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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.

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Inishkerragh (Inis Caorach)

Co. Donegal,Inishkerragh Island

Inishkerragh means ‘Sheep Island’. Originally from the Irish ‘Inis’ – ‘island’ and ‘caoragh’ – ‘sheep’, Inishkerragh is situated off the north west coast of Donegal, in the bay of Boylagh. It measures 650m by 300m and the highest point is 6.5m above sea level.

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,
Inishkerragh Island

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