Donegal TV on the air from 7 o’clock tonight

Donegal TV will broadcast for the first time tonight on Sky satellite channel 191 and Freesat channel 400 from 7pm

In April four programmes will be broadcast each Thursday across the UK and Ireland focussing on 'The Gathering' - people from around the word can access the programmes via the Donegal TV website.

It is hoped that more regular programming will be broadcast in the long term.

Paul McLoone is involved with Donegal TV - he says the county has had to rely on national stations for positive coverage for too long: