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Kerrykeel in the Parish of Tullyfern. 

Kerrykeel (Irish: An Cheathrú Chaol, meaning "The Narrow Quarter") is a small village in County Donegal, Ireland. It lies between Knockalla Mountain and Ranny Hill and is wrapped in the shores of the beautiful Mulroy Bay. It is accessible via the R245 & R247 roads which converge in the centre of the village. 

It is also in close vicinity to the popular tourist area of Portsalon, and it serves as the gateway to the Fanad Peninsula. Other amenities include Saint Colmcille Primary school, a Garda Station and both a Roman Catholic and a Presbyterian Church. 

Every Saturday morning the Kerrykeel Country Market takes place selling local goods, which are organically farmed & homemade including a wide range of baked goods as well as locally made arts and crafts. During the summer period Kerrykeel sees an influx of tourists which mainly reside in Rockhill holiday and Adventure Park. However, tourists also avail of the many holiday homes available to rent in the area.  

In recent years "Kerrykeel Tidy Towns" committee was set up with the vision of improving the overall look of the village. Kerrykeel and the surrounding areas have seen vast improvements in recent years thanks to their efforts. With the addition of seasonal flower beds, new green areas along the roads leading into the village and the much-improved pier and lay-by along the Milford to Kerrykeel road. Tidy Towns - County Endeavor Award 2017 

Be sure to come and see the village of Kerrykeel for yourself, as it really is a beautiful, friendly, and inviting place to visit on your travels, You certainly will not be disappointed! 



Kerrykeel & surrounding Townlands - 1834 Tithe Applotment Books 

Kerrykeel & surrounding Townlands - 1858 Griffith Valuation (or perhaps click here) 

Village of Kerrykeel - 1901 Census Ireland 

Village of Kerrykeel - 1911 Census Ireland 

Kerrykeel National School - 1934 National Folklore Collection (   



The Village of Kerrykeel – Google Images  

Village of Kerrykeel - YouTube 

Village of Kerrykeel - Vimeo 



The Old School Community Centre Kerrykeel 

Kerrykeel Tidy Towns 

Kerrykeel 71 



Google Maps 

Google Maps - Street View 

Parish of Tullyfern - Townland of Carrowkeel 



Kerrykeel in the Parish of Tullyfern - 


Shared on IrelandXO by: S.Callaghan (Kerrykeel) 

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Kerrykeel, Co.Donegal
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