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
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
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Profile

Ann McFarland Burke, has over 25 years experience in planning and economic development. Ms. Burke holds a BA from Miami University, Oxford OH and Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She has served as the Vice President of the Economic... Read more.

Organisation

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MurphyofIreland.com offer a wide range of Irish clothing including Donegal Handwoven Tweeds, Aran Sweaters, Irish Linen, and Traditional Grandfather Shirts and Nightshirts, all of which are sourced in Donegal.

Margaret Murphy opened her drapery business on Ballybofey’s Main Street in 1939... Read more.

Place

Tip O'Neill Monument Buncrana

T.P. O’Neill (1912-1994) Irish American Politician (1926-1987) & Speaker (Leader) of the American House of Representatives (1977-1987)

For 10 years Tip O’Neill was, as Speaker of the American House of Representatives, the 3rd most powerful politician... Read more.

Article

Lord Provost Sadie Docherty

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Cllr. Sadie Docherty a woman with strong family roots in West Donegal, who holds the prestigious role of Lord Provost of Glasgow, was honoured with a Civic Reception at Donegal County Council in Lifford  on May 7th 2013.

She is only the fourth woman in history to hold the position of Lord... Read more.

Project

Packie Bonner receiving his Tip O' Neill Irish Diaspora Award 2017

Donegal County Council is delighted to announce the official opening of the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards nomination process for 2018.

The Awards ceremony which is held annually in Donegal, an initiative of the broader Diaspora project, has become a highlight of Donegal County Council... Read more.