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Ballybofey, Co. Donegal

Ballybofey, County Donegal (Bealach Féich - Fiach's Road) or alternatively Bailebo Fiach (bailebo - that area of land assessed for one cow as a yearly tax) and Stranorlar (Srath an Urláir - the place in the valley beside the river) are situated on the south and north banks of the River Finn respectively, and is sometimes referred to as the Finn Valley. The towns grew rapidly in the 19th and 20th centuries and are popular shopping and commercial centres for the people of the Finn Valley.

The woods around Drumboe are owned by Coillte (the Irish forestry management service) where there is a woodland walk.

The only inland 18-hole golf course in the county is an amenity shared by these two busy market towns. Ballybofey and Stranorlar Golf Club is set among pleasant valleys which are backed by mountains.

Fishing is also available in the area and fishing rights are owned by the local angler's club.

Gardens

Glenveagh Castle Gardens - County Donegal Ireland
Glenveagh Castle Gardens
Glenveagh, Co. Donegal
The more improbable the location the more exotic a garden seems, like some silken tent pitched in a savage wilderness. There could hardly be more Gothic setting for Glenveagh Castle than the wild vastness of Lough Veagh. The isolated ice age vall ...
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Golf

Donegal Golf Club - Murvagh Donegal County Donegal ireland
Donegal Golf Club
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Course Type: Parkland
Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh, Co Donegal is an outstanding links golf course. Designed by the legendary course architect, Eddie Hackett, it is continually featured in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Ireland and Great Britain.
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Strabane Farmers Market - Origin - Co Tyrone - Last Saturday Each Month
 Strabane Origin Farmers Market - Last Saturday of month 10am - 2pm

The Score Centre, Dock Rd, Strabane, Co Tyrone BT82 8EE

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Tourist Attractions

Donegal County Museum - Letterkenny County Donegal Ireland
Donegal County Museum
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
The Museum houses a fascinating range of artefacts covering all aspects of life in Donegal from the Stone Age to the 20th Century. A series of temporary exhibitions are held in the ground floor gallery throughout the year. These exhibitions cover ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Harvey's Point
Lough Eske, Co. Donegal
Blessed with one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, on the shores of Lough Eske, the Gysling family’s hotel is in a setting reminiscent of their native Switzerland - a dramatic backdrop for those who opt to arrive by helicopter or ...
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