This is my homeland, the place I was born in / No matter where I go it's in my soul / My feet may wander a thousand places / But my heart will lead me back home to my Donegal.
(Daniel O'Donnell, Home to Donegal lyrics)
Born on Tory Island in 1887, James Dixon was an Irish artist and landscape painter. He spent most of his life on the island as a fisherman and farmer, rarely leaving at all. Unusually he began painting at quite an old age. He began to become known when he was at the ripe old age of 72, after...Read more.
Peggy Falbo arrived in Donegal in August 1998 as part of a student exchange. We caught up with her and asked her to share her story.
I had never been to Ireland before and I really didn’t know what to expect. I certainly didn’t expect to fall in love with Donegal or fall in love with a...Read more.
The American actress Sarah Jessica Parker and actor Matthew Broderick married in a civil ceremony at an historic synagogue on the Lower East Side in Manhattan on the 19th May 1997. Although the couple reside in Manhattan, they spend a considerable amount of time at their holiday home near...Read more.
Doherty Connection Runs Deep
Born in Oregon, USA, Eva Doherty Gremmert has strong Donegal connections with her grandmother Rose ‘Rosie Newman Doherty born 27th August 1890 in Ballyloskey, Carndonagh and her grandfather 'William Thomas Doherty' born 20th May 1881 in Ballygorman, Malin Head. Emigrating separately the couple...Read more.
Moira Ní Ghallachóir of mng.ie, a bilingual company which is working to develop and promote tourism in Donegal tells us her story.
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mng is a tourism enterprise, supporting local service providers, festivals and...Read more.