Colmcille Heritage Centre

Gartan, Church Hill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland


Colmcille Heritage Centre

30th Colmcille Winter School 2019

Defining Difficult Political Decisions at and since the Foundation of the Irish State and the Decision Makers [To download right click and choose save link]


Breiteanna Politiúla Deacair Cinniúna ag agus o bunú an Stáit Éireannch agus na Deimhnitheoirí


I nterpretive exhibition featuring saint Colmcille [Columba], Patriarch of the Irish Monasticism and Scottish Church.

The story is told with artistically designed banners, stained glass, illustrated panels, artefacts, a wax model with authentic clothing and a step-by-step illustration of ancient manuscript fabrication.

A tour of the centre also includes an audiovisual on the life of Saint Colmcille. A special tapestry display protraying the Derryveagh Evictions is also on show within the centre. The art collection of the heritage trust is on display in the dining room.

Restaurant/Tea Rooms situated on a lakeside site in 100 acres estate with nature walks. Video on life and historical significance of St. Colmcille for sale - �5

Opening Times:

Easter Week and 1st Sunday in May to last Sunday in September
Weekdays: 10:30 � 5pm
Sunday: 1:30  - 5pm

Other times by arrangement
Tel (074) 9137306

Alternative Telephone numbers for enquiries
(074) 9121160 or (074) 9137044

Admission Fees:
Adults �3
Students & AOP �2
Car & Tour bus park available
Disabled access


The Colmcille Trail [To download right click and choose save link]

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