A Letterkenny resident who started charting his favourite places in Donegal five years ago has pulled them all together in a huge map. Colin ‘Colly’ Farrell’s colourful creation has just gone on display in the Silver Tassie, the first place to make it on to the impressive trail. Colly, who is originally from Dublin but […]
Climate change map shows dangers for Donegal
WITH sea levels continuing to rise, vast swathes of coastal Donegal could be submerged underwater by 2030 if action on climate change is not taken. A recent UN report, which was released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said temperature rise will hit 1.5C by 2040 even in the best care scenario where […]
Map reveals impact of Covid-19 on local areas
DETAILS on where confirmed Covid-19 cases are located in Donegal are published in a new publicly accessible database on the pandemic outbreak in Ireland. The updated Covid-19 dashboard shows figures by electoral districts. Donegal has seen just one recorded case of the virus in the past month. It reveals that Letterkenny Rural, with a population […]
Donegal tourism drive is huge success
THE Wild Atlantic Way initiative is driving visitor numbers to Donegal “beyond expectations”.
Mystery Donegal placenames on ancient Italian map
A NUMBER of unknown Donegal placenames have appeared on the oldest known separate individual map of the island of Ireland.