Donegal County Council rename the R242 Road to The R2D2
in reference to the beloved droid.

Sci-fi fantasy has now become reality with the new R2D2 road sign unveiled ahead
Inishowen’s inaugural ’May The Fourth Be With You ’ festival.
Councillor Jack Murray ‘used the force’ to propose Donegal County Council rename the R242 to R2D2
in reference to the beloved droid.

The road name alteration was originally conceived as temporary change but Donegal County Council
has since switched it make it a permanent one.
The road was renamed the R2D2 at a ceremony in Malin Head on the 15 April 2019.
Below are a selection of photographs from the festivities.

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