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Dooniver is located on the east coast of Achill Island. Surrounding villages include Askill, Tóin an tSeanbhaile and Bunnacurry. The townland of Dooniver is broken into a number of subsections - Bullsmouth, Claddagh, Dooniver, The Brae, Baile na locha (Lakeside), Dionn, Áird Mhór, New Road and Sebastopol, etc. Dooniver has a number of beaches including Dooniver strand and Bullsmouth Beach. Just off the village is the island of Innisbiggle.
The following list taken from The Mayo County Council Website shows the population of the village in the years 1841 - 1921
Facilities and amenities
Dooniver has a number of amenities a National School, hall, garage, plant hire, headstone maker and coffee shop. There is a bed and breakfast and caravan park. The village has one postbox, one bus stop and is served by Bus Éireann 440 once a day in each direction.
Dooniver has a National School (founded in 1910). The National School was originally in Bullsmouth, but was later moved. Students had a choice of going to either McHale College or Scoil Damhnait which is located in Pollranny in the Achill area but now go to the new Colaiste Pobail Acla.
Dooniver once had a soccer team called the Dooniver Swifts which played in the Mayo & District League. There is a GAA Pitch in the area called St.Joseph's Park. Dooniver is a part of the St. Colman's (Dooniver, Askill, Valley, Dugort and Dookinella) local GAA team and the 'DVD' (Dooniver, Valley, Dugort) soccer team. The renowned pro boxer Johnny Kilbane has relatives in the village.
- Táin Bó Flidhais A 12th-century document
- Glenmason manuscript 12th century
- "Fintan mac Bóchra and the Hawk of Achill" 15th-century poem