Donegal has over 100 sandy beaches situated along its coast. According to a survey undertaken by the Marine Institute a number of years ago, Donegal has more sandy coast than any other county in Ireland. In close proximity to the cottages
are two amazing sandy beaches Marble Hill a blue flag beach suitable for a family day out or multiple water sports activities including surfing, sailing etc., and Killyhoey Beach together with Portnablagh port set in a sandy cove.
So named from a fancied resemblance according to Joyce. The mountain does indeed have the shape of a pig’s back, with a curve before a steep downward drop on the S side. A quarry on the N side of the mountain was used to extract high-grade quartz sand for optical glass.
Muckish is the third highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 163rd highest in Ireland. Our data has reached 81% of the goal for this summit. http://mountainviews.ie/mv/index.php?mtnindex=163
Errigal is well-known for the pinkish glow of its quartzite in the setting sun. It is located on the boundary of four townlands: Beltany Mountain, Dunlewy Near, Procklis, Money More. Despite the name, there are no known remains of an oratory. It may therefore be a metaphorical name for the mountain itself.
Errigal is the highest mountain in the Donegal NW area and the 76th highest in Ireland. Errigal is the highest point in county Donegal. Our data has reached 87% of the goal for this summit. (Details)
- Glenveagh National Park – has a heard of Red Deer and now also has Golden Eagles.
- Newmills Corn & Flax Mills.
- Colmcille Heritage Centre.
- Glebe Gallery – The Derek Hill Collection.
- Doe Castle
- Ards Friary
- Ards forest park
- Horse riding Dunfanaghy
- Famine work house Dunfanaghy.
- Dunlewey Lake Side Centre
- Letterkenny, Donegal County Museum, Century Cinemas, An Grianán Theatre.
- Tory Island- daily Trips from Magheraroarty.
- Fishing Lake & Sea Fishing.
- Golf, Links Courses ,Dunfanaghy, Rossapenna & Portsalon.
- Doagh Island Famine Village