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Getting here

Rougey Lodge is based in the town of Bundoran, Co. Donegal, on Ireland’s scenic North Western seaboard. There are many ways to get here including air, rail and road. For any further queries, you can always e-mail us!

From Dublin
Bundoran is a 3 hour drive from Dublin. If you are driving from Dublin take the N4 to Sligo, and then on to Bundoran, via the N15 from Sligo. You can also take the N3 from Dublin to Cavan and then on to Enniskillen and Bundoran. You can take the N3 or N4 exits from the M50 (Dublin’s main ring road).

Buses run regularly from Dublin to Ballyshannon (Donegal service), which is just 4 miles from Bundoran, with bus connections. You can get the Ballyshannon bus from Dublin Airport or from the city centre bus terminal (Bus Aras).

Rougey Return Bus service
New for 2016 we are running return bus transfers from Dublin every weekend.

The bus leaves Dublin city center every Friday evening at 6pm and departs Bundoran every Sunday at 3pm

Rougey Lodge is based in the town of Bundoran, Co. Donegal, on Ireland’s scenic North Western seaboard. There are many ways to get here including air, rail and road. For any further queries, you can always e-mail us!

From Dublin

Bundoran is a 3 hour drive from Dublin. If you are driving from Dublin take the N4 to Sligo, and then on to Bundoran, via the N15 from Sligo. You can also take the N3 from Dublin to Cavan and then on to Enniskillen and Bundoran. You can take the N3 or N4 exits from the M50 (Dublin’s main ring road).

Buses run regularly from Dublin to Ballyshannon (Donegal service), which is just 4 miles from Bundoran, with bus connections. You can get the Ballyshannon bus from Dublin Airport or from the city centre bus terminal (Bus Aras).

Rougey Return Bus service

New for 2016 we are running return bus transfers from Dublin every weekend.

The bus leaves Dublin city center every Friday evening at 6pm and departs Bundoran every Sunday at 3pm

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Local breaks

ft can close out however the right can handle nearly any swell.

Inside left
Just to the north of the peak is the inside left. On good days its offers a long left with barrel sections. Can be fickle but when its on its definitely on.

3D
A rock ledge that can produce sketchy barrels with a high tide. The movement of the sand bar seems to have effected 3D in recent years however its still possible with a high tide to get barreled. Probably best for body boarders.

Main Beach Sand bar
The Sandbar can produce high quality lefts and short rights at low tide. The sand bar is rarely crowded and is a good spot for intermediate riders. It is best on a low tide and can really catch south west swell.

Bundoran Main Beach
The main beach can produce good waves on a high tide with a medium to large swell. The shore break produces fast short rides in the shore break but can also produce longer rides when it breaks out back. It can handle the wind and is worth a look at high tide.

Boat Quay
The Boat Quay can produce long fast lefts in big swells. Can be sketchy when the tide is low but is often empty. Needs big swell. Best at mid to high.

The Drowes River Mouth
On biggers swells mellow lefts and rights peel off at the mouth of the Drowes River. A good intermediate wave. Located between Bundoran and Tullaghan at the Drowes Bridge.

Mullaghmore Beach
Only really has waves on huge swells, however is protected from West and south west winds. The further down the beach you go the bigger the swell but the more wind affected it becomes. To reach Mullaghmore head to Sligo and turn to the right a half mile after the Duff River bridge. Good banks when on.

Streedagh Strand, Grange, Co. Sligo
Streedagh is a north facing beach located midway between Bundoran and Sligo (turn off at Grange village). Best surfed on a mid to high tide it is somewhat sheltered from west winds, and is clean in a southwest wind. Picks up plenty of west and north swell. Can be quite punchy on a big swell. Good for intermediate level surfers. Plenty of empty peaks all along the beach, and bigger further down the beach.

Rossnowlagh Beach
Home to the annual Intercounties contest Rossnowlagh is best surfed on a mid to high tide, and has plenty of space all along the beach to accommodate any number of surfers. The waves here tend to be more mellow than Bundoran, so it is a good option if Tullan is big. Good conditions for learning. Rossnowlagh also picks up south swell. Offshore in east and south east winds. Located five miles from Ballyshannon.

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