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Urris, Co. Donegal

Urris is an area in the west of the parish of Clonmany, in County Donegal, Ireland. The area hosts the Urris Gaelic Athletic Association team for Gaelic football, which has a pitch located just outside Urris, in the Townland of Straid. Gap of Mamore. History[edit source | edit]

Urris has some local tourist attractions, such as Lenan, Tullagh and Rockstown sandy beaches and a number of raised peeble beaches, Lenan pier and Gap of Mamore - the site of a holy well where Saint Columbanus is believed to have vanquished the water dragon Giollamach, Dunaff Head is the site of Ireland's oldest neolithic campsite.

There is still a number of traditional thatched cottages in good condition within Urris, the townland of Urrismanagh also contains some fine examples of reconstructed traditional housing. The Holy Well at Mamore. See also[edit source | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit source | edit] ^
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