Looking out from the Mamore Gap in Clonmany Donegal.

The Mamore Gap Clonmany
The Mamore Gap Clonmany

Looking out from the Mamore Gap in Clonmany Donegal. Just breathtaking views on any given day. There are panoramic views of the hills on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other.

This spectacular spot 14km north of Buncrana and 250m above sea level is a firm favourite for tourists with its spectacular views of Lough Swilly, the Fanad peninsula, Urris and North Inishowen.

Near the summit of Mamore Gap a number of holy relics can be found – a holy well devoted to St Eigne and a small alter of statues are the centre point of an annual mass held here every August 15th in commemoration of Penal times when people had to practice their religion in secret to be protected from persecution. There is a holy well near the top, which is a place of local pilgrimage.

 

 

 

The Mamore Gap Clonmany
The Mamore Gap Clonmany

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