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Malin, County Donegal

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Malin, County Donegal


Malin Bridge
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
 • 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 (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.


The town's GAA club, Malainn, is considered a senior football club.

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

See also

  • List of populated places in Ireland


External links

  • The Tidy Towns of Ireland "Celebrating 50 years"
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