County Donegal - Main Page
Republic of Ireland
This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Donegal - Ireland
Still to come
- County Donegal - Famous People
- Historical County Donegal
- Irish: Contae Dhún na nGall
- Administrative centre Lifford
- Province Ulster
- Area 4,841 km2 (1,869 sq mi)
- People from County Donegal are called -
- Motto Mutuam habeatis caritatem (Latin), '(Maintain among you) Mutual Love (or Charity)'
County Donega is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Donegal (Dún na nGall) in the south of the county. Donegal County Council is the local council for the county and Lifford serves as the county town. It has also been known as (County) Tyrconnell (Tír Chonaill), after the historic territory of the same name.
- Glenveagh National Park (formerly part of the Glenveagh Estate)
- Glenveagh Castle, a late Victorian 'folly' that was originally built as a summer residence.
There are eight historic baronies in the county:
- Inishowen East
- Inishowen West
- Raphoe North
- Raphoe South
For a full list see County Donegal, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
- Donegal Town
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References and Sources
- Barr of Inch
- Fahan Lower
- Fahan Upper
- Killybegs Upper
- Killybegs Lower
- Moville Lower
- Moville Upper