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Donegal' First Annual Wild Atlantic Way Walking Week

08th - 12th June 2014

If you love Walking, Spectacular Scenery, Fantastic Food then we have an exciting Event which you won’t want to miss.
As Donegal is the starting point of one of Europe's longest driving routes known as The Wild Atlantic Way,

This Annual Event has been created to showcase County Donegal as an ideal destination

for walking enthusiasts of all ages and levels to experience the raw natural beauty this coastline has to offer.
There will be four levels of walks each day ranging from challenging hill walks approx 6- 7 hours duration to a more leisurely walk approx 2 hours

where you can savour the Flora & Fauna and Local History of the area in which you will be walking.
To make your trip stress free packages will be available through our local hotels which include Registration Fees, overnight Accommodation, Dinner B & B and a packed lunch with nightly Entertainment.

For  further information please feel free to contact Donegal Town Community Chamber

Email development@donegaltown.ie or alternatively telephone 00353 749723760

For Accommodation & Getting Here Packages Please click here:

For Walking Schedule Please click here:

Rock Climbing in Donegal

The county of Donegal contains more climbable rock than the rest of Ireland

Donegal currently plays host to a lifetimes worth of world class rock climbing in some of the most beautiful and unspoilt places in Ireland.

The scope for further exploration and the opportunity to discover unclimbed rock is unlimited, as there is an unexplored adventure waiting through every mountain pass and around every remote headland.

If this is what you enjoy most and would like to explore the adventures please click here





Ashtree Garden Centre's Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Monday 21st April @ 2 pm

For more information please click here


Donegal Town is described as " A FAIRYTALE OF A PLACE" and named No 6 in the top 10 Irish destinations!!!!!
Trip Advisor the worlds largest travel site announced this brilliant news yesterday.
In conjunction with the annual Travellers Choice awards for Destinations, Donegal Town secured 6th place!!
This is truly a fantastic achievement for our town, and clearly reiterates the hard work done by all or businesses, community
groups and residents. Each and everyone of us can be proud of this Award and it certainly will encourage even more visitors
to come, stay and spend in our historic Town.

Well done to everyone for all their hard work.
Fimgers crossed hopefully we will have another reason to celebrate if Donegal Town is selected as one of Irelands top ten

Darkness into Light

Darkness into light is Pieta House's flagship fundraising event, now in its 6th year, Its a 5km walk/run which begins in the

darkness at 4.15am on Saturday 10th May and ends as dawn is breaking. This event will take place in 39 locations and will come to Co. Donegal for the first time.

For Further Information please click here

Donegal Family Resource Centre

Upper Main Street Donegal Town
For information on all our services and activities please click here


Upcoming Entertainment Lineup at the Abbey Hotel Donegal Town

For more information on any of the upcoming events contact The Abbey hotel on 074 9721014 or email: info@theabbeyhoteldonegal.com

Country Music Weekend click here
Fight Night click here 


Donegal Craft Village

Donegal Craft Village is a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts in Ireland. Leading artisans are working with glass, bronze, textiles, wood, paint, ceramics and precious metals. Meet the artists in their workshops and treat yourself to the many items on offer for yourself or as a memorable gift. You can also commission special bespoke items or larger architectural pieces for presentations or corporate gifts.

Stop off and indulge in the award winning ’Aroma’ Coffee Shop & Mini Bakery renowned for its freshly ground coffee, delicious home made cakes and gourmet lunches. The beautifully landscaped grounds include a picnic area, a charming courtyard and spacious, free car & coach parking.

For more information on Donegal Craft Village click here.

After visiting Donegal Craft Village why not visit the many local attractions in our Historic Town.
Guided tours are available in Donegal Castle, Discover Magee of Donegal Ltd famous for its hand -woven tweeds. Visit our shops many of whom who specialises in authentic Irish giftware’s. 

Relax Wine or Dine in one of our many Hotels. B&B’s and Traditional Bars.

Donegal Family Resource Centre Services
Donegal Family Resource Centre,   Upper Main Street Donegal Town For infor...
Donegal Craft Village
Donegal Craft Village is a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts in Ireland. Leading artisans are working with glass, bronze, textiles, wood, paint, ceramics and precious metals.

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