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Ballybofey & Stranorlar
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Issac Butt
Issac Butt

Ballybofey [Bealach Féich - Fiach's Road ] and Stranorlar [Srath an Urláir - the place in the valley beside the river] are situated on the south and north banks of the River Finn respectively. The 19th century poetess, Francis Browne, was born in Stranorlar. Her contemporary, the orator and founder of the Home Government Party, Issac Butt, is buried in the Protestant graveyard in Ballybofey. The towns grew rapidly in the 19th and 20th centuries and are popular shopping and commercial centres for the people of the Finn Valley.
Tá Bealach Féich [Fiach's Road] suite ar thaobh thuaidh abhainn na Finne agus tá Srath an Urláir [the place in the valley beside the river] suite ar an taobh dheas den abhainn. Rugadh an banfhile 19ú h-aois Francis Browne i Srath an Urlár. Tá a comhaimseartha Issac Butt curtha i reilig protastúnach i mBealach Féich. Bhunaigh an óráidí Isaac Butt pairtí an Rialtais Dúchais. D'fhás na bailte móra seo go h-an ghásta sa naoú h-aois déag agus sa fichú h-aois. Bailte móra coitianta iad do dhaoine ó Ghleann Mhagh an Fhinne le haghaidh síopadoireacht agus cursaí gnó. ©

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