Ballykeeran

Location

The trail is adjacent to the village of Kilmacrenan.

Site Description

This site is in a forested area alongside the N56 which  is the gateway to west Donegal. This area of Co Donegal has strong historical connections with the O Donnell chieftains.  It was on  Doon Rock which is in the Kilmacrenan area that the inauguration of the O'Donnell chieftains took place, the last such ceremony having occurred   in 1603.This area of Donegal is also of religious significance as it was in nearby Gartan where St Columcille was born.

Ballykeeran Features

Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

Take the N56 from Kilmacrenan towards Letterkenny. The site is approx 1 km from the village.

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Parking

No of car spaces:10
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Contact Info

Contact name:Bernard O
Contact email:Bernard.obrien@coillte.ie