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Jeanie Johnstone leaves Dingle
The Jeanie Johnston Famine ship leaving Dingle at the start of Feile na Bealtaine 2006.  29 Dingle Pilgrims re-enacted the ancient Medieval Pilgrimage route of Dingle to Compostella in Northern Spain

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Due to the amount of information in this section we have divided it into the following 5 areas:

Your letters to us (Your say on this website) [+]
Dingle in the News (Articles) [+]
The Dingle Letters (Letters to the newspapers) [+]
What people have said (Quotations) [+]

Dingle in the News
-  Dingle naming row continues after TD remarks  [More] 6/21/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Kerry town faces name change again  [More] 6/20/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Dingle Name Row goes in a new direction.  [More] 5/8/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Eight-in-ten tourists struggles to find Dingle over St Patrick’s weekend  [More] 4/2/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Ó Cuív under fire in name change row  [More] 3/15/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Alterations subvert democracy  [More] 1/11/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Tourism fears over Dingle name  [More] 1/1/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  Residents vote to keep Dingle name  [More] 10/20/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Dingle to vote on bilingual name idea  [More] 6/20/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Government’s poll slide is the result of its own insufferable arrogance  [More] 5/20/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  WHAT THE LOCALS SAY  [More] 7/19/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  Dingle Truth Stranger Than An Daingean Fiction  [More] 7/19/2005 The Irish Examiner

The Dingle Letters
-  How to resolve the town name problem  [More] 6/5/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Minister did not have the right or mandate to interfere with our name  [More] 5/24/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Town plebiscite will give Ó Cuiv his answer  [More] 5/20/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Change of name  [More] 5/19/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Once more with feeling: minister sets out the facts in placename controversy  [More] 5/15/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Dingle is more than an obscure townland  [More] 5/3/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  The Myths of Dingle  [More] 4/28/2006 The Irish Examiner
-  Keep the name  [More] 4/22/2006 The Irish Examiner
-    [More] 11/9/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  Whether to 'v' or not to 'v',  [More] 9/3/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  "…in relation to the spelling of my name."  [More] 8/30/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  "…the adulteration of O Caoimh to O Cuiv"  [More] 8/11/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  O Cuiv - the spelling of my name.  [More] 8/4/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  'Healy -V- O Cuiv':  [More] 7/30/2005 The Irish Examiner
-  Dev Óg Takes On Those God-daingeaned Dinglers:  [More] 7/20/2005 The Irish Examiner

What people have said
-  "...a show of contemptible arrogance by Government"  [More] 1/11/2007 The Irish Examiner
-  "It is a subversion of democracy……."  [More] 1/11/2007 The Irish Examiner

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Eamon Ó Cuiv
Minister for Community,
Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

"It is An Daingean, full stop,..."
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 Historian and author Canon Jack McKenna

"This is a very historic occasion and the first plebiscite to be held in the town or district. I'm very pleased with the result because I want to see both names,Dingle and Daingean Uí Chúis,retained,"
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Cllr Seamus Fitzgerald and
Cllr Michael Healy-Rae

There is no way in the wide earthly world that this is going to stand
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John O'Donoghue
Minister for Tourism, Arts and Sport

"I don't know of any tourist that doesn't have an Ordinance Survey map"
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Senator Joe O'Toole

“Éire Ireland, Dingle Daingean Uí Chúis - isn't there a lovely symmetry and rhythm about them both?”
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John Moriarty, Chairman of Cairdis Idirnaisiúnta Chorca Dhuibhne

We think road signage shouldn't be used as a vehicle to promote culture.
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Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh

Dingle is a brand name. It's known the world over.
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