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Rosbeg and Portnoo Sailing and Watersports Club

By on June 2, 2011 | Category: Local Groups,Local Info | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments

A non profit making community venture, which aims to promote our beautiful coastline through sustainable environmentally friendly leisurely acqua sports.


Gweebarra Canoe Club

By on May 28, 2011 | Category: Local Groups,Local Info | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments

The Gweebarra Canoe Club is based on the picturesque Gweebarra estuary close to the Gweebarra Bridge (turn off the N56 at the Statue of Liberty along the bends) in Co. Donegal.The club is affliated to the Irish Canoe Union the sports’ governing body in Ireland. We run kayaking and canoeing courses and trips for beginners throughout the summer with an open evening session on a Thursday evening from 7-9pm. Proficiency award courses usually run on a Friday evening in the summer. We run more planned advanced trips during the rest of the year on white water, sea and surf kayaking. We also run some beginners sessions for white water and surf over the winter time and also swimming pool lessons. Our membership is made up of all ages and abilities from novice to competition paddlers. Membership for 2011 is 25 euro for junior or 50 euro which includes family membership and runs till the end of March 2012. The club has a wide range of boats for members use and can supply paddles and buoyancy aids. You would need to bring a wetsuit or suitable clothing and footwear. Children need to be supervised by a parent or guardian when off the water.


GAP Tourism – Glenties, Ardara, Portnoo Activities

By on May 28, 2010 | Category: Local Groups,Local Info | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in South west Donegal are the villages of Glenties, Ardara, Portnoo & Rosbeg.

Designated as an area of “Outstanding Natural Beauty”, where the soft rolling Highland mountains meet  the wild and unrivalled Atlantic Seascapes. Famous for their Handwoven tweeds which take inspiration from the colours of the surrounding mountain heather, local arts & crafts, renowned for its fine restaurants specialising in fresh local seafood, traditional live music bars, natural outdoor activities, Seafood & Cultural events. An area steeped in ancient history, archaeology and a specialist conservation region.



GAP Events

Tír Chonaill GAP Cycling Club

By on May 28, 2010 | Category: Local Groups | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

The Tir Conaill GAP Cycling Club was founded in February 2011 at a community meeting involving a group of 40 people from all areas of South West Donegal. After a informative talk from Marian Lamb of Cycling Ulster, a committee was formed to carry out the running of the club and events.

The Club is NON Exclusive and welcomes any members regardless of Gender, Race, Religion or Cycling ability.


Naomh Conaill

By on May 28, 2010 | Category: Local Groups,Local Info | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Naomh Conaill, GAA Club, is the name of the Gaelic Games Club (GAA) for the area covering the Glenties parish in south west County Donegal.  As well as the town of Glenties, the club also covers the area to the village of Fintown and the areas of Kilraine, The Glen and Maas down to the Gweebara Bridge.  Much of this area lies within the Donegal Gaeltacht area.

Read our history of the Naomh Conaill club here


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