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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Kathleen (Kay) McNulty was born in Creeslough, Co. Donegal on 12th February 1921. With the Irish War of Independence at its height, her father, James, an IRA training Officer was arrested and imprisoned on the night of her birth and served two years in Derry Gaol. On his release in October 1924... Read more.

Organisation

Image of Donegal Councillors with Donegal Association NY on St. Patrick's Day

There are many networks and associations that have played a major role in the lives of the Donegal diaspora in New York and right accross the USA. However, for over a hundred years, the New York Donegal Association has been integral in the support and connection of our people abroad.  

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Place

black and white image of sign for Commodore John Barry Irish Club

The Society of Commodore John Barry, USN (aka The Irish Center) aims to support programs and activities in the Delaware Valley (includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) which celebrate and promote Irish art, culture, and heritage. The centre has created a welcoming atmosphere to both... 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

Rosita Mahony providing an overview of Ireland’s Call App on the European Stage

In a world where digital connections are becoming increasingly vital in linking businesses, sharing information and engaging with people, the work of Rosita Mahony, GIS & Research Co-ordinator Donegal County Council, is gaining considerable national and international attention.

Having... Read more.