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2020 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Nomination Process Opens

2020 Tip O Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Nomination Process Opens
2020 Tip O Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Nomination Process Opens

Donegal County Council continues to celebrate and forge links with the Irish Diaspora with a unique awards ceremony which takes place in Donegal every year. Nominations are now open for the 2020 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards, which recognises groups or individuals that have excelled in their field, while honouring their contribution to Ireland and its Diaspora. Nominations can be made at on the link below and the closing date for... 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... 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.

Patrick Keeney - Green Golf Travel

From Diaspora Member to Donegal Based Business Owner – The GGT Story

Whats the Craic?

After about 6 months of living in Brighton I had become pretty good friends with the English lad... Read more.

Four notable members of the diaspora to receive the 2019 Tip O’Neill Award

Four notable members of the diaspora to receive the 2019 Tip O’Neill Award

The 2019 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award recipients were unveiled by Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Nicholas Crossan.

The... Read more.

Noel Cunningham - Donegal Person of Year 2019

DONEGAL ASSOCIATION DUBLIN – Donegal Person of the Year Announced!

Noel Cunningham is Donegal Person of the Year

 

Noel Cunningham has been named the Donegal... Read more.

Image of windswept woman

Moira Ní Ghallachóir of mng.ie, a bilingual company which is working to develop and promote tourism in Donegal tells us her story.

Name of your business and description of what you do.

mng is a tourism enterprise,... Read more.

2020 Tip O Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Nomination Process Opens

Donegal County Council continues to celebrate and forge links with the Irish Diaspora with a unique awards ceremony which takes place in Donegal every year. Nominations are now open for the 2020 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards, which recognises... Read more.

Place

Lloyds Signal Tower Malin Head

This is Ireland’s most northerly building on the mainland. It was named ‘Banba’ after the mythological patron goddess of Ireland. It was built by the British in 1805 as a Napoleonic lookout tower to help defend against a possible French invasion... Read more.

Joe Mullholland at The Laurels Cottage

Saving an Important Literary Landmark in Donegal

Late last summer when Brian Friel was seriously ill, I thought about, not only the days and nights I had enjoyed in the playwright's company in Glenties at the MacGill Summer School which... Read more.