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The River Foyle, Derry

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The River Foyle is a river in west Ulster in the northwest of the island of Ireland, which flows from the confluence of the rivers Finn and Mourne at the towns of Lifford in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland, and Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. From here it flows to the city of Derry, where it discharges into Lough Foyle and, ultimately, the Atlantic Ocean. The length of the River Foyle (total) is 129 km (80ml). The river separates part of County Donegal from parts of both County Londonderry and County Tyrone. The district of County Donegal that borders the western bank of the River Foyle is traditionally known as the Laggan. This district includes the villages of St. Johnston and Carrigans, both of which are nestled on the banks of the river.Sport on the FoyleThe river is home to a number of sporting clubs and a small mooring facility has been recently added for small yachts outside the Derry City Council offices in the heart of Derry. The main sports on the river are canoeing, sailing and rowing. People partake in water-skiing and jet-skiing in the summer.
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  • I thought that it would be busy and I would see lots of small posts and different type of sailing boats, maybe it was too cold for the locals  more »
  • Scenic River with excellent walks along the quay or on the opposite side of the river. Lots of use with walkers, runners, cyclists, dog walkers and families, bright well lit path for a view of the lov...  more »
  • Great we walking path runs right down the river popular with runners, bikers and walkers. Worth taking a camera with you.  more »