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

Image of visit to Brussels of Michael Heaney, Seamus Neeley and Pat the Cope Gallagher

European affairs has a larger than appreciated impact at sub-national level, with much EU legislation ultimately implemented by councils and with access to available EU funding assuming a greater priority. Consequently, Local Authorities need to maintain strong working linkages with the European... Read more.

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

Beaver & Arranmore Islands Connect

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Arranmore Island has a significant diaspora with many of its sons and daughter going all over the world to start anew. Interestingly, there is one particular place to which the people of Arranmore have a strong link and that is Beaver Island, on Lake Michigan, USA.  After the Great Famine many... 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.