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Inver, Co. Donegal

This article is about the village in Ireland. For the Gaelic placename element meaning "confluence of waters" or "river mouth", see Aber and Inver .

Inver is a village in County Donegal, Ireland. It lies on the N56 National secondary road mid-way between Killybegs to the west and Donegal Town to the east. Inver is sometimes known as the hidden jewel of the northwest. Inver was an important whaling post in Ireland. There was a large whaling station and fleet in the Port of inver which lies 2 km from Inver Village. Thomas Nesbitt was the head of this investment. He also increased productivity by inventing the harpoon gun. The ruins of the old whaling station still remain in the port but has eroded and deteriorated to rubble. Inver has an excellent football pitch and hosts one of the Donegal leagues Footclubs called Eany Celtic. There are two churches located in Inver the Catholic church which stands on a hill in a place named Ardaghey. It also hosts a Church of Ireland church which is located beside the river in an area know as cranny. The two churches stand over-looking each other. Two stores have existed for years of which one is known as Cassidy's store that was and still is run by the Cassidy family of Inver. Spar was opened in the 80's and rivalry has followed between the two stores ever since. Inver and Inver beach.

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota may be named after Inver.
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  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 30:
      • Donegal (Abbey Hotel) - Dublin (Busras)
      • Dublin (Busras) - Glenties (Paper Shop)
    • 490:
      • Donegal (Abbey Hotel) - Glencolumbcille (School)
      • Glencolumbcille (Opp School) - Donegal (Abbey Hotel)
    • 492:
      • Donegal (Abbey Hotel) - Dungloe (Opp Sweeneys Hotel)
      • Dungloe (Opp Sweeneys Hotel) - Donegal (Abbey Hotel)

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Crona Cottage Crona Cottage

Buncronan, Drumgorman, Co. Donegal
Featuring a barbecue, Crona Cottage is a detached holiday home set in Drumgorman in the Donegal County Region. The unit is 43 km from Sligo. Free private parking is available on site.

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