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Malin Head, County Donegal

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Go as far north as possible on the island of Ireland when you visit Malin Head. Deriving its name from the Malin sea area, this point offers fantastic views of the rugged coastline and interesting wildlife. While there is not much to do at the point itself, take time to explore the surrounding area. Along the west side, Banba's Crown stands as a historical defense tower. Shortly after, you can explore Fort Dunree, two museums, and old World War II lookout posts. If you are hoping to sail the waters, think again. Locals will tell you there are more sunken ocean liners and German U-boats here than anywhere else in the world. To visit Malin Head and get the most from your holiday in Malin, create itinerary details personal to you using our Malin vacation builder.
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  • August 18, 2017
    This is a wonderful site to see. The most northern part of Ireland. A beautiful piece of coastline with rocky out crops and grass surrounded by bog hills all leading to the ocean. You can go for a ref...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    amazing scenery, windy roads and friendly people. Just gorgeous - the most Northerly point of Ireland  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We drove up to the head to see the Northmost point of Ireland. Stunning wild scenery and lots of nice people eager to chat and meet. Nice coffee and music from locals and we purchased some nice art wo...  more »

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