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How happy are we in Donegal?

Happiness Survey


How happy are we in Donegal?  That’s the question that this new survey, being undertaken by our Research and Policy Unit, is trying to answer.  Complete the survey here (in English) or here (in Irish).


This survey, known as the Donegal Happiness Survey is being undertaken on behalf of the Donegal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), who want to find out how residents in County Donegal rate their quality of life, their satisfaction levels with existing services, their links to their surrounding community and their expectations for their futures.


We are keen to hear from all parts of Donegal and from people of different ages, backgrounds and interests about what is important to them and how they would rate their quality of life in Donegal. 


This survey will be carried out on an annual basis and it will provide an important benchmark on the quality of life that currently exists across different rural and urban locations in the county.  The findings will help us inform future plans and policies of the Donegal LCDC and all the agencies and partner organisations involved with the committee”.


Donegal LCDC is made up of elected members, council officials, representatives from state agencies, private and community & voluntary sector and is responsible for the 6 year Local Economic and Community Plan and coordinating local and community development activity in Donegal.


This survey will be live from Monday 22 to Sunday 4 Nov, 2018 and can be completed here in English or here in Irish or you can also pick up a questionnaire from your local Council Office, Library or community centre and post it back to: Donegal Happiness Survey, Research & Policy Unit, DonegalCounty Council, Station Island, Lifford, Co. Donegal.