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Letterkenny (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.

Attractions
Saint Eunan's Cathedral on Sentry Hill Road dates back to the late 19th century.

The 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.

Amenities
Institute of Technology

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.

Letterkenny Leisure Centre has a swimming pool.

Accommodation
There are three hostels, a couple of hotels, and a few B&Bs.

Transport
There 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 Sligo town.

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.

Useful contact details for Letterkenny
Bus Station +353 74 22863
Bus Éireann +353 74 21309
Garda Station +353 74 67100
Bank of Ireland +353 74 22122
AIB +353 74 22877
Ulster Bank +353 74 24016
Chamber of Commerce +353 74 24866
Donegal County Enterprise Board +353 74 72351
Letterkenny General Hospital +353 74 25888
Tourist Information +353 74 21160/24866
   
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