The countdown is on to this year's Joule Donegal International Rally.

Clerk of the Course, Eamonn McGee, has been speaking about what's in store,

And Garda Inspector Michael Harrison, the head of the Traffic Corps in Donegal, has been outlining policing arrangements and the need to ensure that people heed the advice on road safety, and that any anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.

The rally begins on Friday morning, with a ceremonial start in Letterkenny.

The first six stages are in the south Inishowen area with two loops of Mouldy Hill (Buncrana), Grianan (Burt) and Dooish (near Manorcunningham).

On Saturday, there are eight stages, with two loops of Gartan, Glen, Knockalla and Carnhill.

Sunday's final six stages sees the competitors doing two loops of Fanad Head, the Atlantic Drive and Port Lake stages.

This is the only three day rally of its kind in Ireland.

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