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Designing Donegal - Sheila Clancy O'Donnell
My Name is Sheila Clancy O'Donnell. I hail from Albany, New York and now live in Donegal with my husband and two children. I love living here and have recently developed the exciting new Foundations in Fashion Design and Merchandising Course for Secondary Schools at the LYIT.
I studied Fashion Design & Merchandising at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, where we had amazing opportunities to work with top NY designers like...Read more.
Do you know that we have our own native honey bee here in Ireland? The Native Irish Honey Bee is often called the ‘Black Bee’ as it is generally dark in colour – although it can vary on occasion. It is a strain of the Dark European Honey Bee (...Read more.
Teach Mhici Mac Gabhann is the birth place of Mickey McGowan, the author of Rotha Mor an tSaoil (The Hard Road to Klondike). It is located in Gortahork, County Donegal.
Born in 1865 in Donegal, the eldest of twelve children in a poverty-...Read more.