(population 11,996) is the biggest town in Donegal and the county's
administrative centre. It is positioned near the mouth of Lough
Swilly in northeast Donegal.
Eunan's Cathedral on Sentry Hill Road dates back to the late
County Museum on High Road is open Tuesdays to Saturdays.
Tel. +353 74 24613.
There is a four day international music and dance festival at
the end of August. Tel. +353 74 27856.
There are a number of salmon and trout rivers in the area around
Letterkenny, and fishing permits can be bought in the town.
Letterkenny Bowling Centre on the road to Rathmelton has bowling,
pool tables, and a pitch and putt course.
The Letterkenny Golf Club is in Barnhill. Tel. +353 74 21150.
The brand new An Grianán
Theatre is on Port Road.
Leisure Centre has a swimming pool.
are three hostels, a couple of hotels, and a few B&Bs.
are five Bus Éireann Expressway buses between Letterkenny
and Dublin each day.
There are seven buses a day from Derry to Sligo via Letterkenny.
Three of these go on to Galway and Limerick, two go all the
way to Cork, and there are connections to towns in Mayo from
There is a local service running between Strabane and Letterkenny
Feda O'Donnell (+44 141 6313696) runs a bus service between
Glasgow and Letterkenny.
Donegal Airport on
the northwest coast of Donegal has flights to the U.K. and the
rest of Europe. Tel. +353 75 48284.
details for Letterkenny
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