Donegal Things to Do

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    donegal abbey
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    looking at Narin Beach from Portnoo
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    Narin Beach seen from Portnoo
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  • 1. Donegal Town

    Spend some time at the Scotsman, a small pub on the Diamond (town center). It doesn't look like much from the outside but it's nice inside...There's music every night provided by the pub owner, his...

  • 2. Donegal Castle

    We were in Donegal for an afternoon but were pleased we took a tour of the castle in town. It is very accessible, it's right in Donegal Town. It was built by...

  • 3. Glenveagh National Park

    Glenveagh National Park is set along the Derryveagh Mountains in the North West Corner of Donegal. With over 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes and woodland,...

  • 4. Take a trip to Arranmore Island (Arainn Mhor)

    Arainn Mhor (Arranmore)is an island of seven square miles situated just 3 miles off the coast of Donegal. The car ferry en route from the mainland port of Ailt...

  • 5. Swim or walk at Narin Beach

    Narin Beach is a 3 mile stretch of fine white sand, the beach has blue-flag status again this year and is safe for swimming.At the end of the 3 mile stretch you...

  • 6. Visit ancient ringfort The Grianan of Aileach

    The Grianan of Aileach, built ca. 1700BC, is one of the most remarkable and important monuments ever to be erected by the ancient Irish, being the place of the...

  • 7. the diamond

    the diamond is in the center of donegal town. pictured is an obelisk that commemorates four franciscan monks who wrote the annals of the four masters in the...

  • 8. donegal abbey

    locatated on quay street just past the public parking lot is the ruins of donegal abbey. it is on a small hill overlooking the river eske. built in 1474 all...

  • 9. donegal castle

    this historic castle dates back to the 15th century. there are several jacobean additions added by sir basil burke after the ouster of the o' donnells in 1607....

  • 10. The Diamon - The very center of the town

    In Diamond, the center of the town, stands an obelisk erected for the memory of the Four Masters. The four franciscan monks wrote on the 17th century the book...

  • 11. Donegal Castle

    Donegal Town was the seat of the O'Donnell's, until the 17th century. They were overthrown in the midst of the collapse of the old Gaelic system in 1602....

  • 12. Donegal Bay Waterbus

    The waterbus is well worth a visit when in donegal town. Captain Billy Bustard will entertain and education you on the beautiful donegal bay. You'll learn about...

  • 13. A Monument to French Fear and Spinelessness

    Close to the water, just off the diamond in Donegal Town, sits the anchor to a French freighter. The anchor was dropped by the French, who were trying to...

  • 14. This is a picture of Midieval...

    This is a picture of Midieval Fortress, by the name of Doe Castle. This Mac Suibhne (Sweeney clan) Castle is protected on three sides by the sea, while on the...

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