Founded by the Vikings, Donegal or Dun an nGall means 'fortress of the foreigners'. Donegal Abbey and Donegal Castle were built in the 15th century by Nuala O'Brien and her husband, Red Hugh O'Donnell, the last prince of Tyrconnel. Today it is a thriving market town.
Map of Donegal Town
Getting To and Around Donegal Town
For information on getting to and around Co. Donegal, see our Co. Donegal Transport Guide.
Public Transport to and around Donegal Town
994 Bus route operated by Local Link Donegal Sligo Leitrim
Public transport route information is Irish Public Sector Data licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence
Things to Do in Donegal Town
- Donegal Castle Donegal Town
- The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre The Old Station House, Tyrconnell Street