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
Image of Anthony O'Callaghan & Cllr. Dessie Larkin
Anthony O'Callaghan & Cllr. Dessie Larkin
Image of Fanad Lighthouse
Fanad Lighthouse - Image courtesy of Martin Flemming
Image of Tip O Neill Monument
Tip O'Neill Monument, Buncrana
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Image of Thomas P. O'Neill III

Thomas P. O’Neill III was born in 1945 and is the eldest son and namesake of the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and outspoken liberal Democrat, Tip O'Neill, who served as Speaker from 1977 to 1987.

Thomas himself is a former Massachusetts State Representative... Read more.

Organisation

ZAP team

Pol Gallagher is a native of Ballymacool, Letterkenny. After completing his leaving cert in St Eunan’s College Letterkenny he got accepted into the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow School of Art. There he studied for 5 years before progressing to Sheffield University for a master’s... Read more.

Place

black and white image of sign for Commodore John Barry Irish Club

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.

Article

2020 St. Patrick's Day Like No Other

Iconic sites worldwide turn green

Ireland is a nation that understands what it means to be a people globally connected but apart. This was never more evident than on St. Patrick’s Day 2020, when the global pandemic of COVID-19 resulted in the cancellation of events and parades at home and abroad. While social distancing meant we... Read more.

Project

Image of O'Donnell Clan members in front of sculpture of horse

About 1700 years B.C., Milesius, then king of Spain, planned an invasion of Ireland. He died, however, before he could carry out his plan but his two sons, Eber and Eremon, saw it through. They disagreed, however, as to which of them should rule and finally settled the argument by dividing the... Read more.