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

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

Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí interviewing Pol Mac Ruairi

Bunaíodh RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta in1972. Seachtar a bhí fostaithe i dtús báire, ag craoladh dhá uair a chloig sa lá. Faoi láthair tá RTE RnaG ar an aer ceithre huaire fichead sa lá.  Tá suas le ceithre scór ag obair i gceithre stiúideo, an cheanncheathrú i gCasla i gConamara, i mBaile na nGall... 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

Green School Flag

Can you help make the connections?

Green Schools is truly international with green flags flying in over fifty countries around the world. Do you recognise the Green Flag?If you do, why not take this chance to make connections between home and abroad? Get in touch with... Read more.