More details have emerged of a new plan to attract people home for St Patrick's Day.
The Donegal Homecoming Initiative is the brain child of Mayor Cora Harvey and will target a number of key actions throughout 2011.
The aim is to then develop a keynote event of international standing during the St Patrick's Festival Celebrations in 2012.
Under the auspices of Donegal County Council's Tourism Development board the initiative will involve a number of groups including Failte ireland, Udaras Na Gaeltachta and private tourism providers.
Kevin O Connor is the council's Tourism Development Officer: