DONEGAL'S ARTS AND HERITAGE

 



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Arts & crafts
Aislainn Community Centre
This busy community centre is the place to go if looking for information on heritage,...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Community Centre Kilcar, Lower Main Street, Kilcar.
Phone: +353749738376
Lat: 54.632261 Lon: -8.59456
Ballagh Studios
Tim welcomes enquiries from gallery owners, authors, publishers, art collectors and o...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Ballagh Studio outside Malin village
Phone: +353749370684
Email: ballaghstudio@eircom.net
URL: www.timstampton.com/contact.html
Lat: 55.314347 Lon: -7.289944
Belleek Pottery
Established in 1857 Belleek Pottery holds a very special place in the cultural and co...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
3 Main Street Belleek
Phone: +442868658501
Email: customerservices@belleek.ie
URL: www.belleek.ie
Lat: 54.47936 Lon: -8.09375
Cyndi Graham handweaving
Cyndi Graham Handweaving offers a range of textiles and accessories made in the works...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
St John's Point, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal
Phone: +353864019307
Email: cyndigraham@ymail.com
Lat: 54.600934 Lon: -8.390422
Donegal Craft Village
Meet the artists in their workshops and treat yourself to the many items on offer for...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Ardchicken, outside of Donegal Town
Phone: +353749722225
URL: donegalcraftvillage.com/
Lat: 54.64067 Lon: -8.11495
Donegal Design Makers
Welcome to a selection of work by 25 makers from across the county of Donegal. From b...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Countywide!
Email: info@donegaldesignermakers.com.
URL: www.donegaldesignermakers...
Lat: 54.854478 Lon: -8.047485
Eddie Doherty
Doherty is the real McCoy. His weaving skills have been passed on from generations an...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Front Street, Ardara, l
Phone: +353749541304
Email: edandev@eircom.net
URL: www.handwoventweed.com
Lat: 54.762741 Lon: -8.41203
Edel MacBride
Visit Edel MacBride for original quality knitwear made on site from locally sourced m...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
(Look out for the sign on the left coming from Stranorlar) Killynure, South of Convoy
Phone: +353749147508
Email: info@edelmacbride.com
URL: www.edelmacbride.com/
Lat: 54.845805 Lon: -7.716007
Forget-me-not
Caroline Timony's got a great eye, two in fact, for detail. This shop will offer the ...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
The Diamond, Donegal Town
Phone: +3537421168
Email: carolinetimony@donegaltown.com
URL: www.forgetmenot.ie
Lat: 54.65394 Lon: -8.109887
Glendowen Craft Studio
Non member.

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Meentagh Glen, Clonmany, Co.Donegal.
Phone: +353749376265
Alt Phone: +353879806948
Email: ann@glendowen.com
URL: www.glendowen.com/
Lat: 55.234691 Lon: -7.39823
Hannah Mc Guinness
Hannah Mc Guinness is a jewellery designer/maker who produces contemporary one-off an...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Main Street, Glenties, Co Donegal
Phone: +353749551036
Alt Phone: +353872971455
Email: hannahmcguinness@gmail.com
Lat: 54.797422 Lon: -8.283455
Kennedy of Ardara
Acclaimed Irish Knitwear store Kennedy of Ardara, is a brand that has been at the hea...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Front Street, Ardara,
Phone: +353749541106
Fax: +353749541381
Email: info@kennedyirishsweaters.com
URL: kennedyirishsweaters.com/
Lat: 54.764187 Lon: -8.410581
McAuliffe's
There is a vast range of Irish Fashions, Knitwear, Handcrafts, Pottery, Jewellery, Bo...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Main street, Dunfanaghy
Phone: +353749136135
Lat: 55.183311 Lon: -7.97028
McNutt's Donegal Woolen Mill
Just by the pier in Downings, fine fabrics are on offer with a coffee shop next door ...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Donegal Woollen Mill, The Pier, Downings, Co. Donegal
Phone: +353749155662
Email: william@bdmcnutt.iol.ie
URL: www.donegalwoollenmill.com/
Lat: 55.191331 Lon: -7.84416
Mountcharles pottery
Just off the N56 in the picturesque village of Mountcharles, you'll find these handcr...(more)

Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Lower Main street, Mountcharles.
Phone: +353876430037
Email: stephennolanpotter@gmail.com
URL: http://mountcharlespottery.com
Lat: 54.645582 Lon: -8.195457
Seoirse O'Dochartaigh
Carndonagh-based multitalented artist who can paint, produce, perform and even help y...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Carndonagh library
Email: Seoirse O Dochartaigh
URL: www.seoirse.com/
Lat: 55.252658 Lon: -7.261019
Triona Design
Look out for the waggish owner Denis who will give you tourist information as well as...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Main street, Ardara.
Phone: +3537541422
Email: info@trionadesign.com
URL: www.trionadesign.com/
Lat: 54.762401 Lon: -8.41808
Koko Designs Studio
Kokodesigns is the working studio of textile artist Karen O'Kane which is open to the...(more)

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Category: Arts & crafts
Address:
Glen Lower Ramelton
Phone: +353749152418
Email: karen@kokodesigns.ie
URL: kokodesigns.ie/home/
Lat: 55.040854 Lon: -7.674197
Attractions
Doagh Famine Village
This hidden gem is a reconstructed village with great attention to detail. Your affab...(more)

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Category: Attractions
Phone: +353749378078
Email: info@doaghfaminevillage.com
URL: www.doaghfaminevillage.com
Lat: 55.309023 Lon: -7.335756
Four Masters Obelisk
The impressive Mountcharles sandstone monument in the centre of the town was erected ...(more)

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Category: Attractions
Lat: 54.653813 Lon: -8.110399
Grianan of Aileach
Grianan of Aileach, the stonehouse of the sun. According to legend, it was built by D...(more)

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Category: Attractions
Address:
Carrowreagh, Near Burt.
URL: www.discoverireland.ie/Ar...
Lat: 55.02526 Lon: -7.424698
Magee of Donegal
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Category: Attractions
Address:
The Diamond, Donegal Town.
Phone: +353749722660
Email: customerservices@mageeireland.com
URL: www.mageeireland.com/donegal.html
Lat: 54.653931 Lon: -8.10956
Oakfield Park
Oakfield Park is an eighteenth century Georgian Deanery, which has won national award...(more)

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Category: Attractions
Address:
Oakfield Demesne, Raphoe.
Phone: +353749173068
Email: info@oakfieldpark.com
URL: www.oakfieldpark.com
Lat: 54.877014 Lon: -7.574654
Slieve League Cultural Centre
A cultural tourism centre dedicated to art, crafts, food, archaeology, heritage & hil...(more)

Category: Attractions
Lat: 54.634555 Lon: -8.64624
The Old Abbey
With great views of Donegal bay, this was the former site of the old abbey of the Fra...(more)

Category: Attractions
Lat: 54.650911 Lon: -8.11476
Castle
Doe Castle
Doe Castle is located near Creeslough. It was the seat of the Mac Sweeney family who ...(more)

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Category: Castle
Lat: 55.13463 Lon: -7.8653
Donegal Castle
For most of the last two hundred years, the majority of Donegal Castle lay sadly in r...(more)

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Category: Castle
Address:
Tirchonaill Street, Donegal Town
Phone: +353749722405
Email: donegalcastle@opw.ie
URL: www.heritageireland.ie/en...
Lat: 54.654581 Lon: -8.110807
Glenveagh Castle & Visitor Centre
Non member.

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Category: Castle
Address:
Churchill, Letterkenny.
Phone: +353749137090
Email: info@glenveaghnationalpark.ie
URL: www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie
Lat: 55.057771 Lon: -7.938334
Entertainment
An Grianan Theatre
Built to the highest spec in 1999, An Grianan Theatre is a modern 383 seat arts and e...(more)

Category: Entertainment
Address:
Port Road, Letterkenny
Phone: +353749120777
Email: info@angrianan.net
URL: www.angrianan.com
Lat: 54.953 Lon: -7.731665
Balor Arts Centre
Non member.

Category: Entertainment
Phone: +353749131840
Email: info@balorartscentre.com
URL: www.balorartscentre.com/p...
Lat: 54.8 Lon: -7.7794
Regional Cultural Centre
The Regional Cultural centre has a cross-border, cross-community, multi-cultural focu...(more)

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Category: Entertainment
Address:
Off Port Road, Letterkenny.
Phone: +353749129186
Email: inforegionalculturalcentre.com
URL: www.regionalculturalcentre.com
Lat: 54.953828 Lon: -7.73195
The Abbey Arts and Cultural Centre
The Abbey Arts and Cultural Centre is situated at the top of the beautiful and ancien...(more)

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Category: Entertainment
Address:
Tirconaill street, Ballyshannon.
Phone: +353719851375
Email: info@abbeycentre.com
URL: www.abbeycentre.ie/#
Lat: 54.504134 Lon: -8.190812
The Cairn
Patsy Cavanagh is your host for some quality Inishowen entertainment. The Cairn is s...(more)

Category: Entertainment
Address:
Upper road, Greencastle.
Phone: +353749381104
Email: info@www.thecairncentre.com
URL: www.thecairncentre.com
Lat: 55.205276 Lon: -6.99151
The Flough
Sam Laird's house, known as The Flough referring to the marshy soil around it, was in...(more)

Category: Entertainment
Address:
Lenamore, outside of Muff
Phone: +353749384024
URL: www.navigatour.ie/Podcast...
Lat: 55.05134 Lon: -7.33154
Festival
Ardara
The capital of festivals not just in Donegal, but possibly Ireland? We're not going ...(more)

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Category: Festival
Address:
The Diamond and beyond, Ardara.
URL: www.ardara.ie/
Lat: 54.762225 Lon: -8.415613
Ballyshannon
Ballyshannon has long been known for its Folk festival every August. In recent times,...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 54.502595 Lon: -8.190222
Bundoran
Bundoran has a whole host of festivals all year round ranging from the slightly chees...(more)

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Category: Festival
URL: http:// www.discoverbundoran.com/
Lat: 54.476521 Lon: -8.289871
Donegal International Rally
Donegal people are pure petrolheads and so the rally has become a bit of an instituti...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 54.95002 Lon: -7.713604
Donegal Town
Donegal Town likes its festivals - from the Summer Festival to the Mardi Gras to the ...(more)

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Category: Festival
URL: www.donegaltown.ie
Lat: 54.653627 Lon: -8.110313
Dunfanaghy
The annual Dunfanaghy Jazz & Blues Festival takes place on the second weekend of Sept...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 55.183376 Lon: -7.973671
Dungloe
The Mary from Dungloe festival is over 45 years old by now and is a real family affai...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 54.951449 Lon: -8.358622
Earagail Arts Festival
Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language), multidisciplinary...(more)

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Category: Festival
Address:
Unit 2C, Riverside Office Park Neil T Blaney Road.
Phone: +353749168800
Email: info@eaf.ie
URL: www.eaf.ie
Lat: 54.952681 Lon: -7.73386
Glenties
Glenties has two great festivals every year - the annual MacGill Summer School attrac...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 54.795539 Lon: -8.281116
Kilcar Fleadh
Looking for a good traditional Irish music festival? Well then, polish up your pintin...(more)

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Category: Festival
Phone: +353876548952
Email: kilcar.fleadh@gmail.com
URL: www.kilcaronline.com
Lat: 54.632481 Lon: -8.592746
Killybegs
The Killybegs Summer Festival takes place in early August. In addition, as befits Ire...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 54.636542 Lon: -8.445225
Rathmullan
Rathmullan Regatta is held every year on the first Monday of August. Activities inclu...(more)

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Category: Festival
Lat: 55.095168 Lon: -7.533188
Gallery
Cavanacor Gallery
Cavanacor House is situated one kilometre outside Lifford, on the road to Letterkenny...(more)

Category: Gallery
Address:
Ballindrait, Northwest of Lifford.
Phone: +353749141143
Email: info@cavanacorgallery.ie
URL: www.cavanacorgallery.ie
Lat: 54.845138 Lon: -7.526493
Glebe House & Gallery
This Regency House built in 1828, is set in woodland gardens, decorated with William ...(more)

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Category: Gallery
Phone: +353749137071
Email: glebegallery@opw.ie
URL: bit.ly/1i4e04k
Lat: 55.002679 Lon: -7.904535
Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery
Artist Stephen Bennett's work is both striking and resplendent. A returned emigrant, ...(more)

Category: Gallery
Address:
Carn, Ardara,
Phone: +353749541652
Email: stephen@stephenbennett.net
URL: www.stephenbennett.net/
Lat: 54.787171 Lon: -8.42612
The Gallery
The Dunfanaghy Gallery started life as a fever hospital. The gallery has several room...(more)

Category: Gallery
Phone: +35749136224
Lat: 55.179191 Lon: -7.97687
Learning Centre
Oideas Gael
Since its foundation in 1984, Oideas Gael has attracted hundreds of participants annu...(more)

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Category: Learning Centre
Address:
Oideas Gael Gleann Cholm Cille County Donegal
Phone: +353749730248
Email: oideasgael@eircom.net
URL: www.oideas-gael.com/en/
Lat: 54.707711 Lon: -8.73479
Museum
An tSean Bheairic
At the Donegal Visitor Resource Centre, you can immerse yourself in the lives of our ...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
Church Road, Falcarragh.
Phone: +35374918088
Email: antseanbheairic10@yahoo.ie
URL: www.falcarraghvisitorcentre.com
Lat: 55.137383 Lon: -8.096924
Ardara heritage centre
A good telling of the role the county played in the weaving industry. There's a hand ...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
The Diamond, Ardara
Phone: +35374951704
URL: www.ardara.ie/
Lat: 54.762051 Lon: -8.41273
Clonmany Wildlife Museum
Just outside of Clonmany is the this museum which has preserved wildlife including Ir...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 55.251231 Lon: -7.39559
Colmcille Heritage Centre
Interpretive Exhibition Featuring Saint Colmcille (Colomba), Patriarch of the Irish M...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
Gartan, Letterkenny
Phone: +353749137306
URL: www.colmcilleheritagecentre.ie/
Lat: 54.993568 Lon: -7.898741
County Donegal Historical Museum
The vigilance of local people in appreciating the value of preserving artefacts from ...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 54.547015 Lon: -8.206336
Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre
It was only a matter of time really - Donegal's favourite son, Daniel O'Donnell now h...(more)

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Category: Museum
Address:
Daniel O"Donnell Visitor Centre Main Street Dungloe Co. Donegal
Phone: +353749522334
Email: info@danielodonnellvisitorcentre.com
URL: www.danielodonnellvisitor...
Lat: 54.948861 Lon: -8.360188
Dolmen Eco Centre
Tourist information centre, multi-functional hall, filed study room and craft shop, t...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
Kilclooney, 2km outside off Narin.
Phone: +353774955010
Email: info@dolmencentre.com
URL: www.dolmencentre.com/
Lat: 54.822551 Lon: -8.43699
Donegal County museum
Contains several local archaeological finds, including some early Christian material ...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
High Road, Letterkenny
Phone: +353749124613
Email: museum@donegalcoco.ie
URL: www.dun-na-ngall.com/museum.html
Lat: 54.9545 Lon: -7.735
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is a museum of entertaining displays, pictures, infor...(more)

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Category: Museum
Lat: 54.65642 Lon: -8.107942
Donegal ancestry centre
At the time of publication, this centre is closed. However, the website and email bel...(more)

Category: Museum
Email: info@donegalancestry.com
URL: www.donegalancestry.com/
Lat: 55.038541 Lon: -7.64395
Dunfanaghy workhouse
Visit the famine exhibition where you'll hear the story of 'wee Hannah' and her life ...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 55.179711 Lon: -7.97686
Flight of the Earls heritage centre
Update: sadly, this place has closed. The Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre overl...(more)

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Category: Museum
Lat: 55.095646 Lon: -7.532501
Fort Dunree - museum
By any reckoning, there's a lot to see and take in at this historical military fort, ...(more)

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Category: Museum
Address:
Dunree Point, Near Buncrana, Inishowen
Lat: 55.19657 Lon: -7.553117
Glencolmcille folk village
Located 3km from the village, the enterprising local priest Father McDyer not only br...(more)

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Category: Museum
Lat: 54.70738 Lon: -8.74074
Inishowen maritime museum & planetarium
Inishowen maritime museum & planetarium The former coastguard station houses a fine ...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 55.20268 Lon: -6.98569
Killybegs maritime & heritage centre
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Category: Museum
Lat: 54.63587 Lon: -8.44741
Lifford old courthouse and visitor centre
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Category: Museum
Lat: 54.833152 Lon: -7.479029
Newmills Corn & Flax Mills
The oldest surviving building here is said to be 400 years old. Indeed, the whole com...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 54.929509 Lon: -7.809048
Raphoe heritage centre
The Heritage Exhibition Centre has been established to preserve and communicate the r...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 54.873691 Lon: -7.60051
St. Connell's Museum and Heritage Centre
The Heritage centre is named after St. Connell Caol who, in the 6th century, founded ...(more)

Category: Museum
Address:
Mill Road, Glenties.
Phone: +3537551277
Lat: 54.794673 Lon: -8.282833
Ulster Scots Centre
Poised gracefully amid the fertile lands of the Lagan Valley in East Donegal, near th...(more)

Category: Museum
Lat: 54.956131 Lon: -7.45594
Trad music
Dan's Cottage
A 'Big Night' as it was known locally is held every Thursday in July and first two of...(more)

Category: Trad music
Address:
Urrismanagh, near Dunaff
Phone: +353749373730
Lat: 55.238812 Lon: -7.45152
John Joe's
Home to some of the best traditional music you'll hear on a trip to Donegal. John Joe...(more)

Category: Trad music
Address:
Main street, Kilcar.
Phone: +353749738493
Lat: 54.632611 Lon: -8.59165
Leo's Tavern
One of the most famous pubs in Donegal by virtue of the prodigious siblings who made ...(more)

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Category: Trad music
Address:
Meenaleck, Crolly, Gweedore.
Phone: +353749548143
Email: info@leostavern.com
URL: www.leostavern.com/
Lat: 55.027631 Lon: -8.274121
McGrory's of Culdaff
Update - with the passing of the ownership from the McGroary's into new hands in 2015...(more)

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Category: Trad music
Address:
Culdaff, Inishowen.
Phone: +353749379104
Email: info@mcgrorys.com
URL: www.mcgrorys.com
Lat: 55.286423 Lon: -7.16594
Nancy's bar
Small, but well formed famous pub, known for knock out pints, great seafood and trad ...(more)

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Category: Trad music
Address:
Main street, Ardara.
Phone: +353749541187
URL: www.nancysardara.com/
Lat: 54.762621 Lon: -8.41241
O'Doherty's bar
Upper Main street, Buncrana. Wednesday is the night for some good trad music sessions...(more)

Category: Trad music
Lat: 55.135431 Lon: -7.45446
Peter Oliver's
aka The Corner House, Ardara is a legendary trad music house - 7 nights a week. A mus...(more)

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Category: Trad music
Lat: 54.761851 Lon: -8.41333
Teach Hudi Beag
The genesis of 'ceol agus ol'. No visit to Ireland is complete without a proper tradi...(more)

Category: Trad music
Address:
Teach Hudi Beag Near Bunbeg pier.
Phone: +353749531016
Lat: 55.062301 Lon: -8.30054
Teach Prionsias
Places like this are few and far between these days - where groceries can be bought o...(more)

Category: Trad music
Lat: 54.632371 Lon: -8.5935
The Reel Inn
Just before the bridge on the Killybegs road is the Reel Inn, a straight up no nonsen...(more)

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Category: Trad music
Lat: 54.654756 Lon: -8.111408
Wee ceili house of Mahermore
Every Tuesday night from 10pm year round. Tea and sandwiches provided. Free entry. St...(more)

Category: Trad music
Address:
Just outside of Carndonagh.
URL: +353749174526
Lat: 55.23951 Lon: -7.27333