Getting to Gleann Fhinne

Public Transport

Participants should travel to Ballybofey, 8 miles from An Coimín, by Bus Éireann on Saturday.

From DublinBus Éireann coaches depart regularly from Dublin Airport to Donegal Town every day. Bus Éireann coaches also depart from Busáras, Store Street, going directly to Donegal Town. We recommend purchasing your Bus Éireann ticket in advance via the Bus Éireann website. In Donegal Town, connect with Galway-Derry Express and get off at Ballybofey.

From BelfastGet bus to Strabane and connect to Stranorlar/Ballybofey.

On arrival in Ballybofey, go to Jackson’s Hotel. You will be collected there by an Oideas Gael representative. S/he will call regularly to the Hotel from 16.00 onwards on the Saturday at the beginning of each course.

Bus É

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from Dublin150 miles via Ashbourne, Monaghan, Omagh, Strabane and Ballybofey

from Shannon220 miles via Galway, Sligo, Donegal Town, and Ballybofey

from Belfast120 miles via Derry, Stranorlar and Ballybofey

From Ballybofey, take the Glenties road for 4 miles; at a sharp right bend you will see a minor road going on straight (there is an old church between both roads) and take this towards An Coimín. Oideas Gael courses take place at An Coimín National School (approx. 8 miles from Ballybofey).

From Gleann Cholm Cille

If you are travelling from a course in Gleann Cholm Cille, Oideas Gael will arrange your transport to An Coimín. If travelling from a course in Gleann Fhinne to Gleann Cholm Cille again, Oideas Gael will arrange your transport from An Coimín.