1891 Railway Station Bundoran Co Donegal

1891 - Railway Station, Bundoran, Co. Donegal - Architecture of Donegal, Lost Buildings of Ireland - Archiseek - Irish Architecture

The first official mention of Bundoran was in 1777 when Viscount Enniskillen built Bundoran lodge, his summer residence. The building still exists to this day and is known as Homefield House. The Viscount seems to have started a trend amongst his contemporaries as more and more of them discovered Bundoran, and visited it to enjoy the seaside location. Indeed such was its popularity that Bundoran became known as the Brighton of Ireland.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

Picture of Bundoran from the Boat Quay.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

Bundoran as a destination remained popular throughout the 20th Century and it's appeal has been further enhanced  by developments in recent years of the Water World Complex and building of New Hotels,  Self-Catering apartments and houses.

Bundoran as a destination remained popular throughout the Century and it's appeal has been further enhanced by developments in recent years of the Water World Complex and building of New Hotels, Self-Catering apartments and houses.

Single Street, was where the majority of the local native population lived, Across the bridge in what is the West End, was the area of residence favoured by the more affluent classes.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

With the advances in travel in particular the railway, Bundoran's popularity spread across the class barriers. With the opening of the railway link to Belfast & onto Dublin more people of  East coast of Ireland discovered the appeal of Bundoran & returned year after year.The best-known hotel & indeed one of Bundorans best landmarks The Great Northern Hotel was constructed by The Great Northern Railway Railway Company during this period.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

Historical Picture of Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Bundoran or as it is known in Irish "Bun Dobhrain" which means the foot of the little water, was actually up untill over a century ago 2 seperate villages . In between these two seperate communities lay the historic townland of Drumacrin.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

The area of Drumacrin is now part of what today's town centre. It was only after the opening of the railway station in 1866 that the 2 distinct communities developed & merged to what we nowadays as Bundoran.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

Historical Picture of Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Bundoran or as it is known in Irish "Bun Dobhrain" which means the foot of the little water, was actually up untill over a century ago 2 seperate villages . In between these two seperate communities lay the historic townland of Drumacrin.

Learn more about the rich heritage of historic Bundoran. It is a town steeped in history that has influenced County Donegal and beyond for centuries.

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