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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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

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MurphyofIreland.com offer a wide range of Irish clothing including Donegal Handwoven Tweeds, Aran Sweaters, Irish Linen, and Traditional Grandfather Shirts and Nightshirts, all of which are sourced in Donegal.

Margaret Murphy opened her drapery business on Ballybofey’s Main Street in 1939... Read more.

Place

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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.

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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

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The O'Doherty name is primarily associated with Co. Donegal. The family can trace back its origins to the parish of Kilteevoge but Inishowen is now considered the homeland of the clan. They descend from the same line as the O'Donnells.  It was the most numerous name in Donegal in the census of... Read more.