The area has a small local population. It has some tourist attractions such as Dunree strand, however, it is most noted for its military museum, Fort Dunree.
Fort Dunree is located about seven miles north of Buncrana and situated along the shores of Lough Swilly. Next to the fort is Dunree Beach, which tourists and visitors use for parking. The museum houses a display of military memorabilia and artefacts as well as an array of large guns from the twentieth century. There are audio-visual displays, scenic walks and a wildlife exhibition