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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Donegal. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
139.01 Glencolumbkille Church Church & Holy Well St Columba's Cell Glencolumbcille. - geograph.org.uk - 130559.jpg Beefan 54°43′05″N 8°44′19″W / 54.717984°N 8.738608°W / 54.717984; -8.738608
140 Grianan of Aileach Cashel Griahan of aileach.jpg Carrowreagh, Speenogue, Toulett 55°01′00″N 7°26′00″W / 55.016667°N 7.433333°W / 55.016667; -7.433333 (Grianan of Aileach)
139.02 Glencolumbkille Cashel Penitential Station Glencolumbcille - geograph.org.uk - 366316.jpg Cashel 54°42′32″N 8°43′20″W / 54.708756°N 8.722247°W / 54.708756; -8.722247
319 Doe Castle Castle Caislean na dTuath.JPG Creeslough 55°08′06″N 7°51′52″W / 55.135053°N 7.864323°W / 55.135053; -7.864323 (Doe Castle)
271 Carndonagh Cross Carndonagh High Cross and Pillars 2014 09 09.jpg Churchland Quarters, Clonca 55°15′00″N 7°16′20″W / 55.249955°N 7.272177°W / 55.249955; -7.272177
25 Clonca Church & Cross Church, High Cross & Grave Slab Clonca High Cross West Face and Church 2014 09 09.jpg Clonca 55°16′04″N 7°10′25″W / 55.267882°N 7.173547°W / 55.267882; -7.173547
174 Donegal Castle Castle Donegalcastle.jpg Donegal 54°39′18″N 8°06′39″W / 54.654922°N 8.110847°W / 54.654922; -8.110847 (Donegal Castle)
175 Donegal Abbey Friary (Franciscan) Donegal Friary SE 2009 09 23.jpg Glebe 54°39′01″N 8°06′55″W / 54.650389°N 8.115289°W / 54.650389; -8.115289 (Donegal Abbey)
658 Inishkeel Island Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Site Church ruins, Inishkeel island. - geograph.org.uk - 135936.jpg Innishkeel Island 54°50′48″N 8°27′11″W / 54.846769°N 8.45295°W / 54.846769; -8.45295
139.03 Malin Beg (Glencolumbkille) Church & Ringfort Templecavan Church 2007 08 21.jpg Malin Beg 54°39′54″N 8°46′14″W / 54.665009°N 8.770639°W / 54.665009; -8.770639
139.04 Malin More (Glencolumbkille) Megalithic Tombs Malin More Portal Tomb 2015 09 07.jpg Malin More 54°40′57″N 8°43′15″W / 54.682566°N 8.720830°W / 54.682566; -8.720830
639 Newmills Corn and Flax Mills Milling Complex NewmillsCorn AndFlax Mills.jpg Milltown 54°55′45″N 7°48′31″W / 54.929152°N 7.80864°W / 54.929152; -7.80864
453 Pluck Standing Stone Standing Stone Pluck 54°56′23″N 7°38′11″W / 54.939586°N 7.636319°W / 54.939586; -7.636319
23 Ray Church Church & Cross Ray church cross falcarragh co donegal.jpg Ray (Raymunterdoney) 55°08′51″N 8°04′14″W / 55.147379°N 8.070682°W / 55.147379; -8.070682
463 Beltany Stone circle & standing stone Beltany Stone Circle P1180130.jpg Raphoe 54°51′02″N 7°36′17″W / 54.850417°N 7.604667°W / 54.850417; -7.604667 (Beltany)
24 Tory Island Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Site Tory Island Cliffs 2005 08 10.jpg Tory Island 55°15′45″N 8°13′00″W / 55.2626°N 8.2168°W / 55.2626; -8.2168 (Tory Island)
435 O'Doherty's Keep Castle Buncrana O'Daherty's Castle N 2014 09 12.jpg Tullyarvan 55°08′23″N 7°27′52″W / 55.139652°N 7.464566°W / 55.139652; -7.464566

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