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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Profile

Senate President Therese Murray

Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award Recipient 2014 Announcement

Taoiseach welcomes announcement Senate President Therese Murray as 2014 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award Recipient

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the announcement of Senator... 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

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

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

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What did our ancestors take from home when they emigrated?  Donegal County Council and the Donegal County Heritage Forum have joined with The Heritage Council to find out more about what Donegal people took with them when they emigrated to various parts of the World throughout the centuries.... Read more.