Barnesmore Gap, Donegal Town

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Barnesmore Gap is a mountain pass or gap situated in the Bluestack Mountains, County Donegal, Ireland. The main Donegal to Ballybofey road, the N15, and former County Donegal Railway run through Barnesmore gap, acting as the main route between south and north Donegal. The name in Irish literally means The Big Gap.
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  • When folk say they want to see the "real" Ireland then this drive will fill all expectations. Scenery, wide road, lakes, mountains and plenty of places to pull in.  more »
  • Driving through the Barnesmore Gap gives the sightseer a pure taste of the desolate barren landscape of Donegal which lifts one's mood rather than depresses it and with a couple of Pubs serving food, ...  more »
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