Friday April 3, 2020

A retreat on the shores of Lough Swilly

The property lies two kilometres from the seaside village of Rathmullan on the Fanad peninsula

4th June, 2017
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Lough Swilly in Donegal is a sea inlet with a long and storied history. It’s from here, 410 years ago, that the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnell – two of the most powerful Gaelic leaders of the time – fled to exile in mainland Europe as the British tightened their grip on the Irish Catholic aristocracy. And it’s on these waters, in 1798, during the United Irishmen rebellion, that the revolutionary Wolfe Tone was captured...

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