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Glassagh, Derrybeg, Donegal,
Mr Gearoid MacPhaidin
Teac Jack is a traditional Irish pub, restaurant and accommodation centre that serves up great food with a warm welcome. Here you can experience Ceili and Irish language entwined with Stunning views of Bloody Foreland and the Atlantic Ocean.
Teac Jack is a family-run accommodation centre. Teac Jack offers 27 ensuite rooms, all with TV and direct dial telephone. Free WiFi is also available in the bar and all public areas.
Teac Jack is situated on the edge of Ireland’s rugged North west coast, Gweedore is in the heart of the North West Donegal Gaeltacht, an area renowned for its scenic beauty known as Bloody Foreland, Cnoc Fola, with majestic views out over the Islands of Gola, Inis Meain and Inis Oirthir on calm days or on the breathtaking stormy days.
Teac Jack offers a wide range of facilities for the discerning tourist, an auditorium for large gatherings and specialist accommodation for in-house courses in the Irish language, music and céilí dancing. Teac Jack offers packages around their own céilí nights too with a céilí each Tuesday night all year round and their céilí mór every first Sunday of the month where along with the dancing you can sample some local fare.
Teac Jack also run photography breaks in conjunction the renowned photographer Owen Clarke who has first hand knowledge of the landscape and where to take that picture with a little something special. They also run whale watching breaks in conjunction with there local experts Selkie Sailing who have an extensive and expert knowledge of the local coastal area.
It is also just a 30 minute drive to Glenveagh National Park. With an abundance of opportunities for hill walking, mountain climbing, deep sea fishing, horse riding, nature walks and golf. Teac Jack is an ideal base to start your Wild Atlantic Way adventure.
If you’re just passing through pop into their bar to sample the extensive bar menu with something for every palate with locally sourced produce. You can practice your cúpla focal or pick up a few new words from the local clientele who are always ready and eager to chat.
Come along and enjoy a truly memorable experience in participating in the céilís and trad sessions where the cead mile failte is still alive and well. In the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht, local gems/points of interest Teach Mhuiris a typical dwelling dating back to the beginning of the last Century the last traditional thatched cottage in the area . Here you will find artefacts to give you an insight of how people lived in the Cnocfola area over 100 years ago.
A traditional festival is held here annually during the last weekend in July where you can step back in time and sample the traditional style of living and surviving. Loinneog Lúnasa On the second weekend of August every year a musical fesitival hosting concerts, cabaret craiceáilte and workshops in Sean nós dancing, sean nós singing and musical instruments held in the parish of Gaoth Dobhair.