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County Donegal - Main Page

Republic of Ireland

This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Donegal - Ireland
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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:

  • Banagh
  • Boylagh
  • Inishowen East
  • Inishowen West
  • Kilmacrennan
  • Raphoe North
  • Raphoe South
  • Tirhugh

Main Towns

For a full list see County Donegal, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Ballybofey/Stranorlar
  • Ballyshannon
  • Bunbeg/Derrybeg
  • Buncrana
  • Bundoran
  • Carndonagh
  • Convoy
  • Donegal Town
  • Dungloe
  • Killybegs
  • Letterkenny
  • Lifford
  • Milford
  • Moville
  • Muff
  • Newtowncunningham
  • Ramelton
  • Raphoe

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References and Sources

Parish Map

  1. Aghanunshin
  2. Allsaints
  3. Aughnish
  4. Barr of Inch
  5. Burt
  6. Clonca
  7. Clondahorky
  8. Clondavaddog
  9. Clonleigh
  10. Clonmany
  11. Convoy
  12. Conwal
  13. Culdaff
  14. Desertegny
  15. Donagh
  16. Donaghmore
  17. Donegal
  18. Drumhome
  19. Fahan Lower
  20. Fahan Upper
  21. Gartan
  22. Glencolumbkille
  23. Kilbarron
  24. Kilcar
  25. Killaghtee
  26. Killea
  27. Killybegs Upper
  28. Killybegs Lower
  29. Killygarvan
  30. Killymard
  31. Kilmacrenan
  32. Kilteevoge
  33. Inch
  34. Inishkeel
  35. Inishmacsaint
  36. Inver
  37. Leck
  38. Lettermacaward
  39. Mevagh
  40. Moville Lower
  41. Moville Upper
  42. Muff
  43. Raphoe
  44. Raymoghy
  45. Raymunterdoney
  46. Stranorlar
  47. Taughboyne
  48. Templecarn
  49. Templecrone
  50. Tullaghobegley
  51. Tullyfern
  52. Urney