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

Image of Pat Mc Fadden standing

Labour MP Pat McFadden was born in Scotland in 1965 and grew up in Glasgow as the youngest of seven children. His parents, both native Gaelic speakers, grew up in the townland of Dunmore in Falcarragh, Donegal. Following their marriage in 1951 they moved to Scotland for work. Settling in Glasgow... Read more.

Organisation

Image of visit to Brussels of Michael Heaney, Seamus Neeley and Pat the Cope Gallagher

European affairs has a larger than appreciated impact at sub-national level, with much EU legislation ultimately implemented by councils and with access to available EU funding assuming a greater priority. Consequently, Local Authorities need to maintain strong working linkages with the European... Read more.

Place

Tip O'Neill Monument Buncrana

T.P. O’Neill (1912-1994) Irish American Politician (1926-1987) & Speaker (Leader) of the American House of Representatives (1977-1987)

For 10 years Tip O’Neill was, as Speaker of the American House of Representatives, the 3rd most powerful politician... Read more.

Article

Donegal County Council wins prestigious Esri Storymaps accolade

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Donegal County Council has won the Esri Storymap’s accolade for the “The Hills of Donegal” 3D Map at the International User Conference, San Diego.

Esri revealed the winners of its Storytelling with Maps Contest yesterday at the Esri User Conference,... Read more.

Project

Image of group of people standing at Ireland Pride of Place Awards

The Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) programme is based on a simple idea; instead of waiting for people of Irish descent to trace their roots, Ireland Reaching Out goes the other way. Working through voluntary effort at a townland, village and parish level in Ireland, Ireland Reaching Out... Read more.