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

General Martin E Dempsey in uniform

General Martin E. Dempsey (B. Jersey City, USA 1952) While Irish people may not have heard of General Dempsey, this notable member of our Diaspora was a household name in the US.   He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest-ranking military officer in the United States.  Previous... Read more.

Organisation

Image of Judy McGroarty, Daniel O'Donnel and Kate Boyle holding a Donegal flag in front of an Irish in Birmingham Banner

The Irish in Birmingham is a charity that provides welfare and cultural services to the community in Birmingham and surrounding areas. Originally from Dungloe, Kate Boyle now lives in Birmingham and works as a Health Enablement Worker for the charity. Her work entails many roles but her main is... Read more.

Place

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 centre has created a welcoming atmosphere to both... Read more.

Article

Donegal to the Scottish Islands

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It is well documented that our Donegal diaspora is located in every corner of the world, and the team behind this project are constantly amazed at the far-flung and exotic locations where people contact us from. However, Donegal people have been travelling for many centuries and have established... Read more.

Project

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As part of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Scotland, at Edinburgh, a Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies is a pivotal part of understanding the legacy of migration from Scotland. The Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies within the School of History, Classics... Read more.