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
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Fanad Lighthouse - Image courtesy of Martin Flemming
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Tip O'Neill Monument, Buncrana
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Profile

Why I’m moving back to Donegal after 30 years in Canada

Last spring I left Canada to return to Donegal for four months to answer the question: where is home and where do I belong?

Even though it had been 30 years since I left, I still think of Ireland as home. But Canada is also home, and since I became a Canadian citizen and have two... Read more.

Organisation

Image of Donegal Councillors with Donegal Association NY on St. Patrick's Day

There are many networks and associations that have played a major role in the lives of the Donegal diaspora in New York and right accross the USA. However, for over a hundred years, the New York Donegal Association has been integral in the support and connection of our people abroad.  

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Place

2015 saw a new Donegal video promoting Donegal as a great place to live, to work and do business go viral.

This video, which has been produced by Donegal TV for Donegal County Council as part of the campaign to reach out to Donegal’s global community and to promote Donegal as a great... Read more.

Article

Donegal to the Scottish Islands

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It is well documented that our Donegal diaspora is located in every corner of the world, and the team behind this project are constantly amazed at the far-flung and exotic locations where people contact us from. However, Donegal people have been travelling for many centuries and have established... Read more.

Project

Homecoming of a "Chowder" Champion

A major homecoming event was staged in Kieran’s home town of Ballyliffin last night where he runs his successful business “Nancy’s Barn”

The official homecoming function was organised to mark the return of Kieran and his team who won the World Chowder Cook-Off in Newport, Rhode Island... Read more.