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Cathaoirleach does North West proud in promoting investment & trade links in US

Golden Bridges Conference
Golden Bridges Conference

Donegal County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr Terence Slowey says promoting the Ireland North West region in partnership with Derry City and Strabane District Council in Massachusetts during their recent visit was significant in promoting investment and economic development and making real inroads to helping local firms towards market entry in the United States.

Here he talks about the visit and the good work that was done by the... Read more.


Image of University of Edinburgh

As part of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Scotland, at Edinburgh, a Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies is a pivotal part of understanding the legacy of migration from Scotland. The Scottish Centre for... Read more.

MassDiGI, based at Becker College, was established in 2011 after innovative cooperation among government, industry and academic circles with the purpose of furthering the development of the innovation economy and gaming industry.

In 2015... Read more.


Image of front of Ionad Cois Locha

Located on the shores of Dunlewey Loch in the Poisoned Glen of Gweedore, Ionad Cois Locha is a popular visitors centre, a real jewel in a magical place, steeped in history. Founded as a heritage centre and run by local people,it is a restored two... 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.