Fort Dunree

Buncrana, County Donegal

An historic fort located near Buncrana, County Donegal

Tourism Ireland

Fort Dunree, Dun Fhraoigh in Irish means, Fort of the Heather and indicates that this site has been an important defensive site down through history. Today however, its stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife are drawing increasing numbers of visitors to one of Inishowen's most beautiful and peaceful locations. Fort Dunree is one of the strong fortifications that were built along the coast in strategic points. Fort Dunree was first opened to the public in 1986 and has attracted tourists from all over the world ever since. The museum houses a fascinating display of military memorabilia and artefacts as well as an array of large guns from the Twentieth century.


Directions to Fort Dunree - Buncrana

Located 7 miles from Buncrana.

Sat Nav: 55.196552,-7.553233

* Pictures; courtesy of photographic unit of the department of environment, heritage and local government.

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