Visit Donegal

Visit Donegal

Whether it’s the welcoming people or the stunning surroundings, there is something special about Donegal. Fall in love with our nature, rejoice in our culture, discover your roots.

Be prepared though, you'll want to stay forever.

Image of girl looking back while walking on the beach
Walking on the beach - Image courtesy of Florien Schiesterl
Ohio Students - Image courtesy Sonya Paclob.
Raphoe Square - Image courtesy Daragh Mc Donough
Carrickfinn Airport - Image courtesy of Máirtín Mac Crábhagáin
Carrickfinn Beach - Image courtesy of John Rafferty
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Black and White image of Charles Macklin

Charles Macklin was born near Culdaff on the Inishowen peninsula.  There is some confusion about his actual date of birth but Macklin himself claimed 1699. Little is known of his early childhood, although his family name was McLaughlin and he changed it for the English stage. He found work as an... Read more.


Traditional Fisherman's Cottage in Glencolmcille Folk Village

The Glencolmcille Folk Village, now established for 48 years, is looking forward to a busy season in 2015 with many innovative events planned. This year their slogan is “Back to the Future” – encouraging their visitors to experience Donegal life as far back at the 1700’s. 

The great... Read more.


Beltany Stone Circle

For thousands of years the landscape around Raphoe has been  an important centre of ritual practise, a place of worship , to where pre christian ancestors came to pay homage to their spiritual rulers - the Sun and the Moon.   Just three kilometres south of Raphoe on the summit of Beltany Hill... Read more.



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.


Digger plunging into the bog with people looking on

In 2010 Jonny McNee, an aviation historian from Northern Ireland, began a search in the hills of Inishowen for a WWII Spitfire which culminated two years later in the unearthing of one of the famous WWII aircraft, so instrumental in the success of the Allies during the war.  Jonny began his... Read more.