Love Donegal

Love Donegal

This is my homeland, the place I was born in / No matter where I go it's in my soul / My feet may wander a thousand places / But my heart will lead me back home to my Donegal.

(Daniel O'Donnell, Home to Donegal lyrics)

Image of children watching
watching - Image courtesy of Taryn Gleeson
Image of writing about why someone loves Donegal
Inspiration
Image of Errigal taken from the Gweedore road
Errigal - Image courtesy of Emma Russell
Knockamany
Knockamany overlooking Isle of Doagh Image Courtesy of Aideen Doherty
The Bridal Path ~Glenveagh National Park Image Courtesy Joe Shaw
Faherna Cottage Courtesy of Margaret Lafferty
Dolphins in Donegal - Image courtesy of John Rafferty
Swans - Image courtesy of John Rafferty
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Profile

Grace Gerry pictured with her sister on a recent trek in Donegal

When I left Ireland for London in my twenties, I thought I would be back in a year. Little did I know it would be thirty years before I returned. I spent ten years in London and another twenty in Canada before I came back to Donegal three years ago.

If you’re curious what it’s been like... Read more.

Organisation

Black and White image of John Doherty

The mission statement of Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí (meaning ‘friendship or association of fiddle players') is clear. This not-for-profit voluntary organization was formed in the early 1980's to help support and promote the art of fiddle playing in the Donegal tradition. Through annual events... Read more.

Place

Creeslough (Irish: An Craoslach, meaning 'The Gorge' or 'Throat Lake') is a village in County Donegal, Ireland. It lies 12 km south of Dunfanaghy overlooking an arm of Sheephaven Bay. It is a small village, with the population of the surrounding area engaged mainly in agriculture. Creeslough... Read more.

Article

DONEGAL CAMINO 2021 - IN AID OF CANCER CARE WEST

Join Peggy, Noel Cunningham, Deirdre Mc Glone and friends for the Donegal Camino 2021

Following the success of Peggy Stringer’s inaugural Donegal Camino last year, Peggy, Noel and Deirdre are proud to present Donegal Camino 2021 - an 8-day walk from Malin Head to Slieve League - Saturday 4th September to Saturday 11th September inclusive. Join Peggy, Noel Cunningham, Deirdre Mc... Read more.

Project

Re-Photographic image of Rathmullan with black and white horses and carts

The Lawrence Collection of photographs is a unique series of over 40,000 images taken across the island of Ireland between the years 1870 and 1914. Over 1,400 of these photos were taken in County Donegal. In this unique project,  a rephotographic study, two photographers, Paul McGuckin and... Read more.