Welcome to the homepage of the The Donegal Diaspora Project.

Summer Holidays at Home in Donegal

Sally Kane & her family
Sally Kane & her family

Donegal was a great place to grow up.  I lived just a couple of miles outside Carndonagh in the town land of Cregnahorna.  When I finished school I worked as a manager in the Ballyliffin Hotel.  I really enjoyed working in the hospitality business and loved meeting the guests from all over the world.  A few of the girls I worked with were talking about applying for the Morrison visa, and I thought it seemed like an exciting opportunity... Read more.

Project

Image of University of Edinburgh

As part of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Scotland, at Edinburgh, a Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies is a pivotal part of understanding the legacy of migration from Scotland. The Scottish Centre for... Read more.

MassDiGI, based at Becker College, was established in 2011 after innovative cooperation among government, industry and academic circles with the purpose of furthering the development of the innovation economy and gaming industry.

In 2015... Read more.

Place

black and white image of sign for Commodore John Barry Irish Club

The Society of Commodore John Barry, USN (aka The Irish Center) aims to support programs and activities in the Delaware Valley (includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) which celebrate and promote Irish art, culture, and heritage. The... Read more.

Image of the Glebe Gallery, A two story red bricked building

The Glebe house and gallery are situated just outside of Letterkenny in the village of Churchill.  The house, originally a Church of Ireland Rectory, was the home of landscape and portrait painter Derek Hill from 1954. 

Hill (1916 – 2000)... Read more.