World Disability Day marked

A special balloon launch took place in Letterkenny yesterday to mark International Day of People with Disability.

A special balloon launch took place in Letterkenny yesterday to mark International Day of People with Disability.

Over 100 balloons, each adorned with positive message were released in the towns Market Square at lunchtime in the event organised by the Donegal Centre for Independent (DCIL).

The event also takes place in Disability Awareness Week.

Shane Bradley from DCIL, based in Ballymacool, said the event was aimed at highlighting awareness of those living with disabilities.

“It is to help create awareness of those living with disabilities in this county,” Shane stated.