Fanad, Co. Donegal
Fanad was the seat of the high kings of Ireland from the Cenel Connell. Congal Mac Fergus Fanad was high king of Ireland from 700 ad until his death in 710 ad. The Scottish Kings also trace their origins from Fanad. Irish families from Fanad include the O'Breslin-Fanad, The O'Donnel's, The O'Tunnys, and the scot galowgals, MacSweneys. The royal seat of Cenel Connell power in Fanad was at Cashelmor in "between the waters"
The rich sea provides many fine areas for pollock fishing. The area is also great for walking, hiking and the outdoors in general.
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- Donegal - County Donegal
- Glenveagh Castle Gardens
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