R245 road (Ireland)

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R245 road
R245 between Ramelton and Milford
Route information
Length44.9 km[1][2] (27.9 mi)
Major junctions
FromIRL N56.svg N56 at Middle Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
ToIRL N56.svg N56 at Rosscad
Road network

The R245 road is a regional road in Ireland. It is a loop road from the N56 road in County Donegal.[1][2] Sections of the road form part of the Wild Atlantic Way.[3]

The R245 travels north from the N56 at Letterkenny to Ramelton. From Ramelton the road travels north again to Milford and then along Mulroy Bay before turning west to Carrigart. At Carrigart, the R248 road leads to the Rosguill Peninsula and its Atlantic Drive.[4] From Carrigart the R245 turns southwest crossing the Lackagh River before rejoining the N56. The R245 is 44.9 km (27.9 mi) long.[2]


  1. ^ a b "S.I. No. 54/2012 – Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012". Government of Ireland. 28 Feb 2012. Retrieved 26 Mar 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Google (26 Mar 2016). "Ramelton Rd to R245" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 26 Mar 2016.
  3. ^ "Wild Atlantic Way: Explore The Route". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 26 Mar 2016.
  4. ^ Poole, Susan; Gallagher, Lyn (2008). AA Best Drives Ireland. The Automobile Association. p. 126. ISBN 978-0-7495-4430-0.