Active Donegal

Active Donegal

Donegal caters for every active interest whether its family fun, team sports or solo adventuring. Over land, accross mountains and on the sea, the options are vast. 

Spread your wings & soar. Donegal has so much to offer.

Sam Maguire Cup returns to Donegal in 2012!
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Foyle Rowing Club - Image courtesy of Brid McGinley
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Hillwalking - Image courtesy of Robert Meir
Beach Time - Image courtesy of Jeremy Howard
Image courtesy of Iain Miller Unique Ascent
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Profile

Image of Easkey Britton (first on left) and her cousins in Rossnowlagh

Easkey Britton was born into Ireland’s first family of surf on the wild west coast of Donegal.  Aged 26, this Rossnowlagh woman is a true disciple of the blessed ocean life and lives up to her namesake wave, the famous west coast break which can be translated to 'fish' in Irish. She started... Read more.

Organisation

Image of Donegal player jumping for joy.

The GAA plays a pivotal role in bringing people together not only in Ireland but worldwide.  Many people from Doengal watched Donegal win the All Ireland Final from all parts of the world with pride in September 2012.  While there are hundreds of GAA clubs abroad there are five clubs that have... Read more.

Place

John Farren with Jon Mahoney BIBA & others after a round of golf at Ballyliffen Golf Club

Donegal Diaspora Project hosted an Economic Seminar in May 2014 and Ballyliffin Golf Club established contact with with Ann Burke Vice President Economic Development Council of Western MA, Jon Mahoney Boston Irish Business Association and Tim Murray Worcester Chamber of Commerce.

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Article

Jason Black - To Everest and Back!

Jason black holding the Donegal flag in front of the Donegal Diaspora Logo

In May of 2013 Letterkenny businessman Jason Black became the first Donegal person to reach the summit of Everest. For Jason, reaching the highest point in the world was the culmination of a dream he had for many years. Eighty people were granted permission this year to climb the north ridge of... Read more.

Project

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Donegal Sports Partnership is one of 33 Local Sports Partnerships established by the Irish Sports Council in Ireland under the 1999 Irish Sports Council Act. Established in 200, it has been responsible for promoting and supporting a broad range of sports development in County Donegal with a... Read more.