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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Image of Pat Mc Fadden standing

Labour MP Pat McFadden was born in Scotland in 1965 and grew up in Glasgow as the youngest of seven children. His parents, both native Gaelic speakers, grew up in the townland of Dunmore in Falcarragh, Donegal. Following their marriage in 1951 they moved to Scotland for work. Settling in Glasgow... 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

Ulster University at Magee Campus Derry

North West higher education providers, Ulster University joined with city and region partners on 24 February 2021 to celebrate the Heads of Terms Agreement for the Derry and Strabane City Deal.

Welcoming this important milestone, Malachy Ó Néill, Provost of the Ulster University Magee... 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 Irish Diaspora Awards Gala Ceremony 2019

Four honoured with Tip O’Neill Diaspora Award

There was a packed house in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel on Friday September 27th 2019 as four notable members of the diaspora were honoured with the 2019 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards at a gala ceremony hosted by Donegal... Read more.