Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey), Donegal Town

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  • As we got off the Waterbus in Donegal bay, we had a wander through the ruins of the Abbey and grave stones, it was very interesting on one of our few sunny days in Ireland, the best part was that it w...  more »
  • The ruins of the Abbey are located right on the water by the quayside. The starkness of the ruins against the sky is stunning. Interesting historic site. Underfoot conditions can be slippy in wet weat...  more »
  • What a wonderful setting for an Abbey. The headstones and surroundings make for a short but moving part of an amble around the harbour. The Donegal forefathers should be very proud of their legacy. Go...  more »

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Where to stay in Donegal Town

The tourist center of Ireland's northernemost region, Donegal Town boasts a number of hotels, hostels, and comfortable accommodations. The lodging here makes it a viable base for discovering the rugged wilderness of the county's coastline. Though there aren't many luxury options in the region, affordable hotels and traditional bed and breakfasts are plentiful in Donegal. Locals recommend staying close to the center of town, unless you want to upgrade to a more indulgent option in Lough Eske, a few kilometers away.
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