Doochary is a small village with a scattering of houses concentrated around the intersection where the R252 and R254 roads cross. The shop also serves as the local post office, and there is a pub. In 1997 Doochary was selected as a ‘Tidy Town’; a prestigious award coveted by towns and villages throughout Ireland.
Doochary is ideally places as a touring base and has a clean and neat appearance. Its neighbours are Dungloe to the west, Fintown to the East, Maas to the south and Glendowan to the North. It is located in the parish of Dungloe.