Traders want Temple Bar type quarter for Letterkenny

Local traders in Letterkenny are exploring the idea of developing a themed quarter in the Lower Main Street area.

Traders have been in touch with the business Chamber and are proposing a unique space in the area for shops, bars and restaurants.

The promoters are modelling their idea on similar type quarters like the Titantic quarter in Belfast and Temple Bar in Dublin.

Businessman and Nite Club owner Jason Black, says if the town's architecture is changed, then more events may come to the town:

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