Heritage Hike to celebrate Water Heritage Day 2020

August 2020 – Local heritage expert, Dessie McCallion, will lead a heritage hike of the Meendoran and Lough Fad area above Clonmany village on Sunday 23rd August to celebrate Water Heritage Day.

Heritage Hike in Meendoran & Lough Fad

Funded by the Local Authority Waters Programme, the hike will be an exploration of the peatlands area discussing many aspects of the area including the catchment of the Clonmany River, the area around Meendoran and the old viaduct, Lough Fad and the heritage treasures that can be found in the area.  Dessie is a popular tour guide and has many years experience guiding locals and visitors alike around Inishowen and County Donegal.

The 3 hour hike begins at Meendoran Bridge and will take us across small country lanes and up a steep incline to get to the uplands.  Strong footwear and weather appropriate clothing should be worn and please bring a pack lunch. Due to social distancing, numbers will be limited and participants are required to register in advance on Eventbrite (https://irt-heritagehike.eventbrite.ie) or by ringing 087 647 8183.