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US philanthropist fourth annual Tip O’Neill Award

Minister Jimmy Deeninhan presents the Award to Loretta Brennan Glucksman
Minister Jimmy Deeninhan presents the Award to Loretta Brennan Glucksman

US philanthropist Loretta Brennan Glucksman has been named the recipient of the annual Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award for 2015.

The presentation of this year’s award took place at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana on Friday, September 25. This event is the centre piece in a weekend of events marking the life and times of the late Tip O’Neill, an illustrious grandson of a Donegal emigrant, and an eminent member of the Irish... Read more.


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Founded in Ireland by business, political and education leaders, The Irish American Partnership aims to organize Irish American support on behalf of job creation, education and economic development in Ireland. In addition, the Partnership... Read more.

Tip O'Neill Plaque at Shore Front Buncrana

 Thomas P. O’Neill III talks about his father and what the Irish Diaspora Award means to him, an interesting read!

Thomas P. O’Neill III a truly humble and sincere man talks about his father the celebrated Tip O’Neill and... Read more.


Buncrana sits along the shores of Lough Swilly in the Inishowen Peninsula. It is one of the larger towns in Donegal and the largest town in Inishowen. In Irish ‘Bun Crannacha’ means ‘foot of the Crana (river)’.  Interestingly Buncrana was the... Read more.

The new Donegal video promoting Donegal as a great place to live, to work and do business has gone viral.

This video, which has been produced by Donegal TV for Donegal County Council as part of the campaign to reach out to Donegal’s global... Read more.