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Visitor Information

Further to the government’s recent announcement and easing of restrictions, country wide travel is open from Monday 10th May 2021. From 2 June accommodation services including hotels, B&Bs, self-catering and hostels can reopen. Bars, cafes and restaurants - outdoor services permitted with protective measures in place. From Monday July 19th 2021 International travel has reopened.

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Practical information about Donegal

There are a million reasons to visit this wild and wonderful county, from the rich cultural heritage to the breathtaking adventures everyone can enjoy. You can be sure that quality is guaranteed on your holiday to Donegal, so prepare to be surprised and book now!


Where is Donegal located?

Where is Donegal located?

Practical things are taken care of in Donegal. It is only 90 minutes from Belfast, under 3 hours from Dublin and Galway by car. It has its own airport and is right on the door step of Derry. It's a perfect destination whether you are on a shoe-string budget or looking to splash out on that dream 5-star break.

Getting Here

Getting Here

Getting to Donegal has never been easier. Dublin, Belfast City and Belfast International Airports are less than 3 hours and 2 hours drive respectively.

Tourist Information Points

Tourist Information Points

Countywide Call in or contact any office for information on accommodation, festivals and events, and things to do in County Donegal.

Practical information about Donegal


Local Transport in Donegal

Local Transport in Donegal

There are plenty of bus, taxi-cab and ferry service throughout County Donegal. From short journeys within towns to tours of the County to airport services to all of the major airports.

Aire de Service Points

Aire de Service Points

Motorhome / Campervan Units Aire De Service is a network of stopping places specifically designed for motorhomes or camping cars.

Wheelchair Accessible Beaches & Beach Wheelchairs

Wheelchair Accessible Beaches & Beach Wheelchairs

13 beaches in Donegal are currently wheelchair accessible. There are also 6 beaches that provide access to a beach wheelchair

Local Ferry Services

County Donegal

Ferry services link the county to the Gaeltacht communities of Tory Island and Árainn Mhór off the west coast. There are also seasonal ferry services on Lough Foyle, linking Magilligan in County Derry to Greencastle in County Donegal. On Lough Swilly, you can take a ferry from Buncrana to Rathmullan.

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Practical information about Donegal

Beach Lifeguards in Donegal

Beach Lifeguards in Donegal

Lifeguards will be on duty throughout the summer 2021 on all Donegal's Blue Flag Beaches. Here are all necessary details you need.

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Donegal Tide Times

Donegal Tide Times

Tides are caused by gravitational pull of the moon and the sun. As the sun rises in the east and the stars come out at night, the ocean waters will regularly rise and fall along our shores. This makes tides one of the most reliable phenomena in the world.

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Quick Guide to Donegal

Find out what Donegal has in store for you


Quick Guide

Accommodation in Donegal

Discover diverse range of quality tourist accommodation in Donegal

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