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Official announcement of the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards 2017 Recipients

Four Diaspora ambassadors to be awarded prestigious Tip O’Neill Award

The 2017 recipients of the prestigious Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards were announced recently at a special reception in the County House in Lifford.

This year’s recipients […]

Tip O’Neill Exhibition being held in Cork City Library on The Grand Parade

This exhibition shall be officially launched by Professor Margaret Kelleher on Monday 13th March, 2017 @ 3pm and will run for a month.

The exhibition will celebrate the life of Tip O’Neill, his connections with Ireland […]

Nominations now open for 2017

Donegal County Council is delighted to announce the official opening of the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards nomination process for 2017.

Click Here to Nominate

Here in Donegal we are very proud […]

Chris Matthews receives Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award

Political analyst and Hardball presenter Chris Matthews received the 2016 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award at a ceremony in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana, Co. Donegal on Friday night.

Chris Matthews known as the blunt and […]

74 entries for this year’s Tip O’Neill Schools Competition

With the final touches being put into place for this year’s Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award ceremony, the painstaking job of adjudicating the 74 entries received for this year’s Schools Competition is also […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Chris Matthews to receive Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award next week

With the US Presidential campaign in full swing, well known political commentator Chris Matthews is taking time out from his busy TV schedule next week to make a special visit to Donegal where he will […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Hardball’s Chris Matthews to receive Tip O’Neill Award 2016

The recipient of the 2016 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award will be American political commentator, talk show host, and author Chris Matthews.   The announcement was made at a special reception which was held in […]

2015 Award Recipient has been Selected

Loretta Brennan Glucksman

US philanthropist Loretta Brennan Glucksman has been named the recipient of the annual Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award for […]

Tip O’Neill Diaspora Award 2014

On 12th September 2014, Senator Therese Murray President of the Massachusetts Senate received the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora award from the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins.

In a touching ceremony on Friday September 12th, Murray […]

2013 Tip O’Neill Event a Great Success

On Friday, 20th September 2013, the second Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award was awarded to the former Governor of Montana, Brian Schweitzer.

Upon receiving the award from Minister of State Dinny McGinley TD, Governor Schweitzer stated, […]

First Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award Weekend a Success

On Friday, 8th September, the inaugural Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award was presented to Niall O’Dowd.  Niall O’Dowd is an Irish, New York based journalist and publisher.

Pat Hume, wife of Nobel Laureate John Hume presented […]

By |November 4th, 2013|Event Photos|0 Comments

Irish Diaspora Award: The Beginning

Inishowen was a hive of activity on the weekend of September 8th & 9th when an impressive eighty members of the O’Neill clan and the Irish Immigration Centre descended on Donegal from all parts of […]