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Creeslough Support Services

Support telephone line now open for those impacted by the recent tragedy. Telephone: 087 140 5138.

Donegal support services for Creeslough tragedy.

Lost in tragedy 2022.

Latest news:

Ten lives lost.

🕯Jessica Gallagher (24), Robert Garwe (50) and his daughter Shauna Flanagan (5), Leona Harper (14), Hughie Kelly (59), Catherine O Donnell (39) and her son James Monaghan (13), Martina Martin (49), Martin McGill (49), James O Flaherty (48)

May your souls Rest in Peace.
Go ndeánfaidh Dia trócaire orthu uilig.


Major incident at petrol station. 7/10/2022.

Around 3:15pm an explosion occurred inside the building. Its is believed to be from the 1st floor flat above the shop. There were multiple people inside the busy local shop at the time. There are road diversions in place around the town to allow emergency vehicles and helicopters to access the site. The injured are being taken to Letterkenny General Hospital. The local school Scoil Mhuire is open to anyone who needs to go somewhere. Multiple people still unaccounted for.


Poems remembering the Creeslough Tragedy

Read more about the poems written remembering the Creeslough Tragedy.


Céad Míle Fáilte

Welcome to Creeslough.com, home to all things Creeslough. Whether it’s news, history, places of interest to view on your next holiday or to find out more about the town.

Creeslough is situated at the foot of Muckish Mountain, near Sheep Haven Bay in north west of Co. Donegal along the Wild Atlantic Way. The meaning of the town name in Irish is “Belt of Lakes”. It is home to the unique Wild Atlantic Camping and Glamping site, Homeland Aka (The Creamery) and has a busy and thriving Credit Union and Post Office.

Getting here:

11KM from Carrigart, 9KM from Dunfanaghy, 14KM from Downings, 24.9KM from Letterkenny,  59KM from Derry, 253KM from Dublin Airport and 46KM from Donegal Airport.

Belt of Lakes

An Craoslach

View our gallery of the beautiful lakes in and around Creeslough.


Owencarrow Railway Disaster.

Owencarrow viaduct railway disaster

Creeslough Defibrillators

Find out more about the defibrillators in Creeslough and where they are located.


Our Local Food

Find out more about our places to eat.