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

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Govenor Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician who was the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 2005 to January 2013 (term limited). Schweitzer completed his term with one of the highest approval ratings among governors in the United States the polls regularly... 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

Sister Mary honoured in her hometown of Dungloe

Pictured at the special reception held in Dungloe Public Service Centre on Monday 12 December was Cllr. Marie Therese Gallagher, Sister Mary Sweeney, Cllr. Terence Slowey and standing l to r Sister Amala Santiago, Cha Gallagher, Sinead Walsh former Irish Ambassador to Sierra Leone and Liberia, La Gallagher and Madeline Mitchell.

A special occasion, for Sister Mary Dolores Sweeney in her hometown of Dungloe, was held in December 2016. People turned out in large numbers to honour her outstanding achievements, her commitment to the people of Sierra Leone and to acknowledge her as a recipient of a Presidential Distinguished... Read more.

Project

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What did our ancestors take from home when they emigrated?  Donegal County Council and the Donegal County Heritage Forum have joined with The Heritage Council to find out more about what Donegal people took with them when they emigrated to various parts of the World throughout the centuries.... Read more.