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Pier Hotel, Rathmullan: A lasting legacy

The Pier Hotel in Rathmullan, Co. Donegal was a historic hotel that was a staple of the local community for over a century. Located on the pier in the heart of the village, the hotel has played an important role in the history of Rathmullan and the surrounding area. Early History of Rathmullan Rathmullan has a rich history dating back to the 16th century when it was...


Rathmullan, Co. Donegal

Rathmullan is a small, picturesque seaside village on the western shores of Lough Swilly in Co. Donegal. In 1607 the Flight of the Earls took place just outside the village in a place called Carolina Bay. This marked the end of the Gaelic chieftain rule in Ireland, a major point in Irish history. Some other points of interest in the village are: The ruins of a...

Mary Anne’s Shop, Rathmullan

Mary Anne Friel lived near Elly, Oughterlin and worked for Mrs. Boyce in Downings. When Mrs. Boyce decided to retire from the knitting business she offered Mary Anne a choice of machines. Mary Anne chose two and brought them to Rathmullan. Being close to her customers was important, so Mary Anne bought two terraced houses in Kerrs Bay, Rathmullan and joined the two...