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Donegal on its marks for Olympics 29.01.08

DONEGAL County Council has produced a promotional brochure as a "calling card" to more than 400 Olympics-related groups around the world.
The brochure was launched last week along with a Donegal Olympic Response Team as part of the campaign to promote the county as a destination for pre-games training camps prior to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Donegal Mayor, Cllr. John Boyle said he was delighted to launch the campaign.
"It will see Donegal being promoted to over 400 sporting organisations throughout the world as an ideal location for pre-games training camps for the London 2012 Games," he said.
The new Donegal Olympic Response Team will provide a first point of contact for enquiries for prospective teams while the Council will also work closely with the Donegal Sports Partnership in co-ordinating
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) is responsible for preparing and staging the 2012 Games. LOCOG is led by Sebastian Coe (bottom image) and Paul Deighton (top image).
familiarisation visits to the county.
Meanwhile, the new promotional brochure profile Donegal’s appeal in terms of accommodation, access, transport, culture training facilities, medical supports and broadband-telecommunication services.
Cllr. Boyle added: “I would like to wish this initiative every success in its endeavours to capitalise not only on the economic opportunities that London 2012 presents but also on securing a positive legacy for sport in Donegal.”
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