GweedoreCounty Donegal. It boasts beautiful views of the coast, particularly Bloody Foreland, and it is a highly populated area rural area that is remotely situated between the rugged coasts and mountains. It is located in the heart of the Gaeltacht and Irish is the predominant language of the area.
Bloody ForelandSo called because of the red tint that this headland takes on when the sun is setting.
It is common to hear English spoken, but far more common to hear Irish (or a mixture of Irish and English) spoken among locals.
A few Irish words spoken will go down well. If you wish to begin learning or to improve your Irish, there are many language schools in the area offering summer or Easter language courses for adults, children and teenagers.
Teach Hiudái BeagNice, cosy pub that has traditional Irish music on Mondays and Friday nights in Bunbeg.
phone: +353 7495 48143The "home of Clannad", the world-famous Celtic music band, serving food all day. Music at night.
The Court HotelThis is the closest hotel to Glenveagh National Park.
Teach Hiudái BeagThe Bunbeg pub has comfortable rooms upstairs that have been recently renovated, rooms are ensuite with baths in each. Rooms start from €40 for a single and €60 for a double.