Survey suggests Donegal will get a tourism boost from the London Olymics

The has been a 400% increase in online enquiries for Donegal which is being attributed to holiday goers seeking an alternative to London.

According to Hotels.com there has been a surge in UK travellers looking up destinations in Ireland in the last fortnight indicating as many are planning a break away here during the Olympics.

The biggest increase in enquiries was for Offaly at 600% followed by Dublin and Carlow.

Donegal's increase was 393% ranking it 7th.

Leitrim came out bottom - searches for that county increased only by half.