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Donegal Gathering is a key initiative of the Donegal Diaspora project bringing together young and old, from near and far, for a truly unique experience.
This tourism initiative showcases some of the major cultural events and festivals taking place throughout County Donegal, extending a heartfelt welcome to both native emigrants planning a homecoming holiday, and first-time explorers embarking on a truly unique adventure.
We showcase the best that Donegal has to offer throughout the year.
‘Connecting the Wild Atlantic Way’ – Great Success for Tourism in Donegal
Tourism businesses from all over Donegal recently attended ‘Connecting the Wild Atlantic Way’ Digital Marketing Conference. The event, hosted by Donegal County Council in association with Fáilte Ireland took place on 25th September 2014 in Solis Lough Eske Castle, was a resounding success for the tourism sector in Donegal. > Read More
3rd Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award
On Friday night last the third Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award Ceremony was held in Buncrana, Co Donegal. Tip O’Neill’s lifetime achievements wereacknowledged close to his grandparents place of birth. The ceremony was attended by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, guests from Ireland and friends and associates of award recipient President Murray as well as members of the O’Neill family from the United States. > Read More
2nd Donegal – Irish Diaspora Conference 2014
Connecting Globally through our Diaspora, 4th June 2014 – Letterkenny
Our connections as a county are without doubt one of our most important assets. Speaking at a recent Donegal Diaspora event, Seamus Neely, Donegal County Council Manager described the community of Donegal as consisting of not only those who live in the county, but also all with any connection to or interest in Donegal no matter where in the world they may be living. > Read More