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#LoveDonegal Day 2023

#LoveDonegal day 2023 will take place on Thursday, 14th September and is the day when anyone and everyone who has a connection to and an affinity for Donegal will take to their socials to proclaim their love for Donegal.

This day, which is co-ordinated by Donegal County Council’s Economic Development team, has been a huge success in previous years reaching millions of people all over the world and this year the team are keen to make it even more successful. 

Cathaoirleach Cllr Martin Harley is urging everyone to get behind the initiative saying that this is a great opportunity for people from Donegal as well as those people who have a great affinity for the county to share their thoughts with the rest of the world.

Cathaoirleach Harley said, “I’m calling on all the people of Donegal near and far to give a huge shout out to the place they call home and to support Love Donegal Day on Thursday September 14th. Over the last number of years we have had great support from various well known Donegal people who are only too pleased to support their county and highlight what makes it unique as a place to live, work, study, explore and invest in and I’m sure they will continue to support his years campaign.”

Taking part is simple. All you have to do is use the #LoveDonegal or #DúnnanGallAbú in your social media posts (across twitter and Instagram) on Thursday the 14th September. You can also tag the organisers on Instagram through @Donegal_IrelandsDNA

Tweets and posts can include:

  • Visiting, travelling and exploring Donegal.
  • The people of Donegal.
  • The landscape, coastline, islands, landmarks and scenery of Donegal.
  • Music, Arts, Sport, Marine, Culture, Food.
  • Local Businesses based in Donegal, working remotely and the Working Holiday Campaign.
  • The Gaeltacht region and the Irish language.

More information on how to get involved in the campaign are available on

Source: Donegal County Council

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