Letterkenny, nicknamed "the Cathedral Town", is the largest and most populous town in in Ulster, Ireland. It lies on the River Swilly in East Donegal and has a population of 19,274.

Landmarks in the Area

An Grianán Theatre is the largest theatre in . Photo: Paul McGuckin, CC BY 2.0.

Donegal County Museum is a county museum, officially recognised by the Government of Ireland as the best in the country. Photo: DevelopedMadness, Public domain.

St Eunan's Cathedral, or the Cathedral of St Eunan and St Columba as it is also known, is a cathedral in the parish of Conwal and Leck, part of the Diocese of Raphoe.

Coláiste Ailigh is a secondary school in , , offering a curriculum taught through the Irish language. is situated 1½ km northeast of Letterkenny.

Localities in the Area

Kilmacrennan is a small village in , . is situated 9 km north of Letterkenny. Photo: Dr Neil Clifton, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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