Concern that Donegal’s tourism potential is not being realised


There have been claims that Donegal is suffering a loss in the tourism sector with Failte Irelands latest reports suggesting there is significant gap in numbers visiting the county.

When compared with other counties, Kerry receives over 1m overseas visitors per year as against 250,000 in Donegal whilst Galway attracts 775,000 domestic visitors as against 274,000 in Donegal.

Councillor Sean McEniff has been highlighting the issue, he says it is the result of tourism decisions being centralised in the capital: