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Malin, County Donegal

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Country  Ireland
Time zone  WET (UTC+0)
Province  Ulster
County  County Donegal
Irish Grid Reference  C467453
Local time  Sunday 7:35 AM
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Weather  9°C, Wind W at 26 km/h, 95% Humidity

Malin (Irish: Málainn) is a village in County Donegal, Ireland, situated 6 km (4 mi) north of Carndonagh. A further 13 km (8 mi) north further is Malin Head, the most northerly point of the island of Ireland. Malin won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 1970 and 1991. It was a planned settlement platted around a triangular green.


Map of Malin, Co. Donegal, Ireland


The town's GAA club, Malainn, is considered a senior football club. It is the most northern GAA club in Ireland.

The Malin 5k run is held annually as well as a Raft-Race which takes place to raise funds for the RNLI.

Tidy towns

Malin has done well in the Tidy Town's contest, winning the competition twice and coming runners-up in 2002.

Notable people

  • The Irish folk music trio The Henry Girls are from Malin.
  • The Rev. William Elder, politician and clergyman in Canada
  • Sir William McArthur, Lord Mayor of London
  • References

    Malin, County Donegal Wikipedia

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