Business optimism still ‘very much alive’ in Donegal town

Five years ago this week, the Donegal Democrat announced a massive €35 million development in the heart of Donegal Town which was due to open in time for Christmas 2010.

Five years ago this week, the Donegal Democrat announced a massive €35 million development in the heart of Donegal Town which was due to open in time for Christmas 2010.

The news was seen as a major breakthrough for the town after a series of obstacles that had blocked large scale developments in the town.

In this Thursday’s Donegal Democrat, Matt Britton takes a close look at what’s been happening in the town since, talks to leading business owners and finds that optimism is still very much in Donegal town.