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NORTH WEST DONEGAL

Discover the untamed allure of Donegal, where rugged landscapes and untouched natural beauty converge to create an experience unlike any other.

 

Here, you'll find yourself immersed in a world of awe-inspiring cliffs that kiss the wild Atlantic Ocean, pristine beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, and rolling hills that beckon with their lush greenery.

 

Donegal is a place where time seems to stand still, allowing you to reconnect with the essence of nature and your inner self. Whether you're captivated by the enchanting forests, the mystical charm of ancient castles, or the warm embrace of its friendly locals, Donegal offers a tapestry of experiences that will awaken your senses and leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Glenveagh Castle and National Park
Glenveagh National Park & Castle

 

Glenveagh National Park and Castle is a place where nature and history converge to create an unforgettable experience.

 

Nestled in the rugged beauty of Ireland's northwest, this enchanting destination beckons travellers with its untamed wilderness and rich heritage.

 

Here, you can lose yourself on the shores of Lough Veagh's heather-covered hills, and ancient woodlands, where the air is filled with the sweet scent of blooming rhododendrons.

 

The majestic Glenveagh Castle, standing proudly at the heart of the park, is a testament to human ingenuity and history's enduring legacy. As you explore its opulent interiors and stroll through meticulously manicured gardens, you'll feel the echoes of a bygone era.

 

A visit to Glenveagh is an opportunity to reconnect with nature, immerse yourself in the past, and rediscover the profound beauty of our world.

 

So, come and be inspired by the harmonious blend of wilderness and culture, for Glenveagh National Park and Castle is a place where the soul finds solace, and the spirit is renewed.

Killahoey Beach, Donegal
Our Beaches

 

Welcome to North West Donegal, where nature's beauty unfolds in the most breathtaking manner.

 

Our stunning beaches are not just stretches of sand and water; they are portals to serenity and wonder. Imagine the feeling of soft, golden sands beneath your feet as you take in the majestic vistas of the wild Atlantic Ocean.

 

These beaches are more than just places to relax; they are invitations to connect with the elements, to feel the power of the sea and the warmth of the sun.

 

Here, you'll find a harmony between the rugged cliffs and the gentle tides, a balance of wild and serene that is truly unique. So, whether you seek adventure in the crashing waves or tranquillity in the quiet coves, come and experience the magic of North West Donegal's stunning beaches.

 

Let the beauty of this place remind you of the extraordinary wonders that nature has to offer and inspire you to explore, cherish, and protect our precious world.

Irish Music Bar Scene, Donegal
Dunfanaghy Music & Bars

On weekends in Dunfanaghy, the town comes alive with the soulful sounds of live music echoing through its cozy bars. From Easter to Halloween, you'll be treated to an exceptional musical experience every night of the week. Whether your heart beats to the rhythm of traditional sessions, jazz melodies, rock anthems, pop beats, or the twang of country tunes, Dunfanaghy has it all and more to get your toes tapping.

The festivities in Dunfanaghy kick off with the exhilarating Bluegrass And Nashville Dunfanaghy Band Festival weekend in early June, culminating in a mesmerizing crescendo with the Jazz & Blues weekend in mid-September. But that's just the beginning – throughout the entire summer, you'll have a plethora of live music options to accompany your pints and savor alongside your pizza each evening and long into the night.

 

What truly sets Dunfanaghy apart is its unwavering support for talented musicians. When you visit, you'll not only be enchanted by the music but also have the privilege of enjoying it all for free. So, immerse yourself in the captivating tunes, soak up the vibrant atmosphere, and become a part of the musical tapestry that makes Dunfanaghy an extraordinary destination for music lovers.

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