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Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy is a small town in Co Donegal. It lies on the county's north west coast on the west side of Sheephaven Bay on the N56 road. The centre of Dunfanaghy is a small square with a market house built in 1847 and a quay built in 1831. There are four churches in the town including a Presbyterian, Catholic and Church of Ireland. The village is also home to a golf club, several art galleries and craft shops, and a museum, situated in part of a former workhouse, which describes the effects of the Irish Potato Famine on Dunfanaghy. There is also hotels, pubs and shops as well as a GAA club. Just outside the village is a three-mile-long sandy beach known as Killahoey Strand. West of Dunfanaghy are New Lake and Tramore Strand, a two-mile-long beach. Also nearby is Sessiagh Lough, a small lough with a crannog in the middle. Across the bay from Dunfanaghy is Horn Head, which shelters Dunfanaghy from the Atlantic Ocean and is an Irish Natural Heritage Area. Other sights in the vicinity include: Ards Forest Park, Ards (Capuchin) Friary, Glenveagh National Park, Doe Castle and theDerryveagh Mountains, the most prominent being Muckish Mountain and Mount Errigal. Lough Swilly Buses serve the area with four buses per day going from Dunfanaghy to Letterkenny and vice versa. Lough Swilly Buses also provide school transport to primary schools and the main secondary schools Saint Eunan's College and Loreto Convent in Letterkenny during school terms. John McGinley Coach Travel serve Dunfanaghy with a stop on the Annagary to Letterkenny route to Dublin.

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AMV €90,000
Sappagh, Muff, Donegal
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