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Drone Footage Of Flooding in Donegal

November 17, 2015

The recent heavy storms have led to a lot of flooding in parts of the country. This video shows the effect on Clady when the River Finn burst its banks.

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Letterkenny Is The Tidiest Town In Ireland

September 29, 2015

Letterkenny has been identified as the Tidiest Town in Ireland. The Tidy Towns competition has been running since 1958 and Letterkenny has entered every year since 1959. This year 862 towns and villages entered The competition is organised by the Irish Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in order to honour the tidiest […]

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Old Picture Of The Week: Killybegs 1890’s

July 4, 2015

Killybegs in Co. Donegal has been a fishing port for a very long time. However, unlike the towns we looked at recently, this is one that has undergone large changes in the last hundred years. Above we see Killybegs from the land, looking out to sea. Notice the church with the battlements towards the right. […]

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Old Picture Of The Week: Bundoran

June 13, 2015

Our picture this week is Bundoran. Taken around the 1890’s it shows a day out at the beach. Even given Irish weather it seems that they might be a little overdressed. Apart from that it seems little has changed – kids still enjoy searching through rock pools for crabs while parent still watch-on closely.   […]

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