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.
Scene: Main St
Date: 1910 (estimate)
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The woods around Drumboe are owned by Coillte (the Irish forestry management service) where there is a woodland wal
Buildings of note
Ballybofey Market House is a 3 bay 2 storey building built about 1820
The River Finn passes next to the ruins of the historic Drumboe Castle
There is an interesting large raised ringfort at Dunwiley
There is also a folly called the Steeple.
The 19th century poetess, Frances Browne, was born in Stranorlar.
Her contemporary, the orator and founder of the Home Government Party, Isaac Butt, is buried in the Protestant graveyard in Stranorlar.
Ballybofey is home to Finn Park where eircom League side Finn Harps(official website) play their home games
Sean MacCumhail Park is also located in Ballybofey, where Donegal GAA play their home games
The fishing rights are owned by the local angler's club.