Bundoran Holiday Homes Donegal
Those entering County Donegal from Sligo will first meet Bundoran one of Ireland’s leading seaside resorts. This town has a lovely situation on the shore of Donegal Bay, backed by mountains.
It is very popular with families, having a wide range of outdoor and indoor activities including a fine beach. The name Bundoran (from bun dobhráin, meaning the place where a little stream of water enters the sea, i.e. the inlet near the Allingham Hotel) was first used in print in 1777.
Well into the second half of the nineteenth century the two villages were separate, with the original Bundoran remaining a small and genteel watering hole for the better off, centred around ‘Bundoran Lodge’, a summer house built by Viscount Enniskillen. Viscount Enniskillen’s summer house was similar to those which had become very popular on the south coast of England.