Census data shines light on significant role of volunteers

Census data released today shows the importance of engaging a diverse group of volunteers reflective of our communities and creating more flexible ways for people to volunteer. In Donegal, 14% of the county’s population or almost 22,800 people were volunteering in their community and various organisations in April 2022. Of these there were 11,181 females […]

Active Arranmore programme to be launched

‘Active Arranmore’, a new programme administered by Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC), will officially launch on Saturday, January 28. ‘Active Arranmore’ is a one-year programme, funded under the Empowering Communities programme, which intends to enhance and improve health and wellbeing of inhabitants and empower individuals and community groups on Arranmore island. The official launch of […]

Adding artistic touches to Donegal’s ‘Appalachian Way’

ANYONE setting out on the famous Appalachian Trail in the USA knows about the long journey ahead. But did you know that the journey ends on the other side of the Atlantic? The International Appalachian Trail (IAT) Ulster–Ireland is part of a wider international walking trail that follows the Appalachian Mountain terrain, which existed on […]

Ards Friary assisted by DLDC

DONEGAL Local Development Company (DLDC) continue to support Ards Friary in the maintenance and development of their picturesque and popular walkways.