Active Donegal

Active Donegal

Donegal caters for every active interest whether its family fun, team sports or solo adventuring. Over land, accross mountains and on the sea, the options are vast. 

Spread your wings & soar. Donegal has so much to offer.

Sam Maguire Cup returns to Donegal in 2012!
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Foyle Rowing Club - Image courtesy of Brid McGinley
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Hillwalking - Image courtesy of Robert Meir
Beach Time - Image courtesy of Jeremy Howard
Image courtesy of Iain Miller Unique Ascent
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Profile

Picture of Shay Given in football wear during a game

Shay Given was born April 20th, 1976 and is from the town of Lifford, Co. Donegal.  He started his career with his local team, Lifford Celtic.  His ability was soon noticed by Glasgow Celtic and he signed with them a year later at the young age of 15.  He played with the Celtic youth team for... Read more.

Organisation

Image of two people in the ocean, one on a surfboard

Liquid Therapy is a not for profit organisation working with a range of young people facing various physical, mental, emotional or behavioral challenges.  The idea for Liquid Therapy began when its founder, Tom Losey, spent time volunteering with ‘Surfers Healing’ in California, a project that... Read more.

Place

John Farren with Jon Mahoney BIBA & others after a round of golf at Ballyliffen Golf Club

Donegal Diaspora Project hosted an Economic Seminar in May 2014 and Ballyliffin Golf Club established contact with with Ann Burke Vice President Economic Development Council of Western MA, Jon Mahoney Boston Irish Business Association and Tim Murray Worcester Chamber of Commerce.

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Article

My Surfing Home

Image of Man and girl carrying a surf-board out of the water

Home-comings are the best. After months on the road I realise I’ve discovered my favourite place in the world, and I’ve left it behind...so I must go home and rediscover her. The view greeting me on the drive along the Belalt cliff-top is the best welcome home. The massive stretch of Rossnowlagh... Read more.

Project

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Donegal Philadelphia Gaelic Football Club celebrated its twenty five year Anniversary in 2013. On May 4th, 2013, the Donegal club celebrated their twenty five year anniversary as a Gaelic Football club in the Philadelphia area. The 2013 Annual Award dinner dance not only honored the current team... Read more.