Ballintra - Cave system known as Pullans
Moonlit nights (reoccurring)
The sound of pipes echoes throughout this cave structure on certain nights, as the ghost of a piper tries to find his way out.
A ghostly green lady.
Ballyshannon - The Barracks, Erne Bridge
This old garrison building was said to be haunted by a green lady, though little more is known about her.
Bundoran - Close to an unidentified stream in the area
The local giant fought another giant who wandered into his land. The local giant managed to kill the newcomer, who, it transpired, was his son.
Bundoran - Roguey Walk, Tullan Strand
It was said that the Fair Folk danced upon the Fairy Bridges, which are actually naturally formed sea stacks. There is also another formation close by known as the Wishing Chair.
Convoy - Unnamed farm
After two calves found half eaten, fears were expressed that a large cat was on the loose in the area. A local RSPCA inspector said it was unlikely that a dog would be able to cause so much damage to the dead animals.
A ghostly lady in blue.
Creeslough - Unnamed manor house (now demolished)
The appearance of a phantom woman in blue was said to be so common that she appeared every night. After a team of friars intervened, the ghost was never seen again.
Crolly - The Large Rock Of The Foxes Leap, aka Crolly Stone
Fionn Mac Cumhaill threw this large boulder during the pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne but missed his targets. It is said to grant a wish if three small stones can be successfully thrown on top of it. Another legend says the boulder will roll if the most beautiful maiden in the all the land stands in its shadow.
Dungloe - Kerrytown shrine
29 September 2009, 8pm
Fourteen people claimed to witness crosses that formed in the sky above the shrine, before the statue became animated and began to weep.
Fintown - Lough Muck
A female witness reported seeing a strange creature with two humps in the lough.
Frosses - Roose Bridge
During the Great Famine, a pot filled with gruel was left on the bridge for passersby to eat. Not everyone who walked along the route survived, and a few of those people now remain.
Gola Roads, Inishinny - Bunbeg, general area
After a particularly fierce storm, the body of a boat's captain known to the locals was discovered on the shoreline. His body was taken back to the mainland, though shortly after he briefly appeared in the hamlet, standing in the doorway of a hut.
Lovers reunited after death.
Greencastle - Site of ruined castle
The daughter of Earl William and the son of Sir Walter Burk fell in love; unfortunately, their parents were mortal enemies. When Earl Williams discovered the relationship, he locked the young man in a tower to starve to death. When Williams' daughter tried to help her lover, she was killed. The pair are now united as spectres.
Lough Derg - Exact location not known
Mid nineteenth century
A group of children encountered between eight and ten fairies dancing to music. One of the little people charged towards the children, striking one girl with a plant - the children ran home, and the girl who was hit later collapsed, only waking when a priest visited her.
Lough Derg - Waters of the lough
Late nineteenth century
A phantom rowing boat was said to haunt this body of water, although no crew could ever be seen within. It would be accompanied with music and voices.
Lough Swilly - Waters of the lough
Suileach was a huge creature with many eyes and spread terror throughout the county. The creature is thought to have been killed by Saint Colum Cuille in the sixth century.
Lough Waskel - Waters of the lough
A fisherman is said to have caught a strange brown creature covered in creamy blotches here.
Manorcunningham - Sharon Rectory
This property featured in several media outlets in 2021 when occupant Emma Louise Tully said she had been physically attacked by ghosts. Tully had also encountered a protective blue misty figure, thought to be Sara Waller who was murdered on the site.
The ghostly white lady of County Donegal.
Raphoe - General area
After a tall ghostly white woman began to walk the streets at night, it was reported many residents refused to leave their homes after dark.
Raphoe - Well (no longer present)
This well was said to inform people how much longer they had to live. If someone looked into it and the water bubbled and overflowed, they had a long life ahead of them. However, if the water level sank lower, then the end was nigh.