ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Glenfinn/Glenfin, Donegal, Ireland. Come see why the rich and famous live and visit this stunning part of Ireland -

Updated on November 16, 2014

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

Please visit our Facebook page and be our friend - http://www.Facebook.com/Glenfin

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.


Source
Source

Brockagh Village,Glenfinn.

Source

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

Source

The view from my local bar, Harkin's. This is heaven when your sitting with a cool Guinness in your hand!

Source

Stunning unspoilt scenery with the famous river Finn cutting through it.

Source

Standing on the Reelin Bridge looking towards the Reelin Bar.

Source

The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre containing old photo's and documents for you to view and enjoy.

Glenfinn short slideshow for your enjoyment.

Search for directions.

A
brockagh,ireland:
Brockagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland

get directions

Glenfinn, Donegal, Ireland.

B&B's, Guesthouses, Holiday-Homes add your details.

If you own a B&B, Guest-house or have a holiday home you want to rent out in or around the Glenfinn area add the details to this page.

Add your comments or Glenfinn business details here.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Jimmys Money blog profile imageAUTHOR

      Jimmy 

      5 years ago

      Hi Kate - Many thanks for your kind comment.

      Sligobay - Good to hear your back for a visit. Hope it goes well.

    • sligobay profile image

      sligobay 

      5 years ago from east of the equator

      Back again for a visit. I've been back in New York City for three years now and miss the pastoral beauty of the Northwest of Ireland.

    • Kate Mc Bride profile image

      Kate McBride 

      5 years ago from Donegal Ireland

      You have certainly done Glenfinn proud here. The photos are great and the hub is too. Voted it up and useful.Thanks!

    • Jimmys Money blog profile imageAUTHOR

      Jimmy 

      6 years ago

      Thanks Thelma. Excellent comment.

    • Jimmys Money blog profile imageAUTHOR

      Jimmy 

      6 years ago

      Hi Sligobay. Thanks very much for the nice comment. Sligo too is a fantastic part of the world. Any visitors to Donegal I would recommend you take the breathtaking drive through Bundoran along the coastline and on out past Benbulben (Make sure you take a camera!). Carry on for another 10 minutes on this road will take you into Sligo town centre.

    • sligobay profile image

      sligobay 

      6 years ago from east of the equator

      Welcome to Hub Pages. I lived in Sligo for four years and spent a lot of time in Donegal. I have been to Glennfinn and agree with your recommendation.

    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 

      6 years ago from Germany

      Beautiful! I think I have been in this place before when I was in Donegal with my husband for a holiday. I love Ireland. Welcome to HubPages!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)