Letterkenny, the commercial centre of County Donegal, is a modern vibrant town with a rich cultural heritage. It is the county's largest town with a population of 20,000. Originally a market town serving a wide agricultural hinterland, Letterkenny has evolved to become a modern, cosmopoliton urban area.
Work, Relax, Enjoy
The work - life balance is one of Letterkenny's unique selling points and is very apparent. Only minutes from the town are highland glens, spectacular beaches and rolling countryside.
Letterkenny - The Shopping Centre of Donegal
Letterkenny is the retail capital of Donegal , providing a mix of independent shops and national chains. Long established family businesses continue to offer high quality goods, produce, crafts and services. The traditional Main Street co-exists alongside Letterkenny Retail Parks, Letterkenny Shopping Centre and other shopping hubs, all offering fantastic value and excellent customer service.
Letterkenny Culture and Nightlife
Letterkenny has all the facilities you would find in a city with, amongst other attractions, two Town Parks, Multi-screen Cinema, Glenveagh National Park right on the doorstep, thriving night life, Theatre, County Museum and Regional Cultural Centre. There are also a great variety of restaurants, cafes, hotels and a pulsating night time economy.
Letterkenny has developed a strong performing tourism sector comprising hotels and a range of visitor facilities. Letterkenny is centrally located in relation to County Donegal's iconic natural wonders such as Glenveagh National Park, Malin Head which is Ireland's most northerly point, the highest sea cliffs in Europe at Sliabh Liag and the Donegal Gaeltacht.
For more information on visiting Donegal go to http://www.govisitdonegal.com/
Letterkenny enjoys the best of both worlds. Whilst it retains the charm of a small town it also possesses the infrastructure and services that many larger towns and cities would envy.