"The fun way to learn history..."
Welcome to the Cairn Homepage


The Cairn is situated in Greencastle Inishowen

Co. Donegal and since opening in 1999 it has proved to be a popular tourist attraction for coach tours, school groups and day trippers


Owned and managed by singer/songwriter Patsy Cavanagh, The Cairn is noted for its warm welcome to all who visit

Whether you are visiting Inishowen or just living up the road you are very welcome to

The Cairn



Ample coach and car parking space combined with all facilities for the disabled help to make The Cairn a must see when you come to Inishowen.



Booking advisable

   Tel: 074 9381104










The Story of 1916

Have we been to your school?

The Dublin Lockout of 1914,The beginning of the Great War

The events leading up to The Easter Rising and its aftermath are all presented and explored in this Drama for primary schools
















The Cairn


Ireland Through the Ages Tour

From the First Farmer to the recent past

this tour brings our culture to life through lighting, voiceover, life size figures

and miniature diarama of Irish countryside



"The highlight of our holiday"

"Culture and Craic rolled into one"

"See you next year"


Summer Drama








For more information contact
The Cairn Visitor Centre, Greencastle on: - 074 93 81104.
International Code: - 00 353
Address:-Drumaweir, Greencastle, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
© The Cairn
or Email us at cairnthe@eircom.net

This project was supported by Inishowen Rural Development Ltd.