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cindyldoe Apr 19th, 2007 08:43 PM

boot sales, open air markets, portsalon, co Donegal, Ireland
 
My husband and I will be in Porsalon, County Donegal from May 12th through the 19th,are there "flea markets, boot sales, open air markets" in this area?

Thanks for any info.

Cindy

anchoress Apr 19th, 2007 11:41 PM

Portsalon is way up at the north.. glorious place.
Your nearest big car boot sale/flea market will be Letterkenny, every Saturday morning, starting at 8 am.
Donegal Town has a food and Craft market the third Saturday of every month... Ramelton a small food market every Saturday for an hour. Falcarragh over on the west coast a big street market every Friday. There will be car boot sales in various places locally advertised all summer...Hope that helps; the Letterkenny one is huge.

wojazz3 Apr 20th, 2007 10:59 AM

mmmm, Portsalon for a week. Very nice.

Bill

cindyldoe Apr 21st, 2007 07:16 AM

Thank you for the suggestions, unfortunately, both Saturdays will be travel days. But, we love to explore, so we'll find something!

cindyldoe Apr 21st, 2007 08:58 AM

Bill, do you live in Ireland? We are staying in a house by Portsalon Golf Club. My husband has never played a links course. He is excited. There is a Doe Castle north of us, we have to see, yes, that is really our last name! :) Any other suggestions you might have for us would be appreciated.

Cindy

polpol May 2nd, 2011 08:29 AM

hi cindy, i live in letterkenny, there is a car boot sale on a saturday in letterkenny and in greysteel in derry on sundays...there are also a few charity shops around the town where you might find some unusual items.. burt castle is also not too far from letterkenny but it is a ruin and there is the castle in donegal town that goes back to the flight of the earls...portnoo is a nice place to play golf,inishowen peninsula is pretty to drive around...the scenery is really nice and the beaches are lovely in donegal... + some good pubs and clubs in letterkenny...


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