Introducing Donegal Of The Celts
Donegal, in the remote Northwest of Ireland... from the first moment
you set foot here, you know you've arrived somewhere special.
Tullan Strand Bundoran
This is where you'll find the spectacular Slieve League cliffs, said to be
the highest marine cliffs in Europe. In fact, the entire rugged, Atlantic-pounded
coastline, with its own chain of pretty islands, would take your breath
away. The Atlantic Ocean surrounds the county on three
Enthusiasts love the numerous pristine, uncrowded, golden sandy
And you couldn't miss the magnificent mountains, each one
carved and chiselled to perfection by receding Ice Age glaciers.
Glenveagh National Park and historic Glenveagh Castle are both right in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountain highlands.
'Best Kept Secret'
What isn't so well known, though, is the extent of the county's ancient
pre history and historic Celtic heritage...
Celtic stone carvings C.650AD
This indescribably beautiful, ancient, dramatic land on the far western
fringes of Europe has been inhabited for millennia by powerful Celtic
tribes, and others before them.
Those remarkable people have left a rich, varied legacy to be discovered, marveled at,
learned from and enjoyed.
Their legacy includes megalithic
tombs, flint tools from the early mesolithic age, ring forts, castles, Celtic crosses, stone carvings, and monastic sites established by Celtic saints, to mention
just a few.
The area's history alone is the stuff of Hollywood
Renowned for their friendly, lighthearted nature and unique, vibrant culture, modern-day Celts descended from the ancient tribes continue living here today.