Glencolmcille

by Look Around Ireland on May 26, 2014

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Glencolmcille

Situated on the Slieve League Peninsula at the south-west point of Donegal is the remote village of Glemcolmcille.

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The area is bounded on the south by the mountains of Slieve League (Sliabh Liag) and Leahan and on the north by Slieve Tooey. To the west lies the restless Atlantic Ocean. The village holds many events throughout the year such as The Fiddle Week, The Agricultural Show, etc Check out their website for more details
Turas of St Colmcille: This turas (journey) is practised by locals and visitors alike on the 9th June. Many of the stations of the turas have cross inscribed standing slabs.

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