Malin, County Donegal

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Malin
Málainn
Town
Malin Bridge
Malin Bridge
Malin is located in Ireland
Malin
Malin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 55°15′N 7°16′W / 55.25°N 7.27°W / 55.25; -7.27Coordinates: 55°15′N 7°16′W / 55.25°N 7.27°W / 55.25; -7.27
Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Donegal
Government
 • Dáil Éireann Donegal North–East
 • EU Parliament North–West
Population (2006)
 • Urban 122
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference C467453
Malin in 1996

Malin (Irish: Málainn) is a village in County Donegal, Ireland, situated 6km (4 mi) north of Carndonagh. A further 13km (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 based around a triangular green.

Sport[edit]

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[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New moon rising for The Henry Girls". Donegal Now. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 

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