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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Isaac Butt monument Stranorlar

Isaac Butt ~ Father of Home Rule

Isaac Butt regarded as the founder of the Home Rule movement in Ireland, was born in Glenfin, Co. Donegal, on the 6th of September, 1813.  Isaac was educated at the Royal School in Raphoe, Co. Donegal and Middleton College, Co. Cork.  He... Read more.

Organisation

Across the world, Donegal people have come together in their 'homes from home' and formed groups. A shared identity, background and cultural understanding allows members to create a link with their homeland. There are many Irish groups related to different activities or hobbies, indeed, there is... Read more.

Place

Black and White image of Moville

The picturesque town of Moville lies on the western banks of Lough Foyle, County Donegal, where the Bredagh River flows into the sea. The name Moville has two possible Gaelic origins, translated from Bun a Phobail, meaning ‘Foot of the Parish’ or Magh Bhile, meaning ‘Plain of the Ancient Tree’. ... Read more.

Article

Explore the option of remote working in Donegal

The Black lakes, Mulroy Bay courtesy of Mary Doherty

There’s no doubt that Covid-19 brought a huge amount of uncertainty, but Donegal is one county that is noticing an upside. Over the past few months, Letterkenny based estate agents have seen a significant increase in enquiries from young couples and families who are plotting an escape to the... Read more.

Project

Image of front cover of book

This  atlas consists of around ninety articles from over fifty contributors covering a wide range of topics that are central to the cultural and natural heritage of Donegal. While the county has received a considerable degree of attention from historians and archaeologists in the past, there has... Read more.