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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Image of Rory Gallagher statue, Ballyshannon

William Rory Gallagher was born on March 7th, 1948 in Ballyshannon.  He was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader.  Gallagher recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, after forming the band Taste during the late 1960s.

A talented guitarist known... Read more.


Downings Blue Flag Beach

Summer's here - Visit and enjoy Donegal's wonderful beaches

The Donegal coastline is over 1,000km long and has 192km of beaches, with 13 Blue Flag beaches and 5 Green Coast awarded beaches you will be spoiled for choice.

The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most... Read more.


Fort Dunree courtesy of Peter Blake

Donegal County Council welcomes the recent announcement by An Taisce that 12 beaches and 2 marinas in the county are receiving Blue Flags.  As a result Donegal now tops the charts as the county with the most Blue Flags for 2020.  In addition 4 other beaches will also receive Green Coast awards... 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.


Balor Arts Centre at night

The Twin Towns has a rich history of local drama with the Butt Drama Circle and the newly built Balor Arts Centre at its heart.

The Butt Drama Circle is at the core of the development of drama, theatre and the arts, not only in Ballybofey, but throughout Donegal. The well known amateur... Read more.