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Carndonagh is a town on the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland, close to Trawbreaga Bay. It is the site of the Donagh Cross (or St. Patrick's Cross), believed to date to the 7th century. The original Irish name, Carn Domhnach, means the burial mound of the church.The town is laid out around a central square, or Diamond, and is dominated by its Italianate Catholic church. It is home to national schools such as both St. Patrick's GNS and BNS and Carndonagh Community School, formerly the largest community school in Ireland. Carndonagh has a community of active musicians, artists and writers and is home to the Inishowen Carnival Group and the Inishowen Gospel choir (both international performers).TransportCarndonagh railway station opened on 1 July 1907, but finally closed on 2 December 1935.There are private coach services from the town to Derry and Dublin.Carndonagh is on the R238, R240 and R244 regional roads.SportSome of the sports clubs and organisations active within the community in Carndonagh are: Carndonagh GAA - the local Gaelic football club which participates in the AllSportStore.com Division 4. Carndonagh F.C. - the local soccer club, participating in the Inishowen Football League.Inishowen Rugby Club - Promoted four seasons in a row and participating in an Ulster league. Inishowen Athletic Club Carndonagh Boxing ClubCarndonagh Dodgeball ClubD.A.M.A.F.I. Martial arts class Carndonagh is in County Donegal. Take stress off the schedule by using our Ireland day trip tool .
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