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
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Image of Pat Mc Fadden standing

Labour MP Pat McFadden was born in Scotland in 1965 and grew up in Glasgow as the youngest of seven children. His parents, both native Gaelic speakers, grew up in the townland of Dunmore in Falcarragh, Donegal. Following their marriage in 1951 they moved to Scotland for work. Settling in Glasgow... Read more.

Organisation

ZAP team

Pol Gallagher is a native of Ballymacool, Letterkenny. After completing his leaving cert in St Eunan’s College Letterkenny he got accepted into the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow School of Art. There he studied for 5 years before progressing to Sheffield University for a master’s... 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

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

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... Read more.

Project

Image of O'Donnell Clan members in front of sculpture of horse

About 1700 years B.C., Milesius, then king of Spain, planned an invasion of Ireland. He died, however, before he could carry out his plan but his two sons, Eber and Eremon, saw it through. They disagreed, however, as to which of them should rule and finally settled the argument by dividing the... Read more.