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Latest stories from around the Council:

    17 April 2024    Start of €4.6m Rathmullan Pier Refurbishment Project

    Rathmullan is a strategic port along the north coast of Ireland being the only facility that can provide a sheltered berth for vessels up to 5,000 tonnes and up to 100m in length with draught up to 8m. Rathmullan is a Pelagic Species Landing Port Read more...

    17 April 2024    Launch of the Bealtaine Arts Festival 2024

    The Bealtaine Festival, Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age, will be bursting onto the scene in Donegal this May, offering a month-long exploration of the arts for older people. The festival, now in its 27th Year, was Read more ...

    16 April 2024    Vacant and Derelict Properties – Information Events

    Donegal County Council is holding information events to provide information on the supports available to refurbish Vacant and Derelict properties. Please come along and find out further information on the following supports – no appointments are needed: Read more ...

    16 April 2024    Three Trees to Carndonagh Greenway Public Consultation

    Donegal County Council with the support of Transport Infrastructure Ireland invite residents of the area, members of the public and other interested parties to participate in the first non-statutory public consultation for the Three Trees to Carndonagh Greenway Project. Read More...

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About the Communications Office


The role of Donegal County Councils Communications Office is to proactively engage with the media so as to ensure effective communication with the public.


What do we do? 

  • Provide the Donegal County Council enquiry service for the media
  • Issue official Donegal County Council comment to the media
  • Draft and issue press releases and promote Donegal County Council related stories
  • Highlight and promote the services, supports and activities of Donegal County Council.
  • Facilitate interaction between the organisation and the media.
  • Oversee Donegal County Councils online presence including websites and social media sites. 


Making a press query


To make a press or media query, please contact our Communications Office at [email protected] or call 074 91 72206.


All other queries should be directed to Donegal County Council




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