rare corncrake. From the pier the walk circles to the west as far as the lighthouse, returning to the pier before heading to the eastern end of the island and looping back. The clif…

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Saoire Mara Charters

Saoire Mara Charters provides charter boat hire with a qualified skipper for Deep Sea Angling and Coastal & Island Cruises. Deep Sea Angling on board Caitlin Marie offers an excellent experience for the sea angler as there are many species available just a short distance from the harbour and many angling enthusiasts return annually to Kincasslagh from all corners of Ireland and Europe. If y…

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Drummonaghan

Drummonaghan Trail - This site is adjacent to the heritage town of Rathmelton. The town dates back to the early 17th century. The area was noted for flax growing which supported a thriving linen industry. In the 18th and early 19th centuries there was extensive trade between Rathmelton and the New World. The site provides a pleasant walk through both coniferous and broadleaf plantations. Along the…

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Burtonport Old Railway Walk - Muckish to Falcarragh

This section of the Burtonport Railway Walk is a 6 km route through spectacularly remote areas of County Donegal with magnificent views as it follows the route of the railway line to Burtonport. This section runs along Muckish Mountain from Creeslough to Falcarragh. Along the way the trail passes by lough Agher, cuts through rocky outcrops showing some of the engineering fetes involved in the cons…

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experiencedonegal.com

Experience Donegal is an All Inclusive and Self Catering Walking and Sightseeing Holiday business located in Co Donegal. We offer a wide selection of guided walks as well as accommodation, transport, food and drinks and evening entertainment. Catering for small groups we provide a more bespoke and off the beaten track holiday experience, allowing you to sample this hidden gems of this magical coun…

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Green Golf Travel

A golf tour in Donegal is still one of the best kept secrets in world golf. With courses such as Rosapenna, Ballyliffin, Portsalon and Murvagh receiving increased recognition, this secret may not last for much longer. In all, 7 of the top 35 courses in Ireland can be found in this beautiful county. Green Golf Travel is the first dedicated golf tour operator based in Donegal. Our wealth of experie…

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Local Hands

Local Hands is a co-operative style fusion of Artists and Craftspeople. Based in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, we work together to showcase, support and sell our work and to promote the wealth of artistic talent in the surrounding region. Our emphasis is on high quality unique and authentic Irish art and craft which is locally produced in the Donegal, Fermanagh, Leitrim and Sligo region. Opening Hou…

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Donegal Kite Surf School

Donegal Kitesurf School is rapidly growing company which is passionate about teaching the skill of kitesurfing in Ireland. Whether you are a beginner or a pro we have the course for you. Experience one of the fastest growing sports in Ireland at Rossnowlagh Beach, Co. Donegal.

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Doochary - Fintown

Doochary - Fintown - This spectacular walk, which is a section of Bealach na Gaeltachta Waymarked Way, can begin/end in either Doochary or Fintown. It takes you through some of Donegals finest woodland walking and a modest climb just north of Fintown gives spectacular views across the surrounding countryside. Distance: Approximately 9 kms Time: 3 hours Terrain: Quiet roads, bog road/rough trac…

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Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements

Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West and caters for everyone. The futuristic Glowbowl houses 8 lanes of fully computerised Tenpin Bowling and the fantastic Amusements Complex has something for all the family. We have all the latest Driving Games, Dance Machines, Video Games, Pool Tables, Air Hockey Tables and a fantastic Video Jukebox…

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Milford Slí

The Milford Slí na Sláinte is 3.7km in length and starts at the Diamond, at the top of the town. To follow the route, continue downhill along the main street, crossing the bridge over Maggie’s Burn. Continue onto the Ramelton road and then turn left onto the Fanad bypass road. Continue for well over 1.5 kilometers to the ‘Lough Road’ junction (recognised by the white stone edging). Turn left again…

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Rossnowlagh Surf School

The beautiful beach is one of the the best places in Ireland and even Europe to learn to surf, With the perfect combination of medium sized rolling waves & spectacular surroundings it is also one of the most stunning places to surf. At ‘Rossnowlagh Surf School’ we take pride in our fun and professional approach.Our surf instructors are accredited with the Irish Surfing Association Surfing qualific…

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Bluestack Way

The Bluestack Way is a 65km route through a true wilderness area of County Donegal in the north west of Ireland with great views as it traverses the Bluestack Mountains, a range of low rounded hills. It connects Donegal town with the town of Ardara on the west coast. Along the way the route passes by scenic Lough Eske, and then wends its way across the foothills of the Bluestacks to reach an area …

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Redcastle Golf Club

Popular with golfers and golf groups, our Inishowen location is perfect for golf breaks in the north west of Ireland. Golfers are in for a treat on Redcastle Hotels own 9 hole parkland golf course. Enjoy some of the most breathtaking views in the world on a course which contours around Lough Foyle. The magnificent parkland fairways are dotted with trees and strategically placed traps. Why no…

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Wild Atlantic Fitness

Discover Donegal along the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way and get fit in the process. Wild Atlantic Fitness offers one day, weekend and week-long retreats to re-energize and reinvigorate your passion for being the best possible you. Spend some time on the beautiful Donegal Coast with like-minded people. Every day is different and will cater for all areas of health and wellbeing to ensure that you ret…

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Nature North West

NatureNorthWest is all about connecting people with nature. From nature walks to bird song workshops, bat talks and childrens outdoor exploring we provide a range of different nature experiences in the north west. Get in touch to find out how you and yours can connect with nature locally!

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Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre

If you are interested in horse riding in Donegal then the friendly team at Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre are on hand to provide a range of equestrian activities in a fun and safe environment with top class facilities. They have a large selection of horses and ponies for you to get to know and choose from when booking a lesson or for trekking. Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre is located on Inishowen…

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Spraoi agus Sport

Spraoi agus Spórt is a social enterprise based in Carndonagh, Inishowen providing excellent social, recreational and educational activities for the community which are focused on family development and which bring social, recreational and economic benefits to the area. Spraoi agus Spórt provide a wide range of after-school, weekend and holiday time activities for children, including children with…

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The Donegal School of Traditional Irish Music

Based in the heritage town of Ardara, the Donegal School of Traditional Irish Music run weekend and week long courses to suit all levels of musicians in all instruments from June to September. With nightly sessions in the local bars and the numerous tourist attractions nearby, you are guaranteed to have a fun filled, educational, cultural and, never to be forgotten, Donegal experience.

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Bundoran Star Angling

Sea Angling Donegal bay has some of the best fishing in the country with a wide variety of species to be caught. Species caught during the 2012 season include Shark, Skate, Tope, Rays, Turbot, Conger, Ling, Cod, Pollack, Coley, Gurnards, John Dory, Plaice, Flounder, Dab, Megrim, Dog Fish and Wrasse well over thirty species in all. Charter boat fishing is lively and interesting even before a line …

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Fisherman Out of Ireland Knitwear Kilcar

New showroom open @ Ballymoon, Kilcar, Co. Donegal Open 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday Open 9.30am - 2.30pm Friday For more info email us at: info@fishermanoutofireland.com Irish Knitwear at its best. Since 1991, Fisherman Out of Ireland has been producing knitwear blending the ancient techniques and material of Donegal knitting enlivened by modern styling and clever use of color and luxury yar…

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DivinDec Scuba Dive School & Dive Shop

DivingDec was established in 2009 with the goal of providing the highest standards of quality training anywhere in the world through their unique 1-1 policy. Since then they have expanded to become Ireland`s first and only complete beginner to advanced mixed gas training, retail and services facility. They can supply all divers with the personal advice and quality equipment to meet even the …

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True North Bike Tours

True North Bike Tours provide custom guided and self-guided motorcycle tours of Ireland covering lesser known routes along the Wild Atlantic Way, Causeway Coastal routes and Donegal Highlands. True North Bike Tour packages include daily itineraries and maps, accommodation and optional motorbike hire where needed. Tours operates throughout the year so contact us today to begin your own True Nor…

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Rosguill Charters & Fishermans Village Lodge

Rosguill is a `State of the art` charter vessel equipped with twin 310 HP Caterpillar Diesel engines and all the best in electronic equipment. The RosGuill has a hydraulic diver’s lift. Diving The area from Tory Island to Malin Head has the best diving in Oceanic water, both scenic and wreck, available in Ireland. Within 40 miles of Downings there are 109 wrecks, including the Audacious, a dre…

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Loch Eachnais ( Part of Slí na Rossan & Bealach na Gaeltachta)

Loch Eachnais - This walk forms part of Sli na Rossan (National Waymarked Way) but is an excellent short walk on its own. Shortly after leaving the beach/car park you are in quiet countryside with excellent views over the Rosses and out towards Arranmore Island. Linear Trail Distance: Approximately 4 kms (there and back) Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour Terrain: Rough track, quiet roads. Grading…

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Crolly - Siulóid Cois an Ghaoth

Siulóid Cois an Ghaoth - This walk is a short but attractive path along the tree-lined banks of the Gweedore River estuary. Linear Trail Length: 0.75km Time 15mins Nearest Town: Crolly Link to National Waymarked Way

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Bundoran Town walks

The Cliff Walk as you would suspect from its very name is a walk along the cliff top and seashore of Bundoran’s West End. Starting out from the Tourist Information Office (See map) the route takes you westwards over the River Bradog and into the West End. At Bayview Avenue you can enjoy fine views of the Peak, Bundoran’s favourite haunt for surfers and across Donegal Bay. Continue on into the …

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Buncrana Slí

The Shorefront Slí na Sláinte is a 1km linear walk starting at the carpark opposite Buncrana Leisure Centre on Buncrana’s shorefront and following the coastline along Lough Swilly. Swan Park Slí na Sláinte is a 2km looped walk starting from the carpark at the Old Pier by the Wolfe Tone Memorial across the historic six-arched Crana Bridge, turn right at the gates of Buncrana Castle and past O’Do…

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Inishowen Quad Safari

Inishowen Quad Safari & Lazer Wars is a family runned business, on the outskirts of Buncrana. We are located overlooking the beautiful Lough Swilly at one side and Windmills on the other. We have x6 90cc Honda quads-for 10-16yrs, and x11 250cc Honda quads for 16yrs +. We have four different tracks for the quad bikes, depending on the level of experience. This is good for most weather conditions (e…

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Bonny Glen Wood - Bonny Glen Walk

This trail takes you on forest road and path around little Lough Bonnyglen and passes through a plantation of Sitka spruce. The peaceful lakes and woods attract a wide variety of wildlife. Looped Trail Length: 1km | Time: 40min - easy Nearest town: Glenties

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Donal Byrne Bike Hire Ardara

The rental range is made up of high quality touring and mountain bikes. Bikes are equip with a pump, lock and a puncture repair kit with each rental bike. Panier bags are also available on request.

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Glenevin Waterfall Walk

Glenevin Waterfall Walk - The walk up Glenevein Valley to the Glenevin Waterfall in Clonmany, County Donegal, takes the rambler on a safe, well sign -posted route. Newly installed picnic areas blend easily into the natural landscape. Footbridges are dotted along the track as visitors criss cross the stream using the stepping stones. The basin at the foot of the waterfall is called Pohl-an-eas - t…

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North West Golf Club

Established in 1891, The Northwest Golf Club has often been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the ’St Andrews if of Ireland’ as it draws its links comparisons with that of the famous Scottish links. A founder member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the course lies between the picturesque Moldy Mountains and the Sea. The surrounding scenery is magnificent. The Club boasts a modern, comfortable Clubhous…

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Donegal Airport

At Carrickfinn, on the top North-Western corner of Ireland, Donegal Airport opens up the North-West for the leisure and business traveller. Located at Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, the airport is approximately 15 mins drive from Dungloe and Gweedore, and 45 mins from Letterkenny. Donegal Airport is situated on the west coast in the area of the Rosses/Gweedore, just 40 minutes flying time from Dublin.…

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Kokodesigns

Karen O’Kane of Kokodesigns is a textile artist working with hand painted silk, in her studio in Ramelton Co Donegal. The paintings are transformed into handbags, scarves, journals, accessories or lampshades. Her colourful work is inspired by her local landscape, her love of the Art deco period and her travels. You can visit her in her studio by appointment.

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Letterkenny Paintball Games

The most northerly Outdoor Activities Centre in Ireland, located in Letterkenny, Donegal. Our natural woodland facility with competition sites has 4 purpose built Paintball Game areas, Archery Field, Raft Building, Military Style Obstacle Course, Zip Wire and Water Slide. Whether it is a Personal Challenge, Stag or Hen Party, or a Corporate Event day out you are after, we promise you an action pac…

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Greenacres Equestrian Centre

Greenacres offers a wide range of equestrian services from novice riding lessons through tailored livery services. Mobile: +353 (0)86 894 7929

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The Surf Project Kids Club

The Surf Project Kids Clubs are Back This Summer! Kids Clubs are inclusive and engaging environments for all kids, regardless of background, where they can come and make new friends, gain self-confidence, have an amazing time in the great outdoors and learn more about God in a safe and super fun environment! Kids will have an hour of interactive Bible teaching and an hour long Surf lesson on th…

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Donegal Gardens

This contemporary garden, within 200 yards of the sea, whispers stories of walled gardens of the past. Today it stands independent of trends and restorative themes. The walls have stood for over 100 years and were well maintained. Since 1985 the lawn and cultivated perimeter have been gradually transformed by Elizabeth Temple to the present individually styled garden. The evolution continues se…

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Wild Alpaca Way

Discover the Wild Alpaca Way on Donegals Inishowen peninsula. Enjoy a memorable experience in a stunning picturesque part of Donegal. Alpaca are curious, friendly and inquisitive creatures with an excellent temperament with their own unique characteristics. Get up close to nature and take in the fresh Malin Head air! Enjoy our natural environment, trekking with our herd of Alpacas around Ire…

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Dizzys Den

Dizzys Den is the Northwests Premier Indoor Childrens Play Centre. Let the kids have fun in a safe, clean and secure enviornment, while you relax.Dizzys has a 3 level play structure, Baby Chang Facilities, Pool Table and coffee dock area.

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Marinas Kids club

M.Arina Adventure Centre is a soft play centre situated An Chuirt Hotel, Gweedore. (Down the stairs opposite the Serenity reception) categories

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Gaelforce North

Gaelforce North Adventure Race, 22 SEPTEMBER 2018. With full (64km) and sprint (45km) versions this event provides a great personal challenge for all adventure racers. Gaelforce North takes competitors through some of the wildest and most remote parts of Donegal including Glenveagh National Park, Mount Errigal and finishes in the Gaeltacht village of Bunbeg. The disciplines involved are running/hi…

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McElhinneys Department Store

Enjoy Shopping at Irelands leading Department Store! McElhinneys Department Store is the only place you will need to visit for Shopping in Donegal. Enjoy a Heavenly Shopping Experience with three floors of Womens Wear, Mens, Kids, Home, Footwear, Lingerie, Cosmetics, Gifts, Bridal and much more. A modern family owned Department Store, McElhinneys prides itself on offering each customer a traditio…

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Dunmore Gardens

Dunmore Gardens is a beautiful secretive walled garden, which lies just outside the pretty village of Carrigans on the western banks of Lough Foyle in Co. Donegal. The McFarland family have lived at Dunmore for four generations and have opened their doors to many weddings, celebrations and garden parties. They are always open to new visitors looking for an occasion or simply to relax in the sanctu…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Cille

First established over 30 years ago in an exposed coastal location overlooking Donegal Bay. The garden falls away from the house in a series of hidden terraces with an extensive range of plants, many unusual species suited to the coastal location. Imaginative use of grasses, rich exotic planting and high quality stone-work all feature. Big pots and containers planted with specimen plants are espe…

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Donegal Craft Village

Established in 1985 the Village has become a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts in Ireland. Leading artisans are working with glass, bronze, textiles, wood, paint, and precious metals. Meet the artists in their workshops and treat yourself to the many items on offer for yourself or as a memorable gift. You can also commission special bespoke items or larger architectural pieces for present…

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Drumboe - Loop Trail

Drumboe Loop Trail - This trail loops around the northern part of the forest, following old forest roads and tracks and a new section of trail. This is a very pleasant walk through many species of trees, including some very large ones with bluebells in spring. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Stranorlar Coilte Recreational Trails In the 17th century, a castle stood at the …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Lower Cranny Garden

A private garden romantically set in the former grounds of nearby Drumbeg House and retaining some of the features from the Estate namely a lake and tree lined driveway now a scenic walk connecting the more ornamental section of the garden to a wild flower meadow. Bluebell woods with an insect hotel, a stream, a dam, a birch grove, sweeping perennial beds and a mixed hedge fairy ring all blend to…

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StephenDigginArt

Donegal landscapes...originals and limited edition prints. Kid’s room art prints. Pet portraits. Commissions undertaken.

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The Water Wheels

Abbey Assaroe, in Ballyshannon County Donegal, was founded by Cistercian monks from Boyle Abbey in the 12th Century. In 1989 the Abbey Mill Restoration Trust acquired the mills and surrounding area. The restored mill now houses a coffee shop, restaurant, craft shop and museum. This museum relates to the history of the Medieval Cistercians in Ireland. Two rotating water wheels have also been re…

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Sea Safari & Heritage Tour

Discover the beauty of the great Arranmore Island and the smaller islands around it! The numerous offshore islands are havens of peacefulness and tranquillity where nature and wildlife prosper without interruption. Cliffs, beaches, rocky outcrops, sea stacks, sea caves provide perfect habitats for marine life as well as superb photographic opportunities for visitors. - Take a 2.5 hours boat exc…

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Teach Mhici Mhic Gabhann

Teach Mhicí Mhic Gabhann in the townland of Doire Chonaire is the homestead of Micí Mac Gabhann (1865-1948). D’fhág Micí Mac Gabhann an baile le cúpla punta a shaothrú. He was a local man who spent time as a seasonal labourer in ‘The Laggan’ and Scotland before going to the United States. His life story was recorded by Seán Ó hEocaidh (1913-2002) of the Irish Folklore Commission as ‘Rotha Mór a…

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Creevy Coastal Walk

Creevy Coastal Walk is located along the Wild Atlantic Way over looking Donegal Bay. The walk can be joined at Ballyshannon Estuary, Kildoney Point or Creevy Pier and Creevy Pier Car Park. The walk is 8 miles long following the yellow posts along the coastline. Kilbarron Castle is located on the part Ballyshannon in the direction of Rossnowlagh. This walk is aimed at the physically fit. Not s…

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Donegal Garden Trail: St Columbs

Built in the early 19th century for the Church of Ireland Rector, St. Columb’s overlooks the shores of Lough Gartan. The house and grounds were transformed into a haven of artistic beauty by the late Derek Hill who planted many rare and unusual trees and shrubs. Hill was assisted by James Russell of Sunningdale Nurseries “ Russell and myself aimed to accentuate simply the natural formation of …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Mrs Jessie Mahaffys Garden

Established in 1972 by Mrs Jessie Mahaffy, a relative of William Robinson and a granddaughter of the forester at Lissadell, Co Sligo, Blackrock is a garden constructed completely upon rock. A charming rockery sits above the farmhouse. A grassy corridor winds between a shrubbery and a shady border to a small cottage garden where perennials are interspersed with free-seeding aquilegias, foxgloves …

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Gweedore Golf Club

Gweedore Golf Club is a jewel in the middle of the Donegal Gaeltacht. From the scratch golfer to the beginner, you are always guaranteed to be given a Ceád Míle Fáilte. The superbly upgraded links layout with an imaginative revamping in 2014, with great assistance from An Roinn Ealaion Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta, has helped develop the course into one of the most natural and picturesque links cou…

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Studio Donegal

While staying in Kilcar or perhaps passing through on your way to Slieve League why not stop off at Studio Donegal, a family run hand-weaving and clothing manufacturing business located in Kilcar Village. Visitors are invited to tour the facilities and observe the hand-weavers at work Monday to Friday. Admission is free. In the factory shop they offer tweed throws, men’s and ladies clothing, hats …

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Fanad Lighthouse Tours

Join us on one of our popular and unforgettable Fanad Lighthouse Tours. An amazing journey of discovery awaits you on Donegal`s Wild Atlantic Way. Learn about the light and aids to navigation past and present. Step back in time and hear stories about light-keepers in days gone by and climb to the top of the tower for spectacular views of land and sea. Our tours offer a fantastic insight into the…

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Donegal Bay Waterbus

The Donegal Bay Waterbus has been bringing passengers on sight-seeing tours from Donegal Town since 2006. Cruise around Donegal Bay in a state of the art 160 seater Waterbus. View the seal colony on Seal Island, The Bluestack Mountains and Donegal Bays many islands with full commentary. Relax in our fully stocked bar and enjoy our cabaret show on the return leg of the trip. Broadcast live streami…

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Fort Dunree Military Museum

Fort Dunree, Dun Fhraoigh in Irish means, Fort of the Heather and indicates that this site has been an important defensive site down through history. Today however, its stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife are drawing increasing numbers of visitors to one of Inishowens most beautiful and peaceful locations. Fort Dunree was first opened to the public in 1986 and has attracted tourists …

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mng Ventures

Our customised tours are about giving back to the community and nurturing the culture mngVentures is a bilingual enterprise, we craft boutique experiences that help visitors connect with our unique culture and magical landscape. Guided and self guided with handpicked local services. Rock & Roam, Connecting Colmcille, The Whiskey Pilgrimage, Footprints, faeiries & folklore..... As well as tours, m…

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Away to Me Sheepdog Demonstrations

FJ and Meghan of Away to Me welcome you to their familys working sheep farm on the sea cliffs of the picturesque Donegal village of Malinbeg, in Glencolmcille. Away to Me offer authentic sheepdog demonstrations with their very friendly clan of border collies. Enjoy unique insight into the history and heritage of the area, in the easy company of these hilltop heroes. Demonstrations include seaso…

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ShopLK Love Shopping Letterkenny

Letterkenny is THE Shopping Centre of Donegal. It has all the big name brands you find in a city and has an amazing number of Irish owned independent outlets located all across Letterkenny. There is the traditional Main Street, Shopping Centres and the Retail Parks all within walking distance and all of them have fantastic places to have a well earned coffee. You can avail of 30 minutes FREE on s…

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Cavanacor Gallery

Cavanacor Gallery was established in 1999 and is dedicated to showing contemporary art. The gallery aims to increase the audience for contemporary art and has established a professional, commercial venue in the Northwest. The gallery shows work by emerging and established national and international artists.

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Lough Derg Pilgram Path

Lough Derg Pilgram Path - The old pilgrimage road to Lough Derg follows in the footsteps of the medieval pilgrims — not to Station Island where pilgrims normally go today, but to the threshold of the larger Saints Island, which acted as its gateway several hundred years ago. The focus of the legendary St Patrick’s Purgatory, Station Island, was a deep pit in which those who spent a day and a night…

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Century Play & Cinema

Century Letterkenny is an exciting new family entertainment complex incorporating Century Cinemas, Backstage Bar & Grill, Century Play.

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Bundoran FootGolf

Bundoran FootGolf Open every summer . A 9 Hole FootGolf course, Loads of Fun for all the Family, Groups, Parties & more. Brilliant rates and team activities available too. www,bundoranfootgolf..com for discounts

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Ballybofey & Stranorlar Golf Club

Ballybofey and Stranorlar G C is situated approximately half way between Co. Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point and British Open Venue 2019 Royal Portrush GC or Irish Open Venue 2018 Ballyliffin GC. It has become one of the most admired courses in this part of the country in recent years. Ballybofey & Stranorlar G C is set on lush mature parkland, with tree lined fairways and picturesque views of…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Carrablagh House

Carrablagh is an outstanding example of a well established country garden dating back to the mid 19th century. Set on the eastern cliffs of the Fanad peninsula where Lough Swilly meets the North Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding woodlands protect the specimen plantings within. This most intimate, classic Irish Robinsonian garden has a magical atmosphere, sheltering its botanical treasures in a series of…

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Eclipse Cinema Bundoran

Bundoran Cineplex opened in 2001 on Station Road Bundoran. It was then rebranded Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran in 2009 and had a major regeneration since then with the addition of new American Rocker Chairs, Sony Digital 4K Projection and change of décor. A Donegal student came up with the name Eclipse Cinemas following a name the cinema competition because when you go into a studio it is bright, t…

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Glenveagh View Point Trail

Glenveagh View Point Trail Length: 1km (This is a looped walk) Time: 35 mins Terrain: Steep stony path The View Point Trail is perhaps the best short walk option in the Park. It leads to an ideal vantage point for enjoying views of the rugged scenery, with magnificent perspectives of the castle below, Lough Veagh and the surrounding landscapes. This circular 1.5Km trail starts …

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Greenfort Gardens

Oral tradition has it that the first house was built on this site in 1711 by the Babington family. The Bartons expanded and remodelled the house in the early 1800s and the Perry\s, who moved from Bunlin, Milford in 1965, renovated and added to the buildings. The Walled Garden and mature trees date from the early Barton era. A plantation of 15 acres of broadleaf woodland was established in 2003. T…

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Slí Ghabla (Gola Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí Ghabla (Gola Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall - Although relatively small, Gola Island is the ideal destination for a walker seeking an ‘off the beaten track’ experience. The island covers about 500 acres and is only one mile from the mainland. It is gently undulating, offers superb coastal scenery and supports an extensive range of birdlife. Looped Trail Length 4km Time 1hr 30mins Nearest To…

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Adventure One Surf School

Adventure One surf school provides lessons and coaching for surfers of all abilities from beginner to advanced surfers from age 8 upwards. Open from March until the end of October every year. Being ISA approved means instructors are qualified ISA level 2 coaches as well as RLSS beach lifeguards and fully insured.

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Seas The Bay

The boat The Golden Fleece is fully insured and licences by the department of transport to carry nine passengers and two crew. Seas The Bay specialise in angling trips but also do bird watching, whale spotting, wildlife safaris or just a tour of Sheephaven bay. They cater for any trip you wish from 1 hr spins around the bay to full day fishing trips to Tory Island. They are a family friendly servi…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Ros Ban

A garden to relax in with a Celtic Theme, given over to wildlife friendly activities, but plenty for the garden enthusiast to enjoy. There is a display of medicinal plants and educational posters of native flora and fauna. A well-established Laburnum Arch is just one of many intriguing features. This 1.5 acre garden is of educational interest to children of all ages. You are sure to learn som…

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Portsalon Golf Club

Portsalon Golf Links was established in 1891 and is one of the nine founder members of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the oldest golfing union in the world. This gem of Irish golf holds a lasting memory for every golfer of a truly outstanding golf links. With Derry Airport and Belfast Airport close by, those wishing to relish in golf travel in Ireland, will find this finest links course easi…

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Burtonport Loops - Lúb Cheann Bhaile Cruaiche

This walk takes you on minor roads and surfaced track along the old railway corridor returning on quiet country lanes and road, passing the wind turbine, Alcorn’s Gatehouse, Sweeney’s Gatehouse, Dungloe Road Station and Marjorie’s Gatehouse. Including a fabulous woodland of beautiful ash trees, the walk is filled with spectacular views and a vast array of flora and fauna. Looped trail Length: …

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The Workhouse

The Workhouse Famine and Heritage Centre is on the outskirts of Dunfanaghy in County Donegal overlooking Sheephaven Bay and within easy walking distance of Horn Head and the fabulous Tramore Beach. Hear and see the true story of wee Hannah, a child of the famine and typical inmate. Visit our exhibition on the new lake and the ecology of this unique area. Admission to the Workhouse is free, and…

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Wains World

Wains World, is a unique and exciting soft play adventure centre in Buncrana. It’s the fun and safe way for your kids to play! Let children explore Wains World and see what they discover! Relax and catch up with friends over a coffee and a delicious bite while the little ones have fun! Provided are play facilities for a rainy day, parties for your little ones and their friends! Opening Tim…

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Burtonport Loops - Lúb Chroicheach Mhór

This walk takes you on minor roads and surfaced track along a scenic stretch of the old Burtonport railway returning on quiet country lanes, passing Alcorns Gatehouse, Sweeneys Gatehouse, Dungloe Road Station, through ash woodland and an abundance of flora and fauna giving a splendid diversity of colour and sound changing with the seasons. Looped Trail Length: 5km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Burt…

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Bundoran Bodyboarding School

The Bundoran Bodyboarding School is the only surf school in Ireland dedicated to the sport of bodyboarding. They provide body-boarding lessons at three main stunning surfing beaches around the Bundoran area to make the most of the surf conditions. As part of the Irish Surfing Surf School Program, they follow the Irish Surfing Association guidelines so you can be reassured that you are in good han…

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Donegal Tours

Donegal Tours are a local tour company offering a wide selection of Day Tours which run every day during the summer months. As Donegals leading travel experts, Donegal Tours have put together a mix of amazing landscape, examples of real heritage and sheer excitement. Each organized tour has a different personality, covering major attractions around Donegal such as Sliabh League, Glenveagh Nation…

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Atlantic Coastal Cruises

ATLANTIC COASTAL CRUISES is a new venture, locally owned and a family-run business set up in 2019. The beautiful coastal town of Killybegs has been predominantly a commercial fishing town but with the rise in popularity of the Wild Atlantic Way, the influx of passing tourists has been noticed and this led to an offering of this maritime experience. Our boat, the Pirate Queen, is a strong steel bui…

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Ards Forest Park - Salt Marsh Trail

A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The sea…

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