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Summer Holidays at Home in Donegal
Donegal was a great place to grow up. I lived just a couple of miles outside Carndonagh in the town land of Cregnahorna. When I finished school I worked as a manager in the Ballyliffin Hotel. I really enjoyed working in the hospitality business and loved meeting the guests from all over the world. A few of the girls I worked with were talking about applying for the Morrison visa, and I thought it seemed like an exciting opportunity...Read more.
National Heritage Week takes place from Saturday, August 23 to Sunday, August 31, 2014. Heritage Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the heritage of County Donegal and encourage its preservation and conservation. Heritage Week is also...Read more.
Cloughaneely, Gweedore and the Rosses, locally known as, ‘The Three Parishes’ make up a large part of west Donegal. Together they form a unique social and cultural region we know as the ‘Gaeltacht’. The first language of most people in the...Read more.
The Glebe house and gallery are situated just outside of Letterkenny in the village of Churchill. The house, originally a Church of Ireland Rectory, was the home of landscape and portrait painter Derek Hill from 1954.
Hill (1916 – 2000)...Read more.