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
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Thomas P. O’Neill III was born in 1945 and is the eldest son and namesake of the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and outspoken liberal Democrat, Tip O'Neill, who served as Speaker from 1977 to 1987.

Thomas himself is a former Massachusetts State Representative... 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

Award Recipient 2012 Niall O' Dowd

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The first recipient of the Tip O 'Neill Donegal Diaspora award is Mr Niall O’Dowd, one of the most prominent members of the present day Irish Diaspora. Niall was born in Ireland and emigrated in his mid twenties to the US in June 1978. As a successful journalist and editor, he worked tirelessly... Read more.

Project

Tip O'Neill Plaque at Shore Front Buncrana

 Thomas P. O’Neill III talks about his father and what the Irish Diaspora Award means to him, an interesting read!

Thomas P. O’Neill III a truly humble and sincere man talks about his father the celebrated Tip O’Neill and about what the Irish Diaspora award named after... Read more.