If you hail from Donegal, you should be feeling very proud of yourself right now. According to National Geographic Traveller, it’s the coolest place on the planet! The Irish county tops The Cool List: 17 for 2017, the UK magazine’s annual roll call of places to visit in the coming year, which was he...
If you're out and about in Donegal you might be interested in this map of ancient places and a few terrifying locations. 😉
Murder Hole, Dead man's Cave, Lough na Meeltoge (source of the midges) and Oileán na Marbh - The island of the Dead ... to name a few.
Great fun, great days out and a fantastic way to learn more stories of the land around us.
It would be great to see every county have one of these maps 😀
So where does the name Ireland come from? Well, the name evolved over many centuries from the old Irish word for a Goddess; Ériu, as she was called, has been described as the matron Goddess of ancient Irish mythology.