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Donegal Islands

Places to See

Donegal's wild and beautiful islands sit proudly in the Atlantic Ocean and are the jewels of Donegal's Gaeltacht. They have captured imagination for thousands of years and provided stimulus for artists and writers alike. Soak up our fascinating Irish heritage and explore our intriguing islands.

Information about local ferry services

Inishirrer Island (Inis Oirthir)

Co. Donegal,Inishirrer Island

It is as the name says, Island East, the ‘Eastern Island’. Inishirrer is a long, narrow island, about one mile long and one quarter of a mile wide. It is approximately one mile off the coast of Gweedore. The Inishirrer islanders are famous for their expertise in sailing, rowing and fishing.

Activities include: walking, birdwatching, sea angling and fishing.

Eolas / Information:

Comharchumann na nOileán Beag

Tel: +353 (0)74 953 2571 or +353 (0)74 953 2594


Opens daily All Day
Closes daily All Day


Co. Donegal,
Inishirrer Island

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