Ulster American Folk Park

Immerse yourself in the world famous story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. Follow the emigrant trail as you journey from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship leading to the log cabins of the American Frontier. Meet an array of costumed characters on […]

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Boa Island

At the northern end of of Lough Erne is Boa Island, which runs east-west and lies on the main route from Bundoran to Omagh. At the western end of the island is Belleek, known for its pottery (to find out more, drop by Belleek’s visitor center). Part way along the island is Dreenan, where if […]

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Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north west of County Donegal. At the centre of the Park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, a late 19th century […]

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Derry

The City of Derry is Northern Ireland’s second largest city, and was a major hotspot during the Troubles period. The city is older than Belfast, and accordingly is an historically fascinating place. Derry’s centre is ringed by 17th Century City Walls, which are in very good condition. The Tower Museum is the city’s largest, covering […]

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Malin Head

About 40 minutes drive northwest of Greencastle is the rugged Malin Head, also known as Banba’s Crown – the northernmost point in Ireland. Explore east of the Head and you’ll find Wee House of Malin, church ruins dating back to the 16th century. Nearby Five Finger Strand has some of the largest dunes in Ireland. […]

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