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. 

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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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General Martin E Dempsey in uniform

General Martin E. Dempsey (B. Jersey City, USA 1952) While Irish people may not have heard of General Dempsey, this notable member of our Diaspora was a household name in the US.   He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest-ranking military officer in the United States.  Previous... Read more.

Organisation

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Exciting times for Buncrana native Jane Mc Carter. Since April 2012 she has excelled in the post of Arts and Cultural Director of the New York Irish Centre. Truly an Irish place with a "céad míle fáilte" for the whole community, this non-profit organization is accessible from every borough of... Read more.

Place

Lough Eske Castle

When the global pandemic brought the world to a standstill, tourism providers across the country dug deep to pivot and innovate so they could reopen safely. This week saw the phased reopening of our hospitality sector, and while Covid 19 has had a devastating impact on tourism, it also appears... Read more.

Article

The Flight of the Earls

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There have been many pivotal moments in this nation’s history and one such event which changed the social and political landscape for the whole of Ireland was the Flight of the Earls in September 1607.  This signalled the end of the old Gaelic Order when Rory O Neill and Hugh O Donnell sailed... 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.