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Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Killarney
"Heading out of Killarney past the Macgiddycuddy Reeks mountain range with the tallest mountain in Ireland Carrauntoohil on your left out onto our peninsula drive our first stop being ‘Inch beach’ one of the longest beaches in Ireland. You air and soil pollution free.   Leaving Inch you will carry on with the coastal drive through to ‘Gaeltacht’ where the native language is spoken until we come to ‘Dingle’ home to Fungi the Dolphin. Fungi was first spotted in Dingle Bay in the 1980’s and has made it his home ever since. Boats go out enjoy the 'Slea Head Drive’ elevated approximately 330 feet (100 metres) above the ocean the Atlantic on the left mountains to the right and looking out at ‘The Skelligs’ (islands)
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Coasteering Morning Trip
"A Coasteering trip lasts approx 2.5 hours. On arrival our friendly experienced guides will have a brief chat with you before getting you kitted out with a wetsuit and safety gear. After a safety brief you will then be ready to experience some rock scramb adventure swimming belly flopping water splashing and possibly even a spot of cliff jumping if you are feeling brave enough!We supply the following:Good winter wetsuits Buoyancy aids Protective helmet Neoprene socks &a gloves (only provi""Coasteering is the fastest growing Adventure Sport in the UK and one of the best Natural Adventure Sports that you could ever try! Northern Ireland has some of the most dramatic Coastlines in Europe. We have spent years selecting the best venues on offer!title=Highlights&1=2.5-hour+coasteering+tour+of+Northern+Ireland&2=Get+active+as+you+swim%2C+scramble+and+jump+along+the+rocky+coves+and+windswept+beaches&3=Explore+hidden+beaches%2C+bays+and+sea+caves+along+the+Irish+coast&4=Full+instruction+and+all+equi
From GBP45.00
 
Bloody Sunday and Bogside Murals Private Walking Tour
"Departing from the Tower Museum in the city centre this private Bloody Sunday and Bogside murals tour will take you into the heart of the Bogside district of Derry  the crucible of the modern day conflict in Ireland. This 90-minute walking tour will begin at Free Derry Wall and take you around some of the Bogside murals.The modern history of Derry is explored in the Bogside tour. Subjects range from th widespread religious discrimination against Irish Catholics Civil Rights period Battle of the Bogside 1969 Bloody Sunday massacre January 1972 and covers both inquiries in to Bloody Sunday and the conflict that occurred here afterwards.These tours are ideal for school and university groups studying Irish history as well as peace and reconciliation stu
From GBP15.00

More Local Customs in County Donegal

Go to a Ceili

A ceili is an evening of local socializing in the form of a community dance. This isn't a commercial cabaret like in Bunratty or Dublin, this is more like a community square dance in rural America....
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kathycollins
Sep 16, 2002

Glencolumbcille

Means Glen of Coloumba's Church.Every year at midnight on 9th June, when the pilgrims make a circuitof 5km, which is marked by a series of stone-slab and pillers inscribed with crosson the slopes...
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MAIGO
Jun 30, 2007

The ruins of the forgotten...

The ruins of the forgotten island of InisCaora.There are only afew of the larger islands which are still inhabited around the Donegal coast. You can take a day trip to any of the islands and discover...
Anisha1
Aug 24, 2002

Photo of a Standing Stone,...

Photo of a Standing Stone, GlenColmCille. I hope you can see the designs carved on the stone. These stones are Pre-Christian and were used for wedding ceremonies in Pagan Ireland. (A sign of things to...
Anisha1
Aug 24, 2002

Glenveagh Castle and National...

Glenveagh Castle and National Park and gardens. For more info check the travelogue.For information on more Irish National Parks:Irish Parks
Anisha1
Aug 24, 2002

Photo:By Doe Castle.<br/><br/>Here...

Photo:By Doe Castle.Here are afew Old Irish Sayings:'Seanfhocal'Is minic a bhris béal duine a shrón.A person's mouth often broke his nose.Bíonn dhá insint ar scéal agus dhá leagan déag ar amhrán.There...
Anisha1
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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The Turas in Glencolmcille

Every year on 9 June a pilgrimage is held in Glencolmcille which takes in 15 stations, consisting of ancient monuments, crosses and natural landmarks. But you can follow the Turas yourself at any time...
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Krumel
May 30, 2015

Smirting &amp; The Smoking Ban

Smirting is a combination of the words smoking &#43; flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got chatting to fellow smokers outside on the...
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orlikins
Apr 04, 2011

Donegal Gaeltacht

The irish speaking area of Donegal is up around teh isolated North-West of the county around Gweedore. Donegal Irish is considered the most difficult Irish dialect, so dont worry if you dont...
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orlikins
Apr 04, 2011

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Top Hotels in County Donegal

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Port Ronan Pier , Malin, Ireland
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Lough Eske, Donegal, Ireland
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Railway Road, Buncrana, Ireland
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2945 Main Street, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
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Dunfanaghy via Letterkenny, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland
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Top Things to Do in County Donegal

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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...
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Bundoran Beach

.......or, a day at the beach. Looking at pictures of an empty beach and dejected looking funfair rides, my Reader might be forgiven for wondering why I have chosen the title I have for this review....
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Horn Head

Whilst not exactly short on impressive views, the one from horn head has to be one of the finest. Tory Island (see seperate tips) seems to look like a a postage stamp just off the shore. The wild...
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Rougey Cliff Walk

This is officially a circular walk starting from the tourist office. From there follow the path along the promenade by Waterworld towards the Great Northern Hotel, clearly recognisable on the hill...
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Slieve League

The highest cliffs in Europe at around 800 feet are situated at Slieve League in Co Donegal. Forget the Cliffs of Moher if you want to expereince real cliffs then come here. In fact one of the...
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Republican Garden

While prominently located on the main street in Bundoran, with a beautiful view out across the Atlantic Ocean, you will not find reference to the Republican Garden (of Remembrance) in the town’s...
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Top 5 County Donegal Writers

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"Dear Old Donegal"
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ladyanne

"Co. Donegal...One of my Favorite Places in Ireland"
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Krumel

"Sunshine in Donegal"
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sue_stone

"County Donegal beauty"
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kathycollins

"The Rugged Northwest Coast of Ireland"
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