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Inis Eoghan 100 / Inishowen 100

Scenic Route 6


Touring Highlights

Image © Donegal County Council

St. Mura's Abbey stands at the entrance to the village of Fahan and in the grave yard is the ancient St. Mura's cross (8th century) - a Celtic cross etched on a village steeped in history with its newly completed Lough Swilly Marina.

The principal town and resort on the lovely Inishowen Peninsula, Buncrana boasts a 5km sandy beach.

Tourist Office
Fame Angling
Fort Dunree Military Museum
Viewpoint - Mamore Gap
Swilly Ferry - ferry crossing between Buncrana and Rathmullan (seasonal):
Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point - Lisfannon Beach, Dunree Head and Mamore Gap

This lovely village lies beside a river overlookined and sheltered by mountains.

Glendowen Exclusive Design - hand crafted Donegal tweed
Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre
Good location for hill walking (Bulbin, Binion and Sliabh Sneacht)

Located against the backdrop of the hills of the Inishowen Peninsula the village of Ballyliffin is a place of great natural beauty…

Polland Strand;
Doagh Famine Village & Visitor Centre - this outdoor museum tells the story of life in this area in the 1970's going back to the famine. During the months of November and December the village becomes Lapland with Santa arriving down the chimney;
Carrickabraghy Castle/Blowhole
Ballyliffin Golf Club - a golfer's paradise;
Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point - Pollan Bay

Details available on the Visit Ballyliffin website:

This Inishowen village contains a large catle market and agriculture co-operative, which serves the many farmers for miles around.

8th century cross and carved stone
Aire de Service Point at the local car park

The first item of interest to look out for as you near this village is its unique 10 arched stone bridge believed to be the only one of its kind in the country. Over a period of forty years this town has been in the winning top ten of Ireland's tidiest towns and has won out right on two occasions.

Five Fingers Strand

This spectacular headland is Ireland's most northerly point.

Banba's Crown
For the adventurous walker, there is the 'wee' house of Malin and the rock formation 'Hell's Hole'
Wild Atlantic Signature Point - Malin Head

A plaque at Kinnagoe Bay tells the tale of the sinking of the 'La Trinidad Valencera', which broke her back in the bay. Superb views of valleys and moorlands with intermittent glimpses of sea.

Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Points - Culdaff Beach, Kinnegoe Bay, Magilligan Point View

Port-a-Dors Strand leads to a cave through a lovely natural arch
Picnic Site
Cliff Walks
Wild Atlantic Way Discover Point - Inishowen Head

A commercial fishing port and a most attractive resort.

Blue Flag Marina
Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium
Lough Foyle Ferry - ferry crossing from Greencastle (Donegal) to Magilligan (NI) - seasonal


A busy scenic Heritage Town situated in a wonderful location along Lough Foyle.

Moville Green
Cooley Cross

Redcastle is a small village overlooking Lough Foyle with nice coastal walks.

Leisureland Redcastle - one of Ireland's leading indoor heated fun parks, catering for children of all ages
Yacht Club

A rural village amid the hills of the Inishowen Peninsula

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