Nestling in the heart of Inishowen,lies the town of Carndonagh, the fastest growing town in the peninsula. It sits on the banks of the River Donagh, that flows into the dazzling Trawbreaga Bay. The town is centred on a visually appealing square, known as the Diamond. The town lies in the shadow of SlieveSnaght, which attracts many visitors as they embark on climbing its 615m terrain. .
Its Public Services Centre is located on the Malin Road Carndonagh and is home to Donegal County Council Offices, Citizen Information Centre and a very popular Community Library.
It is a town steeped in history and culture and is home to the earliest High Cross in Ireland - the 8th Century Donagh Cross. This signifies the importance of the town as an early Christian centre. The town offers many lively pubs, coffee shops and restaurants where one can relax and chill out.