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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Burt Castle

Born in Castlehill, Burt on June 9TH 1867 to Pat McLaughlin and his wife Catherine, Joseph was baptised at Burt Chapel on June 23rd, 1867. Joseph’s father worked locally as a labourer with the Swilly Railway. The young Joseph attended nearby Carrowen National School and like many of his... 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

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

North West Trade Delegation to Massachusetts 2016

Golden Bridges

Civic leaders, businesses and officials from the North West will be embarking on their largest ever delegation to Boston, Massachusetts later this month.  This delegation, which is being jointly led by the Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Terence Slowey and the Mayor of Derry, Cllr... Read more.

Project

Tip O Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Gala Ceremony 2018

Tip O’Neill 2018 Award recipients honoured

Over 220 guests attended the gala Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award ceremony on Friday night in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel to honour this year’s worthy recipients; Boston based Homes of Donegal fundraising committee, former... Read more.