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Friday, 27 September 2013

5 Good Reasons to Visit Donegal

  1. Beautiful Beaches
Portsalon Blue Flag Beach, Donegal 
Donegal has 13 Blue Flag Beaches. This is the highest number of Blue Flag beaches of any county in the country.

The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels and only beaches that meet specific criteria relating to water quality, beach management, environmental information and safety services achieve this accolade.

So whatever your taste in beaches, Donegal has the perfect spot to throw down your towel!

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    Golfing
Murvagh Golf Club, Donegal

Here in Donegal, we have 7 of the top 50 courses in Ireland. When you consider that there are more than 400 courses across the country, it really shows just how much Donegal is to the forefront of quality golf facilities in Ireland.  However be mindful, the scenery is so beautiful that it can distract even the most focused golfer! 

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Island Hopping


    Tory Island, Donegal 
    The rugged coastline of Donegal is dotted with off-shore islands, most of which are no longer inhabited on a year round basis, but all of which hold a certain fascination for both locals and tourists alike. First settled during Prehistoric times, these islands offer an exhilarating experience. Whether you want to learn a few words of Irish, take a walk, do a spot of bird watching or explore ancient historic sites while watching passing dolphins, the islands of Donegal has an experience to offer everybody, particularly the chance to engage with the friendliest islanders in the world!

    Surfing


    Surfing in Rossnowlagh, Donegal 
    Not only is Donegal is one of the most beautiful 
    counties in Ireland, it also has the best surfing in the country. The beautiful coast around Donegal provides some of the best waves that the Atlantic Ocean has
     to offer for surfers anywhere in Europe. With a fantastic range of good quality beaches and reefs to surf on there is plenty of choice for beginners and experts alike. Donegal also offers a host of quality, informal surf schools to bring you to the next level, whatever that may be!
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           Sliabh Liag Cliffs
    Sliabh Liag cliffs are the highest and the finest in
    Europe
    The six hundred metre drop into the wild Atlantic waves below creates a breathtaking and extremely exhilarating view creating a memory that will live forever.  A sheer drop of roughly 2,000 feet separates the Atlantic Ocean from the highest point of the cliffs. Spectacular views of the coast and the cliff face are a sheer delight.

    It is definitely worth a visit, you will be left feeling refreshed and relaxed and pleased that you have a life-long memory of the awesome cliffs at Slieve League.

    Sliabh Liag will take your breath away and that is a promise!