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Latest stories from around the Council:

    25 May 2023    Donegal Film Office Bursary Awarded

    Donegal Film Office at Donegal County Council is delighted to announce Re- Act Productions is the recipient of the 2023 Donegal Film Bursary funded by Creative Ireland. Read more ...

    24 May 2023    Notice of High Fire Risk (Condition Orange)

    The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a Fire Danger Notice, Condition Orange, for all areas where hazardous fuels such as gorse, heather, dried grasses, and other vegetation exist. The Notice is in effect until 6.00 pm on 29th May 2023. Read more...

    23 May 2023    Earning Civic Dollars is a Walk in the Park!

    The Chair of Donegal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), Cllr. Niamh Kennedy has launched the Civic Dollars project - a community reward platform designed to increase time spent in outdoor, local recreational spaces across Donegal. Read more ...

    22 May 2023    Register your ‘Heritage Week’ Events

    National Heritage Week takes place from Saturday, August 12 to Sunday, August 20 this year. The Heritage Council is encouraging people, community groups, families, organisations, newcomers, enthusiasts and experts to get involved in National Heritage Week by organising an event or 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