Active Donegal

Active Donegal

Donegal caters for every active interest whether its family fun, team sports or solo adventuring. Over land, accross mountains and on the sea, the options are vast. 

Spread your wings & soar. Donegal has so much to offer.

Sam Maguire Cup returns to Donegal in 2012!
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Foyle Rowing Club - Image courtesy of Brid McGinley
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Hillwalking - Image courtesy of Robert Meir
Beach Time - Image courtesy of Jeremy Howard
Image courtesy of Iain Miller Unique Ascent
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Profile

Dave Gallaher with a Rugby Ball

Dave Gallaher was born on October 30th, 1873 in Ramelton, Co. Donegal to shopkeeper James and his wife Maria, a teacher in Ramelton, on October 30th,1873. The 7th of 14 children (3 of whom died in infancy), his birth is recorded in the parish of Tullaughnish and he was baptised in the First... Read more.

Organisation

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Liquid Therapy is a not for profit organisation working with a range of young people facing various physical, mental, emotional or behavioral challenges.  The idea for Liquid Therapy began when its founder, Tom Losey, spent time volunteering with ‘Surfers Healing’ in California, a project that... Read more.

Place

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The best in  Adventure and Environmental Education. Gartan Outdoor Education Centre works with people of all ages and abilities, providing both facilities and courses for a very wide ranging programme. On offer are great facilities, an inspirational setting, highly qualified and experienced... Read more.

Article

Jason Black - To Everest and Back!

Jason black holding the Donegal flag in front of the Donegal Diaspora Logo

In May of 2013 Letterkenny businessman Jason Black became the first Donegal person to reach the summit of Everest. For Jason, reaching the highest point in the world was the culmination of a dream he had for many years. Eighty people were granted permission this year to climb the north ridge of... Read more.

Project

The County of Donegal in North West Ireland contains more climbable rock than the rest of Ireland combined boasting two major Irish mountain ranges, over a thousand kilometres of coastline, one hundred sea stacks and as many diverse climbing mediums and locations as you will find in the rest of... Read more.