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1.6m Britons Reading About Donegal

An article highlighting Donegal and its connection with Star Wars has appeared in the online version of the Metro, profiling the county to its 1.6m daily readers.

Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Almara Abgarian to visit Donegal in April of this year. The resulting article was published under the headline “May the force be with you as you explore Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way”.

The article highlights Donegal’s coastline and the range of land and water-based activities on offer, such as climbing, horse riding, surfing, diving and paddleboarding. Almara offers some tips on what to see and do, as well as where to eat. She also states that “for all its stunning views and adventure activities, it’s the stillness of Donegal that will stay with you”.

Click here to read the full article.

“We are delighted with the excellent coverage in the Metro online. It’s a great way of showcasing Donegal to a large audience of potential British visitors – helping us to spread the word about what a great place it is to visit and what makes a holiday in Donegal so memorable,” said Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland’s Head of Great Britain.

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