Global Donegal

Global Donegal

There are Donegal people in every walk of life and corner of the world. Whether you do business in Tokyo or live in America, where you come from is part of who you are. 

Make the connection, stay connected. 

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Golden Bridges Awards 2012
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Anthony O'Callaghan & Cllr. Dessie Larkin
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Fanad Lighthouse - Image courtesy of Martin Flemming
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Tip O'Neill Monument, Buncrana
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
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Profile

Kathleen (Kay) McNulty was born in Creeslough, Co. Donegal on 12th February 1921. With the Irish War of Independence at its height, her father, James, an IRA training Officer was arrested and imprisoned on the night of her birth and served two years in Derry Gaol. On his release in October 1924... Read more.

Organisation

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Exciting times for Buncrana native Jane Mc Carter. Since April 2012 she has excelled in the post of Arts and Cultural Director of the New York Irish Centre. Truly an Irish place with a "céad míle fáilte" for the whole community, this non-profit organization is accessible from every borough of... Read more.

Place

2015 saw a new Donegal video promoting Donegal as a great place to live, to work and do business go viral.

This video, which has been produced by Donegal TV for Donegal County Council as part of the campaign to reach out to Donegal’s global community and to promote Donegal as a great... Read more.

Article

SuperJam – My Granny is from Donegal

“My story shows that what can start as a passion, with love and hard work, can grow into something amazing. Something that changes your life” Fraser Doherty MBE, SuperJam.

At fourteen years of age Fraser Doherty took his first steps in the start of his fantastic business career. In his... Read more.

Project

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About 1700 years B.C., Milesius, then king of Spain, planned an invasion of Ireland. He died, however, before he could carry out his plan but his two sons, Eber and Eremon, saw it through. They disagreed, however, as to which of them should rule and finally settled the argument by dividing the... Read more.