travelgrove Travel Guides

Donegal Travel Guide, Ireland

Donegal happens to be a small town located in the County of same name which is part of Ulster Province, Ireland. Although Donegal has the same name as that of the county yet it isn’t the capital town for this county. Liffor happens to be the capital town for this county and Letterkenny happens to be the most populated town of this county. In this Donegal Travel Guide we will list some of the important features of this town that will prove to be helpful for you whenever you visit this town.

Donegal Travel Guide - Industry and Tourism

This small town has many sand beaches located around it thus providing to be an important hot spot for various surfers. It is also famous for being an important location for hill walking in the Bluestack Mountains located in its proximity. All these prove to be important factors that attract good amount of tourists to this town. To enjoy better facilities you can always head towards the nearby Letterkenny.

As of now the largest provider of job for locals of Donegal is Magee of Donegal that excels in manufacturing tweed garments. Although the economy of Donegal was on the rise few decades back but like it has happened in the rest of Ireland even in Donegal the number of jobs has started to go down.

Donegal Travel Guide - Transport Facilities

Three major bus companies operate their busses in this county thus connecting Donegal with the neighboring areas. These three companies are Feda O’Donnell, McGeehan Bus, and Bus Eireann. These busses connect Donegal with the neighboring towns like Sligo, Letterkenny, Enniskillen, and Dublin Airport etc.

Although the town was gifted with its own railway station in the year 1889 yet by the year 1960 this railway station was shut down and as of now this location is being used as a bus depot. Lastly, the original building of this railway station is being used as a museum which reflects the history of railways in Donegal.

Donegal also has its own airport which connects the town with the most important city of Ireland which is Dublin.

Donegal Travel Guide - Media

Donegal is the home for two regional newspapers namely Donegal Post and Donegal Democrat and also the home for the local newspaper namely Donegal Times. Also, the locals of the city enjoy the radio services of the company Ocean FM.

Hopefully this Donegal Travel Guide will prove of some help for you whenever you visit this town.

Ask our travel experts a question about Donegal

Things about Donegal you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.

Read our members' reviews about Donegal

No reviews have been added yet for this category. Be the first to add a new one.

Read our members' travel tips about Donegal

No travel tips have been added yet for this category. Be the first to add a new one.
the best travel deals provided by TravelZoo...

Donegal City Ratings

  • Ratingunrated
    City Rankunrated
  • History & Culture: not rated
  • Night Life & Entertainment: not rated
  • Family & Fun: not rated
  • Outdoors Activities: not rated
  • Food: not rated
  • Sightseeing: not rated
  • Shopping: not rated
  • Public Transportation: not rated
  • Must visit this place: not rated
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it