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Adare to Donegal

Kansas City...
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Adare to Donegal

My sisters and I are going to be in Adare in June. We are hoping to make a trip to Donegal as that is where our ancestors came from. How long is the drive from Adare to Donegal? Can anyone recommend a good place to stay overnight in Donegal? Thank you!

Dublin, Ireland
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1. Re: Adare to Donegal

Donegal is a big county, where exactly are you going to.?

It will take from 4 to 6 hours driving time.

Edited: 12 May 2016, 03:03
Western Ireland...
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for Southport, Connemara, County Clare, Portumna
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2. Re: Adare to Donegal

There is a lot of Ireland between Adare and Donegal and a fair bit of Ireland between Donegal and Mallin Head.

If you have not set your itinerary in stone yet consider building an itinerary that includes Donegal, Sligo, Mayo. Galway and Clare or Possibly Donegal and Northern Ireland. The scenery is as good if not better above the Dublin to Shannon line as it is below it, just gets less press.

Kansas City...
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3. Re: Adare to Donegal

They are in the Fannett Presbyterian Cemetery in Kerrykeel. Thanks!

Kansas City...
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4. Re: Adare to Donegal

Thank you so much! We are looking for any recommendations we can get.

Western Ireland...
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5. Re: Adare to Donegal

Kerrykeel is up on the Fanad Peninsula by Lough Swilly. its a great spot and has easy access to Malin Head and Inishowen. This is not really just a day trip from Adare. Even if you spent a day getting up there you could spend a couple of days or more getting back down if you followed the wild Atlantic way without many stops.

Kansas City...
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6. Re: Adare to Donegal

Thank you. Do you know of any good places to stay near Kerrykeel?

Western Ireland...
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7. Re: Adare to Donegal

The Closest I have stayed without the Camper/tent/caravan has been Letterkenny but the place we used there has closed/retired. I hear good things about http://www.mulroywoodshotel.com/ Milford but its slightly over my current pay grade so haven't stayed there myself.

Kansas City...
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8. Re: Adare to Donegal

Thanks for all of your help! We can't wait to see your beautiful country.

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9. Re: Adare to Donegal

The Central Hotel

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10. Re: Adare to Donegal

No idea of what you are referring to (foxcroftdrive) but as the OP came and went in June it is a pointless comment