Killybegs- a vibrant and progressive location

Killybegs- a vibrant and progressive location
Matt Brittonmatt.britton@donegaldemocrat.com

The Killybegs Harbour Business brochure, which showcases Killybegs as the modern, vibrant and forward looking harbour location off the North West coast, was launched this week in the Bayview Hotel, Killybegs.

This brochure aims to market the facilities available locally and the on-line version can be adapted to reflect the ever-changing landscape and services in the harbour.

Speaking at the launch Cllr. Niamh Kennedy, Cathaoirleach of Donegal Municipal District stated that “Killybegs is very much open for business with the people of Killybegs having a ‘can do’ attitude.”

Eugene McBrearty from the Killybegs Business Focus Group added: “We focus on the promotion of the town and look forward to using this brochure and in particular the on-line version to market our fantastic facilities to harness any opportunities and ideas that could assist development, employment and marketing of the town and harbour.”

Chief Executive of Donegal County Council, Seamus Neely stated at the launch that “As a local authority, we are delighted to have witnessed the evolution of Killybegs into a multi-functional port serving the fishing, energy and cruise sectors.

“Killybegs plays a very vital role within our county and the economic and tourism spin-off is very significant.”

In launching the brochure, the Mayor of Donega,l Cllr. Terence Slowey, encouraged all companies and organisations to use it to promote Killybegs as acentre of choice for a range of vital services.

“The brochure outlines all the facts about Ireland’s premier sea-port from the manufacturing and engineering companies to the more recent facilitation of cruise ships where they can disembark and explore our county.

“The continued investment in the harbour has allowed it to evolve into a multi-functional port serving the commercial and tourism sectors.”