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Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Award

Tip O'Neill Buncrana Shorefront

 

The recipient of the 2015 Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Award will be announced at a briefing to be held in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana at 2pm on Wednesday 1 July 2015.

The award was initiated three years ago to mark the centenary of the birth of Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Speaker of the US House of Representatives and a key contributor to the Irish Peace Process.

The Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Award is... Read more.

Project

Listeners to  ‘Sunday with Miriam’ programme on RTE Radio 1 ( Sunday, June 14) were treated to a tantalising preview of Earagail Arts Festival’s forthcoming Donegal International Folk and Roots Festival ( Sunday – Monday, July 10-13 ) when Miriam... Read more.

Announcing participation from international students from LYIT in Ireland at MassDiGI¹s Summer Innovation Program

The Competition is Worldwide when it Comes to Fun and Games at MassDiGI’s Summer Innovation Program  Student interns from across the country and across the Atlantic arrive at Becker College for a summer of game development,... Read more.

Place

Image of Oakfield Park, Raphoe

Oakfield Park was built in 1739 as a Deanery for Raphoe Cathedral.  Captain Thomas Butler Stoney bought it from the church in 1869 and turned it into a country estate.The Georgian house was beautifully restored in 1998 by Sir Gerry & Lady... Read more.

Aerial View of Glenveagh Castle

At this time of year Glenveagh National Park is coming into its own with visitors taking advantage of the wonderful resource bequeathed the people of Donegal by Henry McIlhinney.   The Spring display of Snowdrops, the walks up to the 19th century... Read more.