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Donegal hopes to attract Celtic cousins 26.03.15

DONEGAL hopes to attract extra tourists from Scotland this summer after the launch of the county's new tourism brochure in Glasgow.
The launch, was performed at the Scottish Market by Lord Provost of Glasgow City Council, Sadie Docherty, and was attended by Pat Bourne, Irelandís Consul General in Scotland, staff of Tourism Ireland, Scottish tourism operators, executives from Donegal County Council and invited guests.
Pictured, from left, at the launch of the Donegal Tourism brochure in Glasgow are, Sarah Meehan, Donegal Tourism; Barney McLaughlin, Donegal County Council; Shane Smyth, Donegal Tourism; Linda Duncan, Tourism Ireland in Scotland; Lord Provost Sadie Docherty, Glasgow City Council; Caroline Mulligan, Tourism Ireland; Seamus Neely, Chief Executive of Donegal County Council and Chairman of Donegal Tourism and Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. John Campbell.
Ms Docherty told of her passion and love for Donegal and recalled many of her visits there.
She was particularly impressed with the cover of the brochure which features Mount Errigal and reminded her of the view from her own holiday home where she frequently visits with her extended family, said a Council spokesperson.
Donegal Tourism chairman Seamus Neely emphasised the strong relationship between both areas and said Scottish accents were commonplace in Donegal.
Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr John Campbell said the new brochure, which outlined the county's facilities and attractions, was being well received.
Donegal Tourism representatives also took advantage of the high footfall in St Enochís shopping centre in Glasgow to distribute the brochure.
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