Dunfanaghy tourist and travel information

Dunfanaghy Travel Information

Travel Information Dunfanaghy is a small village in County Donegal. It is located on Ireland's north coast, on the N56 road. It is a scenic resort with the beautiful Killyhoey Beach fringing the Atlantic. Dunfanaghy is an ideal base for touring Horn Head and the northern peninsulas.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Travel by coach in Ireland - For buses in the Republic of Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.buseireann.ie (with the exception of Dublin City - see www.dublinbus.ie). For Cross border services see www.ulsterbus.co.uk/atulsterbus.asp. For buses in Northern Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system. In Belfast, services are operated by Metro. See www.ulsterbus.co.uk/Metro.asp

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Travel by train

Rail ztown Travel by train - For trains in the Republic of Ireland see www.irishrail.ie. For trains in Northern Ireland see www.nirailways.co.uk or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system.

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Ireland Airports - miles from Dunfanaghy

Miles (Approx)

Dublin Airport. Tel: +353 (01) 814 1111. Dublin Airport is located about 6 miles north of Dublin City Centre.

165 miles

George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland. Tel: 028 9093 9093. Belfast City Airport is located not too far from the city centre.

125 miles

Belfast Belfast International Airport, Belfast, BT29 4AB. Tel: 028 9448 4848. Located about 18 miles from Belfast City Centre.

125 miles

Cork Airport. Tel: +353 21 4313131. Cork Airport is located about 5 miles to the south of Cork City, just off the N27.

295 miles

City of Derry Airport, Airport Road, Eglinton. Co. Derry. BT47 3GY. Tel: +44 (0) 28 7181 0784. City of Derry Airport is about 7 miles NE of Derry City, on the A2.

50 miles

Donegal Airport. Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. Tel: 00353 (0) 74 9548284. Situated on the west coast of Donegal in the area of the Rosses/Gweedore.

50 miles

Ireland Ports - miles from Dunfanaghy

Miles (Approx)

Dublin - Ferries - Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin. Tel: 353-1-8876000. Centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre. Buses provide a regular service. Ferries to Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas.

165 miles

Dublin - Dun Laoghaire - Ferries - Located about 6 miles SE of Dublin City Centre. Sailings each day to Holyhead. From the City Centre follow the Coast Road, the R113, to Dun Laoghaire.

165 miles

Cork - Ferries - Custom House Street, Cork, Ireland. Tel: +353 21 4273125. Cork Ferryport is connected to Cork City by the N28, located near Ringaskiddy, about 10 miles south of Cork City. Ferry service to Swansea, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and West Africa.

295 miles

Belfast - Ferries - Port of Belfast, Harbour Office, Corporation Square, Belfast, BT1 3AL. Tel: 028 9055 4422. Ferries to Stranraer, Liverpool and The Isle of Man.

125 miles

Port of Larne - Ferries - Larne Harbour Ltd, 9 Olderfleet Road, Larne, Co Antrim, BT40 1AS. Tel: +44 (0)28 2887 2100. Ferries to Cairnryan, Fleetwood & Troon. The Port of Larne is located 22 miles from Belfast, 120 miles from Dublin.

125 miles

Dunfanaghy Tourist Information


Sport Dunfanaghy - Sport -Dunfanaghy is a major centre for brown trout anglers and special interest holidays.



Sport Dunfanaghy - Sport - The beach features on many of the 18 holes at the scenic Dunfanaghy Golf Club. Dunfanaghy Golf Club, Dunfanaghy, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Tel: 00353 (0) 74 9136335.



Stores Dunfanaghy - Shopping - In the centre of Dunfanaghy there is a small square, a market house, the quay, churches, art galleries, shops and craft shops, restaurants, pubs and a museum.

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Entertainment Dunfanaghy - Entertainment and attractions - "McSwiney's Gun" is a natural blow hole which gives a loud report at certain conditions of the tide.


Other information Dunfanaghy - Other information - Dunfanaghy is the only place in Ireland where the corncrake can be heard in its natural habitat. Horn Head cliffs rise straight out of the water to a height of about 600ft on the ocean side of the peninsula. They are an important colony for breeding seabirds, including the European Shag and the Razorbill. About 2 miles north of Dunfanaghy.

Other information Dunfanaghy - Other information - Dunfanaghy Museum. The old workhouse has been turned into a museum to commemorate the victims of the Great Famine (1845 to 1847). Location: In the centre of Dunfanaghy.


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