Mt. Errigal

Mt. Errigal

Mt. Errigal – The highest peak of the Derryveagh mountains at 751 meters is located near Gweedore in County Donegal.We started our 3-hour climb from the parking lot on the R251 road connecting Gweedore and Letterkeny. Initially, the route leads through strong wet...
Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle – is a castle located in the center of Donegal. It was built in 1474 on the River Eske by the O’Donnell clan – one of the most powerful Gaelic families in Ireland from the 5th to the 16th century at the same time Hugh O’Donnell...
Glenveagh Castle and National Park

Glenveagh Castle and National Park

Glenveagh Castle and National Park – this National Park is located 24 km northwest of Letterkenny and can be reached through the villages of Kilmacrennan or Churchill. Directions from Letterkenny via N56 via Kilmacrennan, turn left into Gweedore R255 or...
Newmills Corn and Flax Mills

Newmills Corn and Flax Mills

Newmills – this is one of the few monuments of industrial archeology under the protection of the state. It is a mill complex located in the small town of Miltown, about 5 kilometers west of Letterkenny in County Donegal on the R250 road.These are two connected...
Fanad Lighthouse

Fanad Lighthouse

Fanad Lighthouse – this lighthouse is located on the peninsula of the same name; it lies on the north coast of Donegal between Lough Swilly and Mulroy Bay.It is one of the most magnificent lighthouses in the world. It was built in 1817, and was designed by one...
Doe Castle

Doe Castle

Doe Castle – Located on Sheephaven Bay near the R245 road, between Carrigart and Creeslough in County Donegal, was the historic headquarters of the MacSweeney clan who came from Scotland.It was most probably built around 1420,although a two-story hall was added...