An Fál Carrach
Fáilte! Welcome to the An Fál Carrach / Falcarragh website.Tugann an suíomh seo eolas ar cheantar an Fhálcarraigh atá suite in iar-thuaisceart Dhún na nGall. Falcarragh is a small town located on the North-West coast of Donegal in Ireland. It is the main town in the parish of Cloch Cheann Fhaola (Cloughaneely) in a Gaeltacht region where Irish is the main language spoken daily.
The town's name An Fál Carrach means 'The Rugged Fence' but historically it is also known as Na Crois Bhealaí, meaning 'The Crossroads'. An Fál Carrach is situated on on a narrow inlet of Ballyness Bay overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and has a population of around 800 people.
FestiFál An Falcarrach 2013Falcarragh Festival will take place from 18-21 July 2013.
See Festifál 2013 for more information or download the full FestiFál 2013 brochure.
See for Photos of the FestiFál 2013 underneath the column Griangrafanna / Photos
Sléibhte agus Oileáin / Mountains & IslandsThe town is surrounded by some of Donegal's most spectacular scenery. The Derryveagh Mountain range can be seen from Falcarragh, with the peaks of Errigal rising up on the south and Muckish Mountain to the south east. Tory and Inisboffin Islands can also be seen from the town. Tory Island (Oileáin Thoraigh), the largest of the islands, is 9 miles from the mainland and has a resident population of around 100 people. Tory can be visited by ferries which run daily in the summer from the nearby Magheraroarty Pier.
Gníomhachtaí / ActivitiesThe area is rich in culture, tradition and is an ideal location for all outdoor activities, including golfing, walking, diving, surfing, fishing, cycling and horse riding. Tá imeachtaí go leor sa cheantar álainn seo.
This website aims to provide all the all the information you require about the town whether you are a member of the local community or a visiting holiday maker.