R257 road (Ireland)

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R257 road
Sheep grazing by the R257 in Meenaclady
Route information
Length25.8 km (16.0 mi)
Major junctions
FromIRL N56.svg N56 Gort a' Choirce
 Crosses Owentully River, Owenwillin River, Yellow River, Glen River, Owencronahulla River
Passes through Derrybeg
Crosses Catheen River
R258 Regional Route Shield Ireland.png R258 Bunbeg
ToIRL N56.svg N56 Dore (north of Crolly)
Road network

The R257 road is a regional road in Ireland, located in County Donegal. It is a scenic route, skirting around the edge of the Bloody Foreland.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "R257 - Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki". sabre-roads.org.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  2. ^ "S.I. No. 54/2012 - Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012". irishstatutebook.ie. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  3. ^ DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland, p. 228

Coordinates: 55°03′44″N 8°18′02″W / 55.062207°N 8.300626°W / 55.062207; -8.300626