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A Message from John Campbell Mayor of Donegal

Mayor John Campbell with Chancellor Marty Meehan UMass Lowell
Mayor John Campbell with Chancellor Marty Meehan UMass Lowell

A Chairde,

Ar son Comhairle Contae Dhún na nGall, Ba mhaith liom Nollaig Shona agus Bliain Úr Mhaith a ghuí ar muintir Dhún na nGall agus ar Phobal Domhanda Dhún na nGall, cibé áit a bhfuil cónaí orthu.

To the people of Donegal and to our Diaspora across the globe, on behalf of Donegal County Council and as Mayor, I am glad to have this chance to wish you a peaceful Christmas and health & happiness in the year ahead.... Read more.

Project

Kevin McKenna at the Hands of History ~ Donegal Diaspora Conference 2014

In Letterkenny earlier this year I encountered my own Irishness all over all again. And if a chap is going to do something like that, then is there a better place to do it than Letterkenny? I was honoured to be invited to speak at the Donegal... Read more.

The official opening of the Sliabh Sneacht Centre in Drumfries with American friends

This past September, I had the honor of receiving the 2014 Tip O’Neill Diaspora Award.  Receiving the award was not only a highlight of my legislative career, but it also afforded me the opportunity to spend several days in County Donegal.

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Place

John Farren with Jon Mahoney BIBA & others after a round of golf at Ballyliffen Golf Club

Donegal Diaspora Project hosted an Economic Seminar in May and Ballyliffin Golf Club established contact with with Ann Burke Vice President Economic Development Council of Western MA, Jon Mahoney Boston Irish Business Association and Tim Murray... Read more.

Picture from Rothera of south cove, Jenny Island & Danny McFadden

Never did Danny Mc Fadden imagine that some day he would leave the Rosses in west Donegal bound for Antarctica but in mid 2014 his skills in telecommunications saw him relocate from Donegal to live & work for 18 months in Rothera, spanning... Read more.