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Donegal Connect Raises €3,000 for Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust

Cllr. Rena Donaghy, Cathaoirleach Donegal County Council presents a cheque to Colin Bell of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.  Background L – R: Garry Martin, Director of Services, Donegal County Council, Eithne Bell, Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and John McLaughlin, Chief Executive Donegal County Council
Presentation of Cheque to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust

As part of the 2019 Donegal Connect celebrations,  the Donegal Diaspora raised over €3,000 for The Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund. The funds were raised through a sponsored walk to The Bridge of Tears in Falcarragh and a concert with legendary Donegal music group, Altan.

Earlier this week – as part of the launch of Donegal Connect 2020 – Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Rena Donaghey formally presented a... Read more.


There can be little doubt that one of the reasons the Irish Diaspora is so strong on a global level, is that the people of Ireland have always been able to see and embrace new opportunities. But many may not be aware of the exciting educational... Read more.

John & Una Mc Daid pictured with their children Brian, twins Joe & Jack and Cassie



For first and second-generation Irish people living in America, educating their children in Ireland may seem like a... Read more.

Digitally connecting with the global Donegal Diaspora

Covid may have kept us apart this year, but the connections amongst our Diaspora are stronger than ever thanks to the digital age. In the midst of Covid19, conversations with the global Donegal Diaspora continued with technology providing new... Read more.

When Ireland went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 containment measures announced by the government in March, it quickly became apparent that some business sectors required specific training to enable them to either continue operating or prepare... Read more.


Share the love for Donegal this Xmas

Christmas will be a little different this year and maybe those loved ones migth not be able to get home. So why not send them some of those iconic Donegal Vista’s which are featured in this charity book?Donegal’s Atlantic Way is a unique... Read more.

City dwellers looking to Donegal as their new business destination

Estate agents in Donegal are receiving more and more calls from businesses and individuals based in Dublin looking to move to Donegal in light of the ongoing challenges and strains of city living that have become even more pronounced now during... Read more.

Inch Fort

Since the beginning of the year, Donegal County Museum has been working with the community of Inch, to create a virtual museum exhibition that explores this beautiful island’s extraordinary heritage. We’ve heard yarns of fairy forts, fishermen’s... Read more.