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 […]

The Ruins Of Raphoe Castle

Raphoe Castle on the hill

Built in the in 1677 from stone belonging to an ancient round tower Raphoe Castle was a remarkable piece of architecture. Located on a small hill overlooking the town of Raphoe the castle faced numerous attacks over the years. The Bishops palace was perched on a hill overlooking the town of Raphoe. Each of the four […]