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Donegal a quality Marine Tourism destination

Donegal County Council is committed to developing and promoting Donegal as a quality marine tourism destination on the Wild Atlantic Way.


Targeted involvement in EU projects with partnership networks across Europe is a vital way of ensuring that Donegal is at the forefront when EU funding becomes available for sectors such as tourism.


The Council is involved in a number of initiatives to develop and promote marine tourism in Donegal:



The MalinWaters consumer facing brand was developed as part of the EU INTERREG funded Sail West project.


Wildsea Atlantic Ocean Heritage Route

5000km of Atlantic coastline is a unique, transnational tourism itinerary and destination for divers & eco-tourists alike.



developing new marine product innovation, environmentally sustainable marine tourism and marine tourism itineraries.


Connecting our Coastline Seminar

‘Connecting our Coastline’ Marine Tourism Conference in the Shandon Hotel at Marble Hill in Dunfanaghy


TIDE Project

Using virtual reality to enhance historical maritime tourist attractions on Europe’s Atlantic Coast