Donegal County Council,
through Healthy Donegal, has launched a free,
convenient, pocket-sized guide to playgrounds across
The Donegal Playground Passport contains a map with
forty playgrounds numbered and listed in each municipal
district. Each playground is accompanied by a QR code
and GPS coordinates that will take you straight to the
swings and slides. The guide also includes details of
some of the free or low-cost activities in the nearby
area for those looking to extend their day out.
To download a copy of the
Playground Passport visit
Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Liam
Blaney was delighted to announce that the Playground
Passports will be distributed to all primary schools
throughout the county over the coming weeks and will
also be available from local libraries, tourism offices
and family resource centres. Cllr. Blaney acknowledged
and paid tribute to the parents, volunteers and
community groups who work tirelessly alongside the
council to manage and maintain playgrounds throughout
the county to ensure a safe environment for children to
The Launch of the Donegal
Playground Passport. Pictured L-R: Paddy Doherty,
Divisional Manager, Donegal County Council (DCC); Cllr.
Liam Blaney, Cathaoirleach of DCC; Seamus Canning, Area
Manager, DCC; Cllr. Donal Mandy Kelly, Mayor of
Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District; Margaret
Fitzgerald, Healthy Ireland Coordinator and John G.
McLaughlin, Chief Executive, DCC.