Donegal County Council offices closed to the public

Donegal County Council has announced that its offices, including public libraries, will be closed to the public until further notice.

The Council says it is continuing to make every effort to provide its public services in a managed way, as the county continues to work through the COVID-19 challenges.

The closures will take effect from close of business this Wednesday evening.

Work will still be continuing at the Council with appropriate measures in place.

Specific arrangements in relation to some services have been made.

Customers can still avail of services, and are encouraged to deal with the Council by telephone (074-9153900), email ( or online.

The Council will facilitate special appointments for customers who have no means of using methods such as phone, email or internet.

Specific arrangements in relation to accessing some services are outlined below:


Motor Tax Service.


The online system is been used extensively, and the public are being asked to continue to use this service. In this regard, customers can get help by calling the Council, speaking to a friend or relative who knows what to do, or checking


Postal applications can be sent to Letterkenny Public Services Centre, Neil T. Blaney Road, Letterkenny. It is important that forms are fully completed, including phone numbers so that the Council can contact you if required.

Drop Box.

A drop box for applications will be available in each Public Service Centre and at Three Rivers Centre, Lifford.


All forms are available at

Contact Details.

Phone on 0749153900, or email via


Community Call Helpline.

The Community Call helpline remains open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm daily.

Contact Details.

Enquiries and requests for information or advice can be made by phone on 074 9153900.


Planning Service.


All documentation in relation to current planning applications is available online via


Where necessary, arrangements can be made to view planning applications by appointment only in County House, Lifford, between the hours of 9.30 and 4.30 pm. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Email or Phone.

Planning enquiries and requests for information or advice can be made by phone on 074 9153900 or by email via


Library Service.

Donegal Libraries are operating a Contact and Collect service. Details are available at .