Join a guided walking tour– The tour will go through the history of Letterkenny, it includes places of historical, musical and cultural interest. The tour starts at the Market Square then on to the historic Church Lane. A short walk lets you marvel at the splendour of St. Eunans Cathedral and then visit Donegal County Museum. To book a tour contact Cathedral Quarter Walking Tours. Tours will need to be booked in advance at airbnb.ie/experiences/187592 (Directions – Located on Market Square below Castle Street. Refer to Map)
Enjoy some shopping in Letterkenny – Explore the streets and alleyways of Letterkenny while shopping. The main shopping street is Upper Main Street. Letterkenny Shopping Centre is also located close by on Ballyraine Road. (Directions – Refer to Map)
Explore An Grianan Theatre – The theatre offers opportunities for audiences to engage and experience ambitious and experimental art, locally, nationally and internationally. The theatre is open to the public all day and one can avail of viewing the art exhibitions, attend a show or visit the café. (Directions – Located on Port Road . Refer to Map)
Learn about the city’s rich history by visiting St. Eunan’s Cathedral – This beautiful cathedral is one of the city’s oldest buildings in the heart of Letterkenny. There is a small hill leading up to the cathedral, but it is certainly worth it when you reach the top. (Directions – Located at the top of Castle Street, Refer to Map)
Visit Donegal County Museum – Donegal County Museum is based in part of the once Letterkenny Workhouse, which opened in 1845.The museum has a collection of artefacts relating to the history and heritage of County Donegal. There is also exhibitions covering a wide range of topics about the history of Donegal. (Directions – Located on the High Road. Refer to Map)
Explore the Letterkenny crafts and design studio –. The studio has sixty artists and designers and crafts people showcasing their work which is being produced in Donegal. The studio sells hand painted silk scarves, pottery, handbags, turf craft and Celtic jewellery. (Directions – Located on Port Road. Refer to Map)
County Donegal Tourism App – County Donegal Tourism is an app that has everything from places to see, to festivals and events. Download for the most up to date information, maps, and things to do in Letterkenny.