Malin, County Donegal
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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.
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.
Malin has done well in the Tidy Town's contest, winning the competition twice and coming runners-up in 2002.
- 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
- "New moon rising for The Henry Girls". Donegal Now. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
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