Lift-off for Donegal Connect
DONEGAL Airport provided the stunning backdrop for
the launch of Donegal Connect, a new initiative to
reach out to all those who have an affinity for
Donegal and enticing them to come back for a 10 day
celebration this autumn.
Donegal Connect will take place from 27 September -
6 October, 2019. It will continue to strengthen
links with Donegal people both on the island of
Ireland and across the world by reaching out to them
and inviting them to come home and connect again
with the county.
The celebration will have something for everyone
with a strong focus on food, genealogy, culture,
heritage, sport and music and in particular on
employment and business development opportunities.
Pictured at the launch of Donegal
Connect is Cllr. Micheal Cholm MacGiollaEasbuig,
Cllr. Enda Bonner, Cllr. Niamh Kennedy, Cllr. Seamus
O’Domhnaill (Cathaoirleach), Packie Bonner and
Mairead Ní Mhaoinaigh.
development and career opportunities in Donegal is
an important element of Donegal Connect which will
include business networking events and seminars, a
careers symposium and workshops on the
practicalities of relocating or returning to Donegal
as well as a series of events showcasing the superb
quality of life opportunities on offer.
Irish soccer legend and former Ireland goalie Packie
Bonner and Irish traditional musician Mairead Ní
Mhaonaigh were on hand to help launch Donegal
Connect along with video messages from golfer Paul
McGinley and Donegal Associations in New York and
Invited guests were treated to a wonderful display
of Irish traditional music by An Chrannóg.
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