OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERARamelton was once the most important port in the region, with goods and passengers moving to and from all parts of the world. This importance can be seen from the many impressive buildings in the town.

The river Lennon runs through the town and often boasts the first salmon of the year.

The visitor is well-served with bars, restaurant and wine bar in town and is known for a lively night life with music in several venues at weekends.It is home to musicians and artists as well as the renowned football team, Swilly Rovers.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIn addition to being an ideal base to explore Fanad, Rosguill and the Derryveagh mountains, Ramelton is a charming and picturesque place to visit.

There are several B&Bs for those wishing to stay over in the town. Ramelton also serves as the base for cycling trips up the Fanad peninsula and inland.


A few links to get familliar with Ramelton, Donegal, Ireland.


DonegalHeritageTrials.com: Historical walking tours in Ramelton, Rathmullan.

www.Oideas-gael.com: Irish language and cultural courses in Glencolmcille.