A beautiful county with sea cliffs, white sandy beaches, excellent seafood and cosy pubs. Donegal forces you to slow down and admire the view. Excellent golfing, surfing and walking.
Stunning coastline
Blue Flag Beaches of Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway Counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway, Ireland
The naturally stunning formations of the West's coastlines provides long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.
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Conserving plants and animals
Glenveagh National Park Pairc Náisiúnta Ghleann Bheatha Churchill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains and pristine lakes in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the North-West of County Donegal.
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One of the highest cliffs in Europe
Slieve League Cliffs Teelin, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Slieve League Cliffs, situated on the south west coast of Donegal, are one of the highest and finest sea cliffs in Europe.
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400 years old
Newmills Corn and Flax Mills Chuchill Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
The oldest surviving building here is said to be 400 years old. Indeed, the whole complex is an interesting reminder of a stage in the industrial development of this country.
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Special North West Discoveries
Ards Forest Park – Heritage Trail Creeslough, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Moderate 5km walking trail between Creeslough and Dunfanaghy.
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Ireland's longest coastline
Donegal boasts many Blue Flag beaches and the longest coastline in Ireland. Whether your preference is the panoramic small inlet cove, or an extensive sandy beach, there is lots to explore.
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O'Donnell's Castle
Donegal Castle Donegal Town, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, the Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke.
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A Great Lighthouse of Ireland
Fanad Lighthouse Fanad, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Step back in time and hear stories about light-keepers in days gone by and climb to the top of the tower for spectacular views of land and sea.
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The derek hill collection
Glebe House and Gallery (The Derek Hill Collection) Churchill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Regency House, 1828, set in woodland gardens, decorated with William Morris textiles, Islamic and Japanese art etc.
Open 28 May to 05 Nov
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