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Developing our Tourism Product


Donegal County Council delivers a number of schemes supporting the development of the tourism sector in Donegal.

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Minor Tourism Related Works Grant Scheme 2024

Donegal County Council is inviting community groups to apply for funding under the Minor Tourism Related Works Grant Scheme 2023. This scheme will fund works that will enhance tourism product offering in various locations in the county including for example signage, improved access to popular visitor sites and attractions such as waterfalls, heritage sites, historic graveyards*, scenic spots, picnic areas, beaches etc.

The application process is now closed.

For queries, please contact: [email protected] or phone 074 9153900.


Donegal Regional Festivals and Participative Events Funding 2024

Donegal County Council is inviting applications for funding under the Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. This Programme aims to support festivals and participative events that will drive domestic tourism and help to improve the visitor experience.

The application process for 2024 is now closed

For queries, please contact: [email protected] or phone 074 9153900.


Bundoran – Oceanside Seating experience project at Westend Car Park

The Council’s Economic Development Section is responsible for the promotion of tourism and business activities within the County. This project will support business as they adapt to the transition to outdoor hospitality and leisure activities.

Donegal County Council proposes to carry out the following works:

  • Construction of a new covered outdoor seating area with cultural performance area & storage; and
  • All associated ancillary works to include alterations to existing car park, enhancements to public lighting, drainage and utilities, connection to services, landscaping, development related signage & public art within the overall development.

 All associated ancillary site works shall be located within the townland of Magheracar, Bundoran in the Donegal Municipal District.