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01 Dec 2021

Buncrana Christmas lights switch-on to go ahead 

Confirmation of event follows cancellations in Letterkenny and the Twin Towns

Buncrana Christmas lights switch-on to go ahead 

Local councillor Nicholas Crossan confirmed Friday night’s event in the Market Square is going ahead

Buncrana’s Christmas lights switch-on is going ahead despite the cancellation of other events in the town.

Local councillor Nicholas Crossan confirmed Friday night’s event in the Market Square is going ahead.

He asked people to come along and to “wrap up well and stay safe”.

Earlier on Wednesday, events to switch on Christmas lights in Letterkenny and Ballybofey and Stranorlar were cancelled due to the rising incidence Covid-19 cases.

Letterkenny Chamber said it was “prudent to err on the side of caution to protect all our families in the lead up to Christmas”.

Ballybofey and Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce said it took the difficult decision to cancel Sunday’s event due to “the potential impact of the event in spreading the virus among the community".

READ MORE: CMO urges 'responsible decision making' as cases predicted to soar in December

 

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