Glenfinn/Glenfin, Donegal, Ireland. Come see why the rich and famous live and visit this stunning part of Ireland -
Glenfinn - Stunning.
Glenfin/Glenfinn/Ghleann Fhinne, Donegal, Ireland
This hub has been set up to promote one of Ireland's hidden gems, Glenfinn/Ghleann Fhinne, Donegal, Ireland. Set in the parish of Teevogue, with it's rugged, unspoilt teraine, Glenfinn is the perfect choice for your relaxed vacation. Set in the North West of Ireland, Glenfinn is easily accessible by International Airports and excellent bus services.
So why visit? From its stunning mountain scenery, just inviting the hikers and walkers to trek it's hidden treasures to the towns and villages within easy reach tempting you with some of the most favourable prices in Ireland, to its homely, traditional Irish pubs where you can sit back and relax in Harkin's Bar, The Ramblers Inn or the Reelin Bar by an open fire chatting to locals over a cool, creamy pint of Guinness. Glenfinn is also lucky enough to have the famous River Finn running through its valley which attracts Salmon and Trout fishermen and women from all over the world (some even claim it is the best Salmon River in Europe)! Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and come see for yourself why the rich and famous are attracted to the privacy and stunning hidden gem that is Glenfinn.
Driving times to Glenfin
Donegal International Airport - 30 minutes
City of Derry Airport - 50 minutes
Belfast International Airport - 1 hour 50 minutes
Belfast City Airport - 2 hours
Dublin - 3 hours
Nearest Towns - Ballybofey & Stranorlar (Twin-Towns) 10 minutes
Strabane - 20 minutes
Letterkenny - 30 minutes
Derry City - 40 minutes
Check out our website and watch our 1 minute picture slideshow - www.GlenfinnOnline.com
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Isaac Butt - Born in Glenfinn
Isaac Butt was born in Glenfinn (beside the GAA Pitch) in 1813. A son of a Church of Ireland Rector he was also a descendent of the O'Donnells of Tyrconnell. He was educated at the Royal, Raphoe and Midleton, Cork before going to the world famous Trinity College, Dublin aged 15 years old (where he co-founded The Dublin University Magazine).
As well as becoming a Professor and lecturer of political economy, Isaac Butt quickly established himself as a brilliant Barrister. His experiences of the Great Famine saw him setting up and supporting a ploitical system that would give Ireland a greater degree of home rule. 1859 saw him set up the Irish Home Government Association to allow full control over our domestic affairs'.
Isaac Butt passed away on 1879 in Clonskeagh, Dublin and was brought back to Stranorlar where he was laid to rest in a corner of The Church of Ireland cemetry below a tree he used to sit under as a boy.
Place names and buildings are named after Isaac Butt including the Isaac Butt Heritage Centre, Brockagh, Donegal. Call in and see for yourself the life of Isaac Butt.
Stunning Rainbow over Glenfin.
Harkin's Bar,Brockagh - One of Ireland's oldest family run pubs. A visit to Donegal is not a visit if you don't call into Harkin's. Why not join us on Facebook
The view from my local bar, Harkin's. This is heaven when your sitting with a cool Guinness in your hand!
Stunning unspoilt scenery with the famous river Finn cutting through it.
Standing on the Reelin Bridge looking towards the Reelin Bar.
The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre containing old photo's and documents for you to view and enjoy.
Glenfinn short slideshow for your enjoyment.
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Glenfinn, Donegal, Ireland.
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