Glass Quarry Muckish Mountain,
Walk the Miners Path, to the Quarry on Muckish Mountain,
Learn about the history of the quarrying of the sand for the production of glass.
Please Note: Not suitable for the Faint hearted, steep walk.
Wear suitable clothing, for a mountain hike, bring your own packed lunch and water,
27th August 10:30 AM to […]
Guided walk up Muckish Mountain, Tuesday evening the 19th of July 2016,
Leaving An tSean Bheairic, Falcarragh visitors center at 7.00pm sharp,
Bring refreshments , and also sun and midget cream,
Get a photo of the new Moon….
Cost €10/Adult , €5/child
Guided walks on bloody Foreland , Sunday 24th July 2016
relaxed walk with Flora and Fauna,
learn where people lived 3000 years […]
“Find inspiration – immerse yourself in local folklore and landscape and find inspiration to fire your creative imagination.”
Interwoven throughout the fabric of physical beauty that is west Donegal are a rainbow of inspiring legends echoing back to the mystical era of the ancient Celts.
For those looking to find inspiration for their creative work – be […]
Gartan History , walkingdonegal.net
Wilkins Bar ( Wilkins Bar Churchill ) is one of 3 pubs here in Churchill and it was here in 1833 as it has been shown in the census at that time,
And there has been seven generation living here since, It is also a listed building.
The post office was said to have been here in […]
Historical Walk with Seamus from walkingdonegal.net
Thursday 18th of June 2015,
Meet at Wilkins Bar for this relaxed walk from Churchill to St Colmcille’s Abbey , via Colmcille’s Heritage Centre , The Glebe Gallery,(history of the Gallery by Adrian ) and then returning to Gartan N.S. for light refreshments,
Learn about the local history, […]
Owencarrow viaduct disaster by John Hannigan,
On the night of January 25th , 1925 the L& L.S. railway suffered the worst accident in its 100 years existence. A gale blew a train off the Owencarrow Viaduct killing four passengers and injuring eight.
On the footplate of the ill-fated train was fireman John Hannigan,
Neil Boyle from Burtonport was […]
Owencarrow Viaduct disaster,
The building of the Owencarrow Viaduct, 1903 The building of the Burtonport extension was a great engineering challenge with little machinery or electric power, It was 100% manpower and horse power … No jack hammers, air compressors or jcb’s. Dynamite was used to blast the huge cuttings…. Another of their problems was to […]