Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 25 September, 2021

Did you hear Donegal is getting its own special postcodes?

Up the lane… NO, not THAT lane!


Online shopping will be easier, getting deliveries will be smoother and there might just be less of:

…it’s the third house on the left after the bockety shed. The one with the Laois flag tied to the gatepost.

The gas tickets over at DonegalDollop.com are dubious though. They think the postcode system might take some tweaking up in the north west.

They’ve kicked off the #DonegalPostcodes hashtag on Twitter…

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Any ideas for postcodes for your own area? You know what to do…

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