Donegal Connect is a weekend celebration of all things Donegal offering a programme of events that will take place from 23rd – 25th September 2022. The theme of Donegal Connect 2022 is ‘reconnecting’ with our Diaspora and with each other focused on the importance of connecting people and places. Donegal Connect is a very exciting county-wide collaborative weekend event aiming to engage with the Donegal Diaspora and other international and domestic visitors and to entice them to explore the county of Donegal and find out why it is a great place to visit, live, work, invest, study and do business in.
Below you will find details on some of the fantastic events scheduled for across the county that weekend. Keep an eye out for updates and new events being announced!
Witness the sun rise from the stone fort Grianán of Aileach with a choral ensemble to awaken not just the day but your senses too.
TIP O'NEILL AWARDS
The Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award is presented on an annual basis to a chosen member of the board Irish Diaspora in recognition of achievements in their chosen field and their interest in, and support for Ireland and its Diaspora.
DONEGAL Its In Our DNA GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
Find out more about the place your ancestors came from and connect with the local people living there today, as well as with others descended from the same place, living all over the world. Be part of the global Irish Diaspora community
INISHOWEN CARNIVAL GROUP
Inishowen Carnival Group will present a carnival trail at Swan Park on the evening of 24th September. The event will feature exciting carnival props, illuminations, geometric light sculptures and live performance.