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Visitor Attractions in Mayo, Sligo, Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim, Roscommon and Monaghan.
Ard Nahoo is an award winning eco retreat centre in the hills of the North Leitrim Glens which offers residential detox and yoga retreats in eco cabins, natural healthcare treatments, day packages and yoga teacher training. Come for the day or stay for a while in peaceful tranquility.
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Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland, with monuments ranging from 5500 to 6500 years old. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage house along with an exhibition relating to the site are present too. Visitors are advised to wear good walking shoes as the ground is uneven in parts.
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The Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre charts the rise of the popular entertainer from his humble roots in Kincasslagh through to his huge international acclaim as a singer and entertainer. Items on show the array of Gold, Platinum and Silver discs for record sales, the “This is Your Life” book presented to him on the popular UK TV show, and exhibits associated with his appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. The wedding outfits worn by Daniel and Majella along with the white suit that he wore when he was a member of his sister Margo’s band. The TV room at the centre has lots of audio-visual clips of Daniel and the welcome clip is by International star Cliff Richard. The Bank Bistro and Function Room give an excellent choice of foods and Coach Tours, are welcome.
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Doagh Famine Village tells the story of a family / community living on the edge of Donegal and surviving from Famine times right up to the present day. It also explains the road to peace in Northern Ireland, Ireland in the Celtic Tiger years and the recent economic collapse. Admission includes a guided tour, refreshments and entrance into Donegal Haunted House.
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Donegal County Museum opened to the public in 1987 and is housed in what was once the Warden's house of the Letterkenny Workhouse, which was opened in 1845. The Museum holds a substantial collection of original artefacts representing the history of County Donegal and covering subjects such as archaeology, history, social history and folklife.
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The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is a bright and fun museum dedicated to recording the complete story of the narrow gauge railways of Donegal. The County Donegal Railway and the Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway, at 225 miles, formed the largest narrow gauge railway system in north-west Europe. The story is told through informative large illustrated wall-boards, and on a variety of DVDs shown in two locations on our audio-visual systems which can be watched in comfort while enjoying a hot or cold drink and a snack. The onsite shop sells DVDs and other souvenirs. The museum houses a variety of beautifully constructed models in various scales, some of which can be seen in operation. Donegal Railway Heritage Centre also has the largest digitised collection of Donegal railway photos in the world, a selection of which is on automatic presentation for visitors. There are several items of restored County Donegal Railway rolling stock as well as others in the process of being restored. The museum is open from 10am 5pm all year, with weekends by appointment only. Special opening arrangements can be made by prior booking through 00 353 (0)74 9722655.
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Dunfanaghy Workhouse Heritage Centre is located a short walk from the Market Square in Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal. The Heritage Centre explores the local history and culture of the area, and features regular exhibitions about the Great Famine, Dunfanaghy and Arts and Crafts. Housed in The Workhouse is an exhibition telling the story of Wee Hannah, who is mentioned in The Famine Graveyard page. Wee Hannah struggled to survive The Famine, and lived for a while in The Workhouse. Opened as a heritage centre in 1995, it also has a coffee shop, art gallery, children’s play area craft and book shop. Admission to the Workhouse is free, and everyone is very welcome, but some of the exhibitions have an admission fee on occasion.
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The Dunlewey Visitor Centre includes a restaurant and tea room, demonstrations of carding, spinning and weaving with a guided tour of a 1940 style cottage and audio visual show. Story telling boat trip on a lake. Play areas and farm animals. Music on Sunday afternoons.
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The Irish Raptor Research Centre a.k.a Eagles Flying is Irelands largest sanctuary for Birds of Prey and Owls. It is located on a large site in beautiful parklands close to Ballymote, County Sligo. The centre houses approximately 100 Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons and Vultures. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the northern west of Ireland, visitors are wowed by the spectacular flying demonstrations with the different species of birds of prey. During these entertaining Bird Shows visitors can see the birds flying closely over their head and can also get the opportunity to touch them. The shows which last about an hour are twice daily (11am and 3pm). The centre also caters for visitors who prefer more placid animals with a petting zoo which includes guinea-pigs, pigs, rabbits, lambs, goats, donkeys, ferrets and many more. Booking is not essential, but some notice is appreciated if you intend you are bringing a large group.
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Falcarragh Visitor Centre (An tSean Bheairic) is housed in an authentic two-storey building, constructed in 1890 and used as the Falcarragh Police Barracks until 1920 when it became the Falcarragh Garda Station. This period in history coincides with the most memorable time in the development of the Irish Republic and therefore the building has witnessed some dramatic events. Permanent exhibits of the history and culture of the Barracks are displayed within the visitor centre, which adds to the uniqueness and authenticity of the centre. Falcarragh Visitor Centre includes a Heritage Centre with exhibits about the history of the area through audio visual displays. It is also a Fáilte Ireland Visitor Information Point where visitors can access information on accommodation, places to eat, routes to take, maps, guides about the area. There is also a craft shop and coffee shop along with conference facilities.
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