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
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
Donegal Connect Festival - 27th Sept - 6th October 2019
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Profile

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Govenor Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician who was the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 2005 to January 2013 (term limited). Schweitzer completed his term with one of the highest approval ratings among governors in the United States the polls regularly... Read more.

Organisation

Image of Judy McGroarty, Daniel O'Donnel and Kate Boyle holding a Donegal flag in front of an Irish in Birmingham Banner

The Irish in Birmingham is a charity that provides welfare and cultural services to the community in Birmingham and surrounding areas. Originally from Dungloe, Kate Boyle now lives in Birmingham and works as a Health Enablement Worker for the charity. Her work entails many roles but her main is... 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

2020 St. Patrick's Day Like No Other

Iconic sites worldwide turn green

Ireland is a nation that understands what it means to be a people globally connected but apart. This was never more evident than on St. Patrick’s Day 2020, when the global pandemic of COVID-19 resulted in the cancellation of events and parades at home and abroad. While social distancing meant we... Read more.

Project

Donegal Diaspora working group in Scotland

Donegal County Council traditionally focussed their efforts in connecting with the Donegal Diaspora along the East Coast of the United States.  However, having successfully secured funding in 2018 from Fáilte Ireland under the Global Irish Festival funding, the platform was established to begin... Read more.