New for off-season periods (Click here for details)

We close during the winter months, but due to many requests, we are now making the complete Anseo B&B available for rent throughout the period when we are closed, making a stay in Anseo available all year round.

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Anseo B&B, Dunfanaghy.

Tel: +353 (0) 74 91 36 609

Email: lisa@tatuanseo.com

A Few of the Many Historical Sites in and around Dunfanaghy

The Workhouse Heritage Centre

At the top of the village, just 10 minutes walk from Anseo B&B is the old Dunfanaghy workhouse, which housed many of the homeless during the famine. Today it houses exhibitions about local culture and history, a coffee shop, a children’s play area, and many other facilities.

The Film Set

Hidden up beyond Falcarragh, is the old railway station that was used for the location of the 1992 film The Railway Station Man, starring Donald Sutherland, and Julie Christie. Stories still abound about the antics that Mr Sutherland got up to during his stay during the filming. The railway used to run from Letterkenny to Burtonport, and passed through this remote location on its way. It finally closed in January 1947.

The Famine Graveyard

Just 15 minutes walk from Anseo B&B, up behind the village of Dunfanaghy lies one of the most poignant places I have ever visited. During the famine many victims were buried here in unmarked graves. There are no headstones, but a simple bog-wood cross is the sad memorial to those who perished through hunger and disease, and now lie here. Despite it’s sad history, this is a beautiful, tranquil and thought-provoking place.