Donegal is officially the coolest place on the planet!
With a weather-nibbled coast spotted with sea stacks, Blue Flag beaches and offshore islands, Donegal is a land that feels undiscovered. - National Geographic,
(Cool List: 17 for 2017 (Donegal was given 1st place on the list!)
..people that persevere to reach this northerly outcropping of Ireland are rewarded with elbow room and singularly beautiful scenery... - Lonely Planet
(Wild Atlantic Way is ranked one of the world's ultimate road trips, described as "untamed and utterly divine". )
"I have landed at Donegal many times and the rugged coastline of Ireland's North West coast is even more awe-inspiring from the air, with the backdrop of Mount Errigal adding to the timeless appeal." -Adam Twidell, Judge PrivateFly Best Airport Approaches 2017 poll.
(Carrickfin Airport, Co. Donegal voted one of world's top 10 most scenic airports.)
'Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: A Walking Guide' by Helen Fairbairn
is published by The Collins Press (collinspress.ie). In this article, she ranks walks in West Donegal, 1st, 2nd and 3rd in her list of favourite Wild Atlantic walks.
Images by Maria Coleman © 2013, 2017