Donegal County Council

Heritage Council funding for Donegal projects

Conservation works to the House on the Brae in Ramelton will receive part-funding under the Heritage Council’s Community Heritage Grants scheme. THE Heritage Council has awarded €45,000 in funding to community groups around County Donegal in aid of six heritage initiatives. The funding, announced under the government’s jobs stimulus package,…...

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Raphoe man spends six months cleaning up

A RAPHOE man has spent the last six months cleaning up areas around his hometown. Christy Murray voluntarily took on the mammoth task of picking up roadside litter on approaches into the town of Raphoe. The generous Raphoe man began the clean-up in March and collected a total of 4…...

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Library Service to resume on phased basis

Libraries re-open on a phased basis for Browse and Borrow Service Donegal County Council Library Service is delighted to announce a phased return of its libraries as part of the government’s roadmap to reopening society and business. Libraries in Letterkenny, Stranorlar, Buncrana, Bundoran and Gaoth Dobhair have opened their doors…...

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Ceol le Chéile virtually unstoppable with Three Little Birds

Ceol le Chéile, Donegal County Council‘s Choir of Ages, has not let current restrictions stop them singing together, virtually. The choir’s last day of rehearsal was the 6th of March and since then many members have being self-isolating at home. To keep the social aspect of the choir going, the…...

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Poetry Day with Lake of Eyes (Online) Reading

Poetry Day marked by three Lough Swilly-based artists with a live online reading. On Friday, 1st May, at 8pm Emily S Cooper, Denise Blake and Aodán McCardle will feature in the Lake of Eyes Reading. The three poets featured were busy organising a live poetry in Ramelton before COVID-19 struck.…...

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RCC ONLINE: Our Spring 2020 Programme is underway

Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny presents its first ever online programme Supported by Donegal County Council & Arts Council Ireland THE doors of the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny may be closed, but behind the scenes staff has been working on numerous initiatives to lift people’s spirits, have fun, inspire and all…...

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Council sets up FREE helpline for at risk citizens

Council takes lead in bringing together local organisations to assist at risk citizens during COVID-19 crisis. Set to come into effect from Monday 30th March, Donegal County Council is providing a dedicated FREE helpline [1800-928-982] and e-mail covidsupport@donegalcoco.ie available from 9am to 5pm AT THE instigation of Minister for Housing,…...

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Donegal Connect Wins Gold at LAMA Awards

Donegal Connect wins ‘Best Tourism Initiative’ at the All Ireland Community & Council Awards Ceremony. Pictured receiving the award are Garry Martin, Director of Service, Donegal County Council, Trish Hegarty, Inis Communications, Joan Crawford, Fáilte Ireland, Mary Daly, Donegal Tourism, Leas Cathaoirleach Cllr Niamh Kennedy, Cllr Michael Anglim, Chairperson LAMA…...

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 – Do you have a proposal?

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 -National day of youthful creativity- Do you have a proposal? Creative Ireland Donegal is seeking proposals from creatives, practitioners and organisations with suggestions from young people across the county as to what they may like to do for Cruinniú na n Óg 2020. Can you help…...

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Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme funding opportunities

Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme offers funding opportunities Applications are being invited for the Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2020 administered by Donegal County Council. The Donegal Culture & Creativity Grants Scheme 2020 is offering 15 grants of €2,000 each to projects that encourage cooperation and collaboration between…...

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