Glencolmcille is a coastal village in County Donegal in Ireland. It has the advantage of being located on the western end of the Slieve League Peninsula. The opportunity to enjoy wild landscapes, with fantastic views of the ocean.

Visit Glencolmcille

A village known for its wild tourist attractions

Named Glencolmcille in homage to Saint Colomba, an Irish patron saint, the village has the particularity of still being deeply rooted in Gaelic heritage! Still 30% of the population speaks only Irish Gaelic!

Don’t hesitate to wander through its colourful streets, try a local pub, or even plan one or more nights on site. The village has a reputation for being welcoming and tourist-oriented.

Glencolmcille is located in a preserved area, and has countless tourist sites to discover! Among them are Dooey beach, Silver strand and Malin Beg, three superb local beaches that can be worth a visit in the summer or cold season. The colours change and offer superb views of the ocean!

Then there’s Glenlough Bay, a wild Irish bay with an impressive beach and rocks just a few metres out to sea! Magical!

Glencolmcille: discover the map

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Glencolmcille: activities and sites to visit

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