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WATCH: Amazing adventurer Nikki Bradley conquers the iconic Bristi Sea Stack 3 years ago

WATCH: Amazing adventurer Nikki Bradley conquers the iconic Bristi Sea Stack

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Letterkenny woman Nikki Bradley has mastered another daring climb ahead of her record-breaking 4 Peaks challenge attempt this summer.

Adaptive adventurer Nikki is known to tackle all types of terrains …
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Travel: Sampling the high life at the Shandon Hotel 3 years ago

Travel: Sampling the high life at the Shandon Hotel

This week I had a wonderful opportunity to visit the Shandon Hotel & Spa to celebrate the opening of the new Marbles Restaurant.

I had never stayed at the …
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WATCH: This Donegal cafe tour will make you want to take a road trip immediately 4 years ago

WATCH: This Donegal cafe tour will make you want to take a road trip immediately

Anna Farren has ventured out to enjoy cuppas in five of the most scenic spots in Donegal, and it’s giving us plenty of road trip ideas.

9ine Hostages in Manorcunningham, …
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Wild Atlantic Way is officially one of the world’s best road trips 4 years ago

Wild Atlantic Way is officially one of the world’s best road trips

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Also included on the list are America’s iconic Route 66, Australia’s Great Ocean Road, Ho Chi Minh Road in Vietnam, and the salt flats in Bolivia.

In the travel site’s …
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There’s a lot to be proud of in this Donegal-focused Nat Geo magazine 4 years ago

There’s a lot to be proud of in this Donegal-focused Nat Geo magazine

People in the tourism, activities and culture sector can take a lot of pride in Donegal ‘The Coolest Place on the Planet’ featuring heavily in the September edition of influential …
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No thumbing lifts for this couple on final hurdle of 1,000km walk 4 years ago

No thumbing lifts for this couple on final hurdle of 1,000km walk

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Paul and Karen McGovern are leading the walk to raise funds and awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Paul, aged 37, has secondary progressive MS, which makes this all the …
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Rule the land for a day at Doe Castle 4 years ago

Rule the land for a day at Doe Castle

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If you’re looking for a new way to explore a Donegal historical highlight at weekends, community group Moving Mevagh Forward will be providing weekend guided tours of the interior of …
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Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’ 4 years ago

Man says goodbye to wife to go on ‘A Bit of a Walk’

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Jack O’Donohue, from Dublin, plans to walk all 2,500kms of the Wild Atlantic Way in support of the Children’s Medical Research Foundation providing vital funds to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital …
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Two Nat Geo journalists are having the coolest time in Donegal 4 years ago

Two Nat Geo journalists are having the coolest time in Donegal

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Donegal is welcoming award-winning travel writer Zoë McIntyre and photographer Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi, from the prestigious National Geographic Traveller magazine this week.

Late last year, Donegal topped National Geographic Traveller’s …
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An overnight guide to Gweedore 4 years ago

An overnight guide to Gweedore

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With girls visiting from Dublin, I left Letterkenny and made my way along the Wild Atlantic Way, this time, heading for Gweedore. I checked into a Bunbeg Guest House and …
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WATCH: Donegal wows in new Wild Atlantic Way advert 4 years ago

WATCH: Donegal wows in new Wild Atlantic Way advert

Does this make you want to get out and explore our Wild Atlantic Way? This uplifting new advert aims to do just that.

A breathtaking shot of Fanad Lighthouse …
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Coffee with a View: Our favourite mobile cafes in Donegal 4 years ago

Coffee with a View: Our favourite mobile cafes in Donegal

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When we’re out and about exploring Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way there is usually a need for a pit-stop for coffee. Thankfully there has been a burst of cute mobile cafes …
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A little piece of heaven at Murder Hole Beach 4 years ago

A little piece of heaven at Murder Hole Beach

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Wild Atlantic Way wandering brought me on an adventure to Murder Hole Beach, just 10 minutes from Downings.

Having seen multiple photos and articles featuring Murder Hole Beach over the …
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Watch: Wonderwoman Nikki Bradley descends Slieve League to outrageously beautiful beach 4 years ago

Watch: Wonderwoman Nikki Bradley descends Slieve League to outrageously beautiful beach

Drone footage by fellow adventurer Iain Miller shows how dramatically beautiful and dangerous these cliffs can be, but Nikki Bradley moves quickly down the hill with no hesitations.

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Can you believe how beautiful Bundoran looks in this travel video? 4 years ago

Can you believe how beautiful Bundoran looks in this travel video?

The team at travel website Ireland Experience visited the coastal town in the summer of 2015 and have brought the footage together to create the stunning film.

Amazing views of the …
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Making the trip to Malin Head 4 years ago

Making the trip to Malin Head

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When choosing a day trip in Donegal, I’ve recently tried my best to travel roads I’ve never before taken. It’s sometimes hard to believe that over my 27 years, there …
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Sunny days on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way 4 years ago

Sunny days on Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way

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Last year my friend Katie was visiting from down the country on one unexpectedly gorgeous day. I decided to take her on a round county trip (or as much as …
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The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way 4 years ago

The beauty of Fanad Head along the Wild Atlantic Way

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Donegal has been the recent focus of the likes of the Irish Independent, and has (as we all know by now) been named the ‘coolest place on the planet’ by …
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Shandon Hotel celebrates being crowned among Ireland’s best 5 years ago

Shandon Hotel celebrates being crowned among Ireland’s best

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The winners of the  TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards 2017 were announced yesterday, revealing that the Shandon Hotel & Spa placed highly amongst Ireland’s top 25 hotels to stay.

Management and …
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How amazing does Donegal look in this WAW video? 5 years ago

How amazing does Donegal look in this WAW video?

‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way’ features a song from Irish band Walking on Cars, played over uplifting and incredible scenes from Ireland’s west coast.

Donegal landmarks and rugged scenery is …
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A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way 5 years ago

A sunrise to sunset exploration along the Wild Atlantic Way

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The sun was beaming in the early hours of the morning and I made my way to Rathmullan beach, eager to grasp a sunrise shot at the beginning of my …
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Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking 5 years ago

Why Sliabh Liag is a stunning trip worth taking

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Sliabh Liag, along the Wild Atlantic Way, is a trip worth taking over and over again. Free of charge (unlike the Cliffs of Moher), these cliffs offer the most stunning …
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