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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Profile

Portrait of Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997), former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002), and founder and President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative (2002-2010), has spent most of her life as a human rights advocate. Born Mary... Read more.

Organisation

photo of popular broadcaster Shaun Doherty, Highland Radio

It’s not that long ago that Irish people abroad had to try to track down an Irish paper if they wanted news from home, and speaking with loved ones often involved long, complicated arrangements to place telephone calls through international operators.

The idea of being able to listen to... Read more.

Place

Image of Raphoe Heritage Town with plaque

Raphoe is one of the five heritage towns in Donegal.  It is also known by its Irish name Ráth Bhoth which means ‘Ringfort of the Huts’.  The name is believed to have come from the huts that were built on the monastic settlement by St. Colmcille. (550AD). Raphoe is situated in the rich and... 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

Donegal Connect takes Best Tourism Initiative at the LAMA All Ireland Community & Council Awards

 

Donegal Connect was a collaborative project between the private and public sector in Donegal aimed at creating new opportunities for Donegal and our Diaspora.  The project developed from a proposal back in 2017 from the Donegal Association in Dublin into hosting an... Read more.