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 sourceÂ | 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 sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ http://www.docbrown.info/docspics/irishscenes/ispage01.htm
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