Killybegs Offshore Port

Image of various offshore oil and gas related Vessels.
Offshore oil and gas related Vessels. Photo Courtesy of Sinbad Marine

The town of Killybegs, located on the  northern shore of Donegal Bay, is a major fishing port and is surrounded by a dramatic coastline and unspoilt countryside. Killybegs is rich in history and with a strong maritime tradition, there is so much to see and do within the town. Explore the harbour area, visit the Heritage & Maritime Centre and take the Killybegs Town Walk to discover numerous heritage sites.

Killybegs is the ideal location from which to base yourself and explore the South West of County Donegal. Only a short distance from Killybegs are the majestic cliffs of Sliabh Liag which at 601m above sea level are amongst the highest in Europe. To the west of Sliabh Liag is the  Gaeltacht village of Glencolmcille famous far and wide for its Folk Village and Irish  language school. Close by to Killybegs is the Blue Flag beach at Fintra which offers safe bathing. There is a great supply of quality guest accommodation in and around the town,  ranging from homely B&Bs and great hotels to camp sites.

There are many restaurants and eateries serving the best of local produce including seafood. In recent years Killybegs has become a port of call for cruise ships enabling more people to discover the unique charms of this part of the world.

To find out more about Killybegs Maritime Industry, click on this link. Killybegs Offshore Support Base

To find out more about tourism in Killybegs, click on this link. Killybegs Tourism Brochure