Welcome to the homepage of the The Donegal Diaspora Project.

Donegal Associations

Caratra Beach, Inishowen, County Donegal

Across the world, Donegal people have come together in their 'homes from home' and formed groups. A shared identity, background and cultural understanding allows members to create a link with their homeland. There are many Irish groups related to different activities or hobbies, indeed, there is an infrastructure across the world that represents our Country. 

Donegal, nestled in the North-West corner of Ireland is represented... Read more.

Project

Re-Photographic image of Rathmullan with black and white horses and carts

The Lawrence Collection of photographs is a unique series of over 40,000 images taken across the island of Ireland between the years 1870 and 1914. Over 1,400 of these photos were taken in County Donegal. In this unique project,  a rephotographic... Read more.

Image of front cover of book

This  atlas consists of around ninety articles from over fifty contributors covering a wide range of topics that are central to the cultural and natural heritage of Donegal. While the county has received a considerable degree of attention from... Read more.

Place

Image of Ramelton Park

Ramelton, one of the five designated Heritage Towns in Donegal, is a vibrant and visually stunning town, nestling on the slopes of the Lennon River.  Its rich cultural heritage lends the town a distinctive visage with many well preserved Georgian... Read more.

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.