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Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Letterkenny (Leitir Ceanainn in Irish) is the largest town in County Donegal, it is located on the River Swilly, approximately 56 kilometres (35 miles) north of Donegal Town and 32 kilometres (20 miles) west of Derry City in Northern Ireland. Its name is an anglicisation of the Irish language name, which, translated, means "The Hillside of the O'Cannons".
 
The Letterkenny Folk Festival brings together many European folk-dance teams every August. The Donegal Motor Rally takes place each June with Letterkenny as its base.

Recreational facilities at Letterkenny include golf (18), pitch and putt, tennis, squash, cinema and dancing. Salmon and trout fishing is available on nearby rivers and lakes. A leisure centre has a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam pool with plunge pool.

Gardens

Glenveagh Castle Gardens - County Donegal Ireland
Glenveagh Castle Gardens
Glenveagh, Co. Donegal
The more improbable the location the more exotic a garden seems, like some silken tent pitched in a savage wilderness. There could hardly be more Gothic setting for Glenveagh Castle than the wild vastness of Lough Veagh. The isolated ice age vall ...
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Golf

Portsalon Clubhouse
Portsalon Golf Club
Fanad, Co. Donegal
Course Type: Links
Port Salon golf club is located towards Ireland's most northerly point and is surrounded by the wild atlantic ocean. This area is amongst Europe's windiest, and within this wind swept beauty lies one of Ireland's biggest golfing secrets. Port Sal ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Strabane Farmers Market - Origin - Co Tyrone - Last Saturday Each Month
 Strabane Origin Farmers Market - Last Saturday of month 10am - 2pm

The Score Centre, Dock Rd, Strabane, Co Tyrone BT82 8EE

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Tourist Attractions

Newmills Corn & Flax Mills - Letterkenny County Donegal ireland
Newmills Corn & Flax Mills
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
The visitor to Newmills can experience the pleasure of seeing one of the largest waterwheels in Ireland in action as it drives the machinery of the corn mill. The millrace is 1 km long and powers two separate mill wheels, one for grinding oat ...
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Wedding Venues

Castle Grove Country House Hotel - Wedding Venue - Letterkenny County Donegal Ireland
Castle Grove Country House Hotel
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Parkland designed by “Capability” Brown in the mid 18th-century creates a wonderful setting for Raymond and Mary Sweeney’s lovely Georgian country house overlooking the lough. The atmosphere is more country house than hotel and ...
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