Colmcille Heritage Centre

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


Colmcille Heritage Centre
We are currently closed due to COVID-19. We hope to re-open again soon.


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


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