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Travel Guide of County Donegal in Ireland by Influencers and Travelers


County Donegal is a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Donegal in the south of the county. It has also been known as County Tyrconnell, after the historic territory of the same name, on which it was based. Donegal County Council is the local council and Lifford the county town. The population was 159,192 at the 2016 census.


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1 - Malin Beg

Malin Beg is a small Gaeltacht village south of Glencolumbkille, County Donegal, Ireland. It is famous for its beach, the Silver Strand.

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2 - Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh is the second largest national park in Ireland. National parks in Ireland conform to IUCN standards.

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3 - Surfing in Bundoran

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4 - Arranmore Island

Árainn Mhór is an island off the west coast of County Donegal, Ireland. Arranmore is the largest inhabited island of County Donegal, with a population of 469 in 2016, down from 514 in 2011, 528 in 2006, 543 in 2002, and over 600 in 1996.

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5 - Glencar Lough

Glencar Lough, locally known as Glencar Lake, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It covers an area of 1.15 square kilometres and lies mostly in County Leitrim with a smaller part in County Sligo.

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6 - Surf in Bundoran

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7 - Slieve League

Sliabh Liag, sometimes Slieve League or Slieve Liag, is a mountain on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal, Ireland. At 596 metres, it has some of the highest sea cliffs on the island of Ireland.

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8 - Letterkenny

Letterkenny, nicknamed "the Cathedral Town", is the largest and most populous town in County Donegal, Ireland. It lies on the River Swilly in East Donegal and has a population of 19,274.

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9 - Annagry

Anagaire is a village in The Rosses district of County Donegal, Ireland. As of 2016, the population was 236.

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10 - Sligo

Sligo is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht. With a population of approximately 20,000 in 2016, it is the second largest urban centre in the West of Ireland, with only Galway being larger.

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11 - Ardara

Ardara is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. It is located on the N56 and R261 roads. The population as of the 2016 census was 732. The population of 731 at the 2011 Census represented an increase of about 30% since 2006. In 2012, The Irish Times named it the best village in which to live in Ireland.

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12 - Fintown

Fintown is a small village and townland on the banks of Lough Finn in County Donegal, Ireland. It is within the Gaeltacht, an Irish-speaking area, in the west of the county.

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13 - Magheraroarty

Machaire Rabhartaigh, meaning "plane of the spring tide/plane of roarty", is a Gaeltacht village and townland on the north-west coast of County Donegal, Ireland. It is in the parish of Cloughaneely and its main access road is the R257.

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14 - Donegal Town

Donegal or Donegal Town is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. The name was historically written in English as Dunnagall or Dunagall. Although Donegal gave its name to the county, now Lifford is the county town.

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15 - Dunlewy

Dunlewy Lough is a lake in County Donegal, Ireland. It lies at the foot of Errigal and beside the hamlet of Dunlewey. It is separated from the larger Lough Nacung Upper, to the west, by a narrow strip of land.

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16 - Ramelton

Ramelton, also Rathmelton, is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. As of 2016, its population was 1,266.

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17 - Gweedore

Gweedore is an Irish-speaking district and parish located on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal in the north-west of Ireland.

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18 - Lough Eske

Lough Eske or Lough Eask is a small lake in County Donegal in the west of Ulster in Ireland. The lake lies to the northeast of Donegal Town, to which it is connected by the River Eske.

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19 - Assaranca Waterfall

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20 - Glencar Waterfall

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