Gola (Irish: Gabhla or Oileán Ghabhla) is a small island off the coast of Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland.Plan your Gola Island visit and explore what else you can see and do in Donegal Town using our Donegal Town tour site.
The island was unpopulated as recently as 1996 but in recent years people have started to return. A ferry service operates during the holiday season and on request for the remainder of the year.
Gola Island reviews
If in the area, definitely pay a visit to this island. Ferry across is great (Covid restrictions in place but only 20 minutes between them so not long to wait). Ferry takes cash only... No cards on... more »
Visited gola for the first time this year, although we live locally, we never got around to making the trip. The ferry left hourly which was great as we had young family with us and we could stay as.... more »
Oileán Ghabhla / Gola Island would be a beautiful place to spend an afternoon under your own steam, but we were lucky enough to coincide with a guided walk around the island organised by the local... more »
Amazing little island. Highly recommend visiting. Not much on the island however, bring everything you'd want to eat or drink.
This is one of best hidden gems of Donegal
Amazing place to visit, beautiful, scenic, wild and unspoilt. A must visit when coming to Gaoth Dobhair, only 10 mins in Saba's boat from Magheragallon New pier.
Outstanding natural beauty
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