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Stories and Tips Donegal

Driving Tips for Donegal

Written by karly07 on 18 Apr, 2010

When the weather is good and the sun is shining in the sky, there are few more beautiful places in the world to travel around than the county of Donegal, in the north of Ireland. This of course, for anyone who lives or regularly…Read More

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A Drive Around The Inishowen Peninsula

Written by hagnel2 on 08 Apr, 2007

We spent two days exploring this peninsula, although on the first day we didn’t realize that we had crossed into the republic until we stopped at a small bar in Muff and received our change in euros. We didn’t notice a marked demarcation point but…Read More

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Drive Around Glenveigh National Park and Area

Written by hagnel2 on 08 Apr, 2007

We began this scenic drive from the delightful but busy county town Letterkenny, set near the river Swilly it is a popular destination for visitors intending to explore Glenveigh National Park; bring your walking shoes as it boasts the longest main streets in Ireland. The…Read More

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County Donegal

Written by welovedonegal on 19 Dec, 2004

County Donegal is Ireland’s second largest and also its northernmost county. It is in the northwest of Ireland, with miles of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. The Gulf Stream passes our coastline, thereby warming the waters. There are literally hundreds of fine, sandy beaches, and…Read More

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Finding Yourself (or your family history) in Donegal

Written by wanderlustgirl on 06 Mar, 2002

We sought out Donegal to do what many do on their trip to Ireland...research a bit of family history. My travelling companion's family names could be traced to Donegal so we stopped for a brief twenty-four hours to poke around. After rolling into town on a…Read More

The best place in Ireland!

Written by welovedonegal on 12 Dec, 2004

I just want to let people know that I have just put a personal site online, and the idea is (obviously) to promote Donegal, but what is more important for visitors to Ireland is that I have added information that will be helpful to all…Read More

Letterkenny Shopping

Written by vap123 on 05 Jun, 2007

Had a great time going around all the different shops in Letterkenny. It is an easy town to explore and has all the major stores as well as a host of unique shops. …Read More

Make the Most of Your Visit to County Donegal, Ireland!

Written by sarah27 on 17 Aug, 2010

When travelling to anyplace it can be hard to plan your visit to that you get to see as much as possible and make the most of your time there. You often find out about events and attractions after your visit. Dont let…Read More

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