Donegal County Council Chief Executive believes up to 15,000 more jobs between now and 2030

Despite concerns about the affects of Brexit, the chief executive of Donegal County Council believes up to 15,000 more people could be employed in the county between now and 2030.

Seamus Neely says many businesses in Donegal, particularly small businesses, are already preparing for Brexit.

In addition, a North West Strategic Growth Partnership has been established involving Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council.

He says a new report shows it is not all negative, and that with tourism in particular, the vast majorty of the potential that’s now there before Brexit will remain after Brexit.

He outlined what the study found in relation to employment in the county: