Dingle: Our Town - Our Name - Our Heritage



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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 Deal Struck - Healy-Rae strikes deal with Taoiseach to restore Dingle name  [More] 6/20/2007 The Kerry's Eye
-  Jackie backs 'Dingle'  [More] 5/30/2007 The Kerry's Eye
-  Dingle campaigners accuse Minister of hypocrisy  [More] 2/15/2007 The Kerry's Eye
-  Minister Roche discusses Dingle name in Tralee  [More] 2/15/2007 The Kerry's Eye
-  Dingle all the Way  [More] 11/15/2006 The Kerry's Eye
-  Yes Minister?  [More] 11/9/2006 The Kerry's Eye
-  Dingle's future still uncertain  [More] 10/25/2006 The Kerry's Eye
-  DINGLE ADDS TUNES TO NAME ROW  [More] 4/1/2006 The Kerry's Eye
-  Battle continues over Dingle name  [More] 3/1/2006 The Kerry's Eye
-  Dingle: what's in a name?  [More] 9/1/2005 The Kerry's Eye

What people have said
-  "The name Dingle-Daingean Uí Chúis continues to be a main priority for me…"  [More] 5/30/2007 The Kerry's Eye
-  "We believe our identity lies in both names…"  [More] 2/15/2007 The Kerry's Eye

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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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