This is Donegal

This is Donegal

Take the fourth largest county in Ireland. Mix with 13 stunning blue-flag beaches, a vibrant cultural tradition & thriving business opportunities.

Add rich heritage, outdoor activities and fine guinness in traditional bars. County Donegal - a recipe for magic.

Glenveagh Castle & National Park
Image of the Famine Wall at Binnion Hill
Binnion Hill - Image courtesy of Andy McInroy
Image of Mount Errigal and the Poison Glen
Poison Glen - Image courtesy of Máirtín MacCrábhagáin
Image of walk at Ards forest Park
Ards Forest Park - Image courtesy of Sally Murphy
spring time
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Profile

Image of Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh was born on 26 July 1959 and grew up in Gweedore / Gaoth Dobhair on the northwest coast of Donegal. An acclaimed Irish fiddler, Mairéad is the lead vocalist for the Irish traditional band Altan, which she co-founded with her late husband Frankie Kennedy in 1985. Today, ... Read more.

Organisation

photo of popular broadcaster Shaun Doherty, Highland Radio

It’s not that long ago that Irish people abroad had to try to track down an Irish paper if they wanted news from home, and speaking with loved ones often involved long, complicated arrangements to place telephone calls through international operators.

The idea of being able to listen to... Read more.

Place

Image of Ballyshannon from the water

Ballyshannon meaning "The Mouth of Seannachs ford" is stiuated at the mouth of the River Erne in south Donegal.  The river Erne that flows through Ballyshannon marks the southern boundary of historic Tir Chonaill.  Sites dating back to Neolithic times have been excavated in and around the town... Read more.

Article

Donegal Prospectus, a positive boost for the future.

Donegal, a great place to live, work and do business

The new Donegal Prospectus has been described as having an important role in presenting this county as an excellent place to do business for companies thinking of locating in Ireland.

The glossy 48-page publication is to be used to attract foreign investment and showcase the county to... Read more.

Project

Image of Donegal lining out against Cork 2012

The Donegal County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association / Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Dhún na nGall (GAA) is one of the GAA's 32 county boards in Ireland. It is responsible for Gaelic games in County Donegal. The county board is also responsible for the Donegal inter-county teams. The... Read more.