The Poisoned Glen of Dunlewey

The Poisoned Glen of Dunlewey

No matter what the weather is like, the Poisoned Glen in Dunlewey is possibly one of my most favourite places in Donegal. I have been visiting this location since a child and still make regular visits to blow away the cobwebs. Located below Mount Errigal there are no roads into the Glen so it can only […]

A View Of Dunlewey Lough

A view of Dunlewey Lough

If you’re coming into Dunlewey from the direction of Glenveagh National Park you’ll get a fantastic view of Dunlewey Lough from the road side, just before you reach Moneymore at the foot of Errigal Mountain. From here you can see the Old Church of Dunlewey and the grounds of the Guinness Estate which is located in the forest […]

The Poisoned Glen

Photos of the Poisoned Glen in Donegal

The Poisoned Glen is located beside Mount Errigal and Dunlewey, at the foot of Dumnalifferny  Mountain. Its known locally as Gleann Nemhe (the Heavenly Glen) but this was incorrectly translated into the Poisoned Glen when maps were being created in English. On a wet day the glen is usually shrouded in mist which I think adds to the […]