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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Gary Doherty celebrates in the Irish Jersey at Landsdowne Road

Former Irish International Gary Doherty is now living in Boston, and using his 20 year playing career to promote, market and raise publicity for The Boston Spurs Soccer School. As soon as Covid allows, Gary will be using his extensive contacts in soccer to bring some of the biggest names in the... Read more.


Image of Tir Conaill Harps celebrating a win on the pitch

Tir Conaill Harps has been serving the people of Glasgow for over 20 years.  They are a community based Gaelic Athletic Club which provide opportunities for everyone in a safe, fun and an affordable environment for all ages.  The club was founded in 1994 after a breakaway from another club.  ... Read more.


John Farren with Jon Mahoney BIBA & others after a round of golf at Ballyliffen Golf Club

Donegal Diaspora Project hosted an Economic Seminar in May 2014 and Ballyliffin Golf Club established contact with with Ann Burke Vice President Economic Development Council of Western MA, Jon Mahoney Boston Irish Business Association and Tim Murray Worcester Chamber of Commerce.

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My Surfing Home

Image of Man and girl carrying a surf-board out of the water

Home-comings are the best. After months on the road I realise I’ve discovered my favourite place in the world, and I’ve left it I must go home and rediscover her. The view greeting me on the drive along the Belalt cliff-top is the best welcome home. The massive stretch of Rossnowlagh... Read more.


Greenway project in Donegal continues to grow wheels

Greenway project continues to grow wheels

We’ve been keeping a keen eye on the progress of the North West Greenway Network. Some of you might remember that we first covered this exciting, INTERREG VA-funded project, in issue 4 (December 2017) and subsequently again in... Read more.