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Stephen McCahill honoured as Donegal Person of the Year!

On Saturday night, 4th of March over five hundred people turned out to honour Stephen McCahill as the 2016 Donegal Person of the Year in the Regency Hotel, Dublin. Stephen was joined by his family, friends and many people from Ardara and Glenties and the surrounding areas. It was lovely that both Stephen’s children Steven [...]

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2016 Donegal Person of the Year: Stephen McCahill

DONEGAL ASSOCIATION DUBLIN – 2016 Donegal Person of the Year Announced! Stephen McCahill, a native of Glenties, has been named Donegal Person of the Year for 2016. The announcement was held in The Black Door Piano Bar on Harcourt Street in Dublin on Friday, 20th of January much to the delight of the large crowd [...]

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2016 Annual Mass & Fr. McDyer Lecture

The Donegal Association Dublin held their Annual Mass for the deceased members of the Association and their families, on Sunday 13th November at the Regency Hotel. A large crowd attended which was celebrated by Fr. Conor McGee who has connections with Arranmore Island. Fr.Michael McCullagh and Fr. Charlie Cunningham concelebrated this mass. This is a [...]

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Announcement of Donegal Person of the Year 2016

The Donegal Association in Dublin will announce the latest Donegal Person of the Year at a function in The Black Door on Dublin’s Harcourt Street on Friday 20th January from 6.30pm. The current Donegal Association Person Of the Year is award-winning hotelier Deirdre McGlone from Harvey’s Point. The Donegal Person of the Year award was [...]

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Christmas Event 2016

On Thursday evening, the 8th of December the Donegal Association in Dublin hosted their Christmas event and were delighted to have former Donegal champion Donal Reid present to sign copies of his book ‘Confessions of a Gaelic Footballer’. The event kicked off in Cassidy’s Bar, Camden Street after 6.30pm with Anthony Molloy present as the [...]

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Donegal Association meets Professor William Campbell, Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine

  On Thursday evening 29th September, members of the Committee of the Donegal Association Dublin met with Professor William Campbell, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2015 in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.  Prof. Campbell was awarded the prize for his part in discovering avermectins, which kill infection-causing parasitic roundworms. In 1987, along with [...]

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Dia daoibh agus fáilte ar ais chuig bliain eile i saol Chumann Thír Chonaill!

After an eventful summer break, the Donegal Association is back in action for another year of activity! During the summer, we enjoyed a number of outings. It was great to see so many familiar faces at our Annual Complimentary Outing for members which took place on Saturday June 18th from 10am. We had lovely tea/coffee [...]

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Annual Gala Ball 5th March 2016

On Saturday night the 5th March, hundreds turned out to honour Deirdre Mc Glone as the 2015 Donegal Person of the Year. Deirdre was joined by her family, friends and many people from Donegal especially Ballintra, Donegal Town and the surrounding areas. Many of the well-known hotelier’s friends and colleagues from the tourism industry also [...]

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Deirdre McGlone named as Donegal Person of the Year 2015!

Business women, Deirdre Mc Glone, has dedicated her life to promoting Donegal at home and abroad and it is with great excitement that we announce her as the Donegal Person of the Year 2015. Hotelier Deirdre Mc Glone, owner of the award-winning Harvey’s Point Hotel, will be presented with her award at a gala ball in March. [...]

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A Look Back on 80 years of the Donegal Association

  As we enter into 2016, we reflect on a significant milestone for the Donegal Association in the year gone past. 2015 marked the 80th Anniversary of the Arranmore Disaster and the subsequent founding of the Donegal Association – an anniversary which we celebrated and remembered at our Annual Mass and Lecture back in November. [...]

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