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Teelin is a Gaeltacht village close to Slieve League (Sliabh Liag), at the northwest end of Donegal Bay. While only around 10m deep, its harbour is filled with life, and divers can launch boats from the slip (but please note that it can dry out at low tide). Quite close to Malin Beg, from this diving site you can also access Rathlin O’Birne, swell dependent. A chance of spotting dolphins or basking sharks with a certainty of lobsters, crayfish and schools of mackeral or pollock.

Diving profileTeelin

  • Level: Beginners to Advanced
  • Min / max depth:  2m - 10m
  • Seabed: Rock and sand
  • Average water Temperature: Winter/Spring (8ºC-12ºC) Summer/Autumn(10ºC-17ºC)
  • Visibility: Good
  • Best season for diving: April - October
  • Closest hyperbaric chamber: 1h 22 min (78km)