Whether it’s the welcoming people or the stunning surroundings, there is something special about Donegal. Fall in love with our nature, rejoice in our culture, discover your roots.
Be prepared though, you'll want to stay forever.
Charles Macklin was born near Culdaff on the Inishowen peninsula. There is some confusion about his actual date of birth but Macklin himself claimed 1699. Little is known of his early childhood, although his family name was McLaughlin and he changed it for the English stage. He found work as an...Read more.
Teach Mhici Mac Gabhann is the birth place of Mickey McGowan, the author of Rotha Mor an tSaoil (The Hard Road to Klondike). It is located in Gortahork, County Donegal.
Born in 1865 in Donegal, the eldest of twelve children in a poverty-stricken family, Michael MacGowan left home as a...Read more.
The Famine Pot
By Mattie Lennon.
In 2011 Donegal man, John Cassidy was strolling on the banks of the Clogher River, in the townland of Cullenboy when he found an old famine-pot, broken in pieces. He had it welded, restored and mounted outside Leghowney Community Hall. Such was the interest...Read more.
The Twin Towns has a rich history of local drama with the Butt Drama Circle and the newly built Balor Arts Centre at its heart.
The Butt Drama Circle is at the core of the development of drama, theatre and the arts, not only in Ballybofey, but throughout Donegal. The well known amateur...Read more.