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

Image of Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh was born on 26 July 1959 and grew up in Gweedore / Gaoth Dobhair on the northwest coast of Donegal. An acclaimed Irish fiddler, Mairéad is the lead vocalist for the Irish traditional band Altan, which she co-founded with her late husband Frankie Kennedy in 1985. Today, ... Read more.

Organisation

Camping in Donegal

Namaste Nomad is offering unique Himalayan Style Wild Camping treks in Donegal. A qualified mountaineer with seventeen years experience leading treks, tours and expeditions in the Himalayas, Mohan Nepal, Co-founder of Namaste Nomad, is now based in Donegal, Ireland where he lives with his wife... Read more.

Place

Alcohol Factory

In 1936 the Irish Department of Industry & Commerce created civil service jobs when they constructed five alcohol factories in Ireland, Saorstát Alcohol Factories (1935-1937). Two factories were located in Donegal at Carndonagh & Labbadish, and the three remaining were in Corry, Ballina... 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.