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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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  • It is definitely worth the drive, you will have great views along the road and Malin head itself offers great views. It is the Ireland most northerly point and it definitely feels like a special place...  more »
  • Here you are at the point the northernmost of the Ireland; There is a great little free parking and two super clean toilets! and then comes the time where eye alights on the view literally breathtaking. a walk along the cliff. On the back a white shape in the water attracts my attention and it's shock him just dolphins in front! It's just magic! a little further a seal almost come and say hello! and to top it off the all a beautiful Rainbow!
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  • Northern tip of the Ireland that we have reached at the end of a circuit starting from Derry and along the sides. All simply splendid. Magnificent landscapes swept by the wind. Many hiking trails. Attention, as reported by one speaker, post-poser his visit in case of bad weather.
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