Trá Na Rosann


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Manager Frank Dempsey will be happy to welcome you to his hostel!

ADDRESS: Downings, County Donegal


We’re sure you can navigate around yourself – but here’s a helping hand!

GPS Details

Decimal:                      Latitude 55.221944 North         Longitude  7.808056 West

Minutes & Hours:        Latitude 55° 13’ 19” North        Longitude 7° 48’ 29” West

Road/Car/Coach: Head in the direction of Carrickart. You then turn right at the top of the Village to Downings. Watch for Hostel Sign 2km (approx 1 mile) outside Carrickart. You will leave the Main Road and travel up the hill at the Golf Course. Heading towards Melmore Head, if you keep to this road you will see the hostel on the left hand side.

Public Bus/Transport: You can get to the hostel using the Gallagher’s Bus company (phone: 074 9137037) At Letterkenny, you can pick up this private bus operator at “The Square” which is opposite the Bus Station. Gallaghers depart at 6:10pm daily for the ¾ hour journey. The bus leaves you in Carrickart or Downings and from there ask the bus driver and they will organise minibus or taxi for you which costs approximately €10. Alternatively you can ask the bus driver to leave you at the nearest point to walk to the hostel. You can then walk the route which is approximately 8km (5 miles) away.  Don’t forget your hiking boots!