A large bathing pool.
1700s to 1850s
Bundoran was developing as an Atlantic coast holiday resort.
After the 1866 opening of a railway station called Bundoran, two previously distinct communities merged to form present-day Bundoran. By making Bundoran more accessible from Belfast and Dublin, the railway helped Bundoran become a popular seaside resort.
1900 to 1999
Bundoran remained a popular tourist destination.
This bathing pool appeared in tourist guides and on postcards of Bundoran in the late-twentieth century.
2000 to present
Bundoran remained a popular tourist destination and gained recognition as one of the Ireland’s and Europe’s best surfing spots. 2011 tourist information gives the name of this pool as the Horse Pool (Thrupenny Pool).