An Fál Carrach
Fáilte! Welcome to the An Fál Carrach / Falcarragh website.Tugann an suíomh seo eolas ar cheantar an Fhál Charraigh 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 a narrow inlet of Ballyness Bay overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and has a population of around 800 people.
Siúlóidí Oidhreachta Thullach Beaglaigh 2014
Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2014 - An Fál Carrach / St. Patrick's Day 2014
FestiFál An Fál Carrach 2014Falcarragh Festival is now on - See FesTiFál - An Fál Carrach 2014 for full programme.
See for Photos of the FestiFál 2013 underneath the column Grianghrafanna / 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 (Oileán 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 information you require about the town whether you are a member of the local community or a visiting holiday maker.