Donegal Information: Buncrana

The Forts of Lough Swilly

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Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana

Lough Swilly lifeboat

click image to enlarge Lough Swilly Lifeboat Buncrana The Lough Swilly Lifeboat station in Donegal was the first station of its kind in Ireland to successfully complete the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Association) President’s Award program. It’s also the only … Continue reading

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Oscars Restaurant Buncrana

Oscars Restaurant Buncrana

Oscars Restaurant Buncrana – Oscar’s Cafe Bar & Restaurant is located in the heart of Buncrana town centre. Oscar’s central location has the added benefit of neighbouring Buncrana lively bars, cinema, night clubs and not forgetting Buncrana’s original dance hall … Continue reading

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The Crana River and Fullerton Reservoir

The Crana River and Fullerton Reservoir

The Crana River and Fullerton reservoir is controlled by the Buncrana Angling Association . The fishery is managed from a purpose built angling centre where permits, licences and fishing tackle can be purchased and where boats and rods can be … Continue reading

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North West Golf Club at Lisfannon Donegal

North West Golf Club at Lisfannon Donegal

North West Golf Club at Lisfannon Donegal – Lying between beautiful Lough Swilly and Mouldy Mountain on the Inishowen Peninsula, the North West Golf Club at Lisfannon has a wonderfully scenic setting. The course is located 4km from Buncrana, 16km … Continue reading

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The Beach House Buncrana

The Beach House Buncrana

  The Beach House Buncrana “The Beach House …A Class Act” Bridgestone Good Food Guide w: www.thebeachhouse.ie t: +353 74 9361050 The Pier, Swilly Road, Buncrana The Beach House is a delightful waterfront treasure with spectacular views over Lough Swilly … Continue reading

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Fort Dunree Military Museum

Fort Dunree

Fort Dunree Military Museum – Perched on a headland overlooking Lough Swilly, Fort Dunree is a military museum that incorporates a Napoleonic Martello  tower into more recent World War I defences. The museum complex features a wide range of exhibitions, … Continue reading

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Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival

Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival

  Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival – Derry is gearing itself up for a Hallowe’en Hooley as never before seen in the city, with the launch of its biggest ever festival programme featuring some terror-ific catwalk capers, mythical mayhem … Continue reading

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Ballyliffin Golf Club

Ballyliffin Golf Club

Ballyliffin Golf Club has recently been described as “the Ballybunion of the North” – and its not hard to see why. Located a short distance from Malin Head on the scenic Inishowen Peninsula, Ireland’s most northerly golf links covers 365 … Continue reading

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Buncrana Self Catering

Buncrana Self Catering

Buncrana Self Catering – Buncrana is located at the mouth of the Crana River on the east bank of Lough Swilly. The town’s Irish name means “Foot of the River Crana” and one of its delights is the walk under … Continue reading

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