From the references in local history, the family appear to have been God-fearing, practical people, determined to contribute to the betterment of the Killybegs area and the wider County of Donegal. The Hamilton's were involved in the leasing of houses and property, fixing the roof of the Protestant Church, building roads and bridges.
is located on the outskirts of Killybegs town and is a certified Blue Flag beach. It consists entirely of fine golden sand, and receives large numbers of day-trippers during the peak of the tourist season. It is the safest beach in Ireland, no fatalties ever having occurred here.
the largest fishing port in the county and on the island of Ireland.
Muckross Head a small nearby peninsula contains a popular rock-climbing area and two beaches - one perfect for surfers and the other for swimming...
an impressive mountain in County Donegal that has some of the highest sea cliffs on the island of Ireland - almost three times higher than the Cliffs of Moher
the perfect spot to get away from it all - with soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 metres, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and quiet cosy pubs, Donegal invites you to sit back, slow down and admire the view.